FRESH TOMATO SALSA

 

 

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This salsa recipe is really tasty, fresh, healthy, and made one step. There is no fat or sugar in it and the salsa has the advantage of being a tomato salad.You just need chopped up tomatoes, chiles, fresh green pepper,onions, some lemon juice,parsley and some seasoning. It is very easy to make. Enjoy it!

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PUREE CAULIFLOWER WITH POTATO

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These Cauliflower puree with potato came out excellent!!! The puree is fluffy and light, take 30 minutes to make . Cauliflower puree with potato do not taste like simple cauliflower, it tastes pretty amazing! If you don’t like simple cauliflower taste, try this Cauliflower puree with potato, which is a delicious and healthy substitute for traditional cooked cauliflower. The cauliflower goes really well with meat or chicken.Forget the mashed potatoes, tray this very healthy alternative.

Cauliflower is an excellent source of vitamin C, vitamin K and manganese, dietary fiber, omega-3 fatty acids as well as carotenoids. Cauliflower is extremely low calories, which is good news for our waistline.

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– STUFFED AUBERGINE/ STUFFED EGGPLANT/ ĪMAM BAYILDI -(Clerk Fainted)

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Cook time: 20-30 minutes

Level: Easy

Serve: 3

Stuffed eggplant ( Īmam bayildi) is simple to prepare and it is perfect for a side to grilled meat or a vegetarian main dish. Īmam bayildi-(The Clerk fainted) is the most famous of Turkish olive oil food.

There are some funny story to explain why the name is coming from. Commonly knowing one is that Īmam (Clerk) found the taste so overwhelmingly perfect tasty and he fainted from delight, after a bite the stuffed eggplant. An other story says that he learnt the amount of olive oil that put into the dish and how much expensive olive oil was used, he was worried about his money spent and he just fainted.

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EASY CHICKEN FAJITA

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Cook time: 2o-25 minutes

Level: Easy

Serve:  4

Easy Chicken Fajita is perfect for busy week nights or perfect for outdoor dining in the summer and Fajitas are delicious Mexican-style wraps and also Chicken Fajitas  are a favorite for everyone. Marinated chicken breast seared quickly and combined pepper, onion, garlic, you can also use a large wok or pan. Enjoy it!

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-SHRIMP SALAD WITH PASTA-

DSC_8349 Preparation Time: 30 minutes

Level: Easy

Serve: 6

This shrimp salad with pasta is super easy to make and also delicious. This low calorie, light recipe is one of my favorite summer salads. I think it has the perfect combination of shrimp, pasta and crisp veggies. I personally like to use fresh shrimp but frozen ones are still pretty good and much faster to prepare if you are in a hurry. It definitely is a good alternative to standard pasta recipe. Enjoy 🙂 Continue Reading

CELERY WITH QUINCE AND CARROT

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Level: Easy

Serve: 6

This is a simple and tasty dish, it is one of my favorites in winter. Flavors of Clery and orange juice make a balance with quince and carrot. Enjoy!

Celery is from the same family with parsley and fennel. Celery root and the leaves of celery are often used to make soup, salad or meal. Celery leaves has high content of vitamin A and the stems are an excellent source of vitamins B1, B2, B6 and vitamin C with rich supplies of potassium, calcium, magnesium, iron , sodium. The natural organic sodium( salt) in celery is safe for consumption. Continue Reading

POTATO SALAD

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Cook time= 20-25 minutes

Level= Easy

Serve= 4

This is traditional Turkish potato salad , it is very easy, delicious and healthy. This is a different take on the usual potato salad and you can change the ingredients to your liking. Potato salad is a wonderful side dish with meat, chicken or fish. I like to prepare this without salt and put it in the fridge so that it is ready to eat the next day (I add salt and pepper when I want to eat it so that it doesn’t get too soggy). Super quick and yummy. Enjoy it! Continue Reading