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Mango, Corn, and Black Bean Salsa

Rating: 4.5 stars 16
My neighbor introduced me to this cool dish that can stand alone as an easy side dish or tastes great with chicken made up as fajitas. This is a recipe that can be altered to use up other fruits you have on hand. I have used a mix of mangoes and peaches to make this, and it would probably taste great with pineapple or other tart fruits, but if you like mangoes as much as I do, you will want to let that flavor dominate. Optional to chill before serving.

Orange, Honey and Soy Chicken

Rating: 4.5 stars 165
This is a lovely sweet-and-sticky meal without the guilt the family whole family will enjoy. If you are cooking with rice or another side that takes awhile to cook, prepare that first.

Meyer Lemon Avocado Toast

Rating: 5 stars 57
I like to use this recipe when I have a ripe avocado that I don't want to waste. It is absolutely delicious and a wonderful source of fiber and fatty acids. Feel free to get creative with the ingredients! Substitute cilantro with mint or parsley, or chia seeds with sesame or poppy seeds.

Tomato Cucumber Kachumbar

Rating: 4.5 stars 17
Kachumbar is an Indian-style salad that is served on top of curry. Fresh herbs and lemon add a tangy crunch that lightens even the most intense gravies.

Yellow Rice with Vegetables

Rating: 4.5 stars 17
Spanish yellow rice with fresh veggies that everyone loves.

Paleo Chicken Stew

Rating: 4.5 stars 116
I made this recipe up when I started eating paleo. I have now found it to be a staple in our home!

Brandied Cherry Clafouti

Rating: 4.5 stars 14
A warm French custard with brandied cherries. Almost any fruit can be used in this recipe.

Pearl Couscous with Lentils, Carrots, Spinach, and Corn

Rating: 4 stars 5
This is a recipe that is great as a side or even as a meal. It's so hearty! It's great served warm or cold. I sometimes substitute chickpeas for the lentils, but be aware that they have a slightly stronger flavor. The white wine is used for flavor but can be left out if desired. Reduced-sodium chicken broth can be used. This recipe keeps well in the fridge and can be served warm or cold.

Shrimp Salsa

Rating: 5 stars 140
This is an awesomely simple, light, and refreshing salsa that goes great with tortilla chips.

Perfect Summer Fruit Salad

Rating: 4.5 stars 536
Layers of fresh fruit are soaked a citrusy sauce in this colorful salad.

Split Pea Soup

Rating: 4.5 stars 1325
This is a hearty split pea soup has a flavorful ham bone cooked with carrots, potatoes, onions, and a pinch of marjoram.
By bluebayou

Vietnamese Fresh Spring Rolls

Rating: 4.5 stars 729
With fresh vegetables wrapped in rice paper, these Vietnamese spring rolls are a refreshing appetizer for an Asian-inspired meal.
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Inspiration and Ideas

Sweet and Silky Strawberry Sorbet
Rating: Unrated 73
"This recipes tastes so good, and is really easy to make." – Karina
Quick Stuffed Tomatoes
Rating: Unrated 49
This recipe brings a healthy dose of fresh flavors in a small package.
Gnocchi I
Rating: 4.5 stars 619

Mashed potato, flour and an egg -- all you need to knead for gnocchi.