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extra-virgin olive oil

I know you’ll enjoy this dressing. It’s been a family favorite for years. Quick, easy, delicious and nutritious.
Buona Salute! To Your Health~Janet

1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
2 tablespoons red wine or white wine vinegar
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 teaspoon fresh taragon, finely chopped
1 teaspoon dried oregano (pinch to bring out the oils)
1/2 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
salt and pepper to taste (Sicilian salt is especially good)

Whisk all ingredients in small bowl, add slowly to salad, combine and taste, adding more if needed.


Crunchy Baked Chicken

1  4-4 1/2 lb. whole chicken, (back removed) cut-up, skin removed, preferably organic or all-natural Salt and pepper to taste 1 teaspoon dried oregano 1/2-3/4 cup whole-wheat flour or whole-wheat pastry flour 1/2 teaspoon hot paprika 3 cups Japanese Panko bread crumbs 1 cup buttermilk 1/2 teaspoon olive oil Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. […]

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Whole-Grain Pasta Puttanesca

This seems to be one of my most popular recipes.  Whole-Grain Pasta Puttanesca!  As with all my healthy recipes that are easy to make, it is healthier & lighter while still delicious. And since so many of you asked for it, here it is! Enjoy!! 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil 3 large cloves chopped […]

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Cream of Pepper Pasta Recipe

I love this healthy recipe for its hint of red pepper taste, which makes it very different from basic marinara sauce. I call it my “saucy” sauce because of its bell-peppery kick.  Of course it is also lighter and healthier and like all my favorites, it is a recipe that is easy to make. Prep time: 10 […]

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