Recipes With Course: Snack

Quinoa Chicken Salad

Quinoa and Chicken Salad Recipe

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Quinoa and Chicken Salad is an easy, gluten free alternative to macaroni salad. It has sliced olives, onion, bell peppers, marinated artichoke hearts, and a pinch of red pepper flakes for heat, but you can add or omit ingredients to your taste. Serve Quinoa and Chicken Salad with BBQ, fried or ...

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Homemade Italian Pizza Fresca

Simple Homemade Tomato and Olive Pizza

Americans love pizza. They love it so much, many diet gurus advocate eliminating pizza from the diet of Americans overweight and obese. The reasons are simple. Too much dough made using white flour and too much high calorie, high sodium cheese and meat. Usually, the meat, like pepperoni, is highly ...

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Oven Baked Tortilla Chips

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Fresh corn tortillas have up to 80% less sodium and 60% less calories compared to equivalent size flour tortillas. Most store bought tortilla chips are fried and have as much sodium and fat as potato chips. Oven baked chips are chewier than fried tortilla chips, but crisp up nicely when ...

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Homemade Zucchini Frittata

Zucchini Frittata

Italian frittatas are a cross between an omelet and quiche cooked in a skillet. Slow cooking is needed to remove most of the water in the zucchini and avoid a soggy frittata. Frittatas can be eaten hot or cold.  

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Homemade Pita Chips

Baked Pita Chips

Pita chips made with whole wheat or multi-grain pita bread is a high fiber alternative to potato chips with up to 30% less calories per 1-ounce serving. Serve pita chips with hummus or a variety of dips. Related Recipes Hummus Cucumber Dip  

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Homemade Hummus


Hummus is Arabic for chickpeas. At it’s simplest, it is a puree of garbanzo beans (cici, chickpeas), tahini a sesame seed paste, oil, and spices. Hummus is nutritious, providing 3 grams of fiber per 2 tablespoon (30 ml) serving. This basic homemade hummus recipe can be prepared dozens of ways ...

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Chicken Tacos

Tacos de Pollo a la Parilla (grilled chicken tacos)

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In Mexico, tacos are any filling wrapped in a tortilla. In the United States they are typically a fried corn tortilla shell filled with seasoned ground or shredded meat, lettuce and cheese. This type of taco is referred to as Sonoran style after the state of Sonora, Mexico. This version ...

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Homemade Pico de Gallo Salsa

Easy Homemade Pico de Gallo (Fresh Salsa)

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Pico de gallo (also known as fresh salsa or salsa cruda) is a Mexican salsa made from fresh tomatoes. It is a simple blend of diced tomatoes, onions, and chilli peppers seasoned with salt, fresh cilantro and, if desired, lime or lemon juice. Two tablespoons of pico de gallo salsa has about ...

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Homemade Creamy Guacamole

Basic Guacamole

Guacamole is Aztec for avocado sauce. This basic guacamole recipe produces a creamy version similar to prepared guacamole available from most grocers. Whether creamy or chunky (hearty), guacamole takes only minutes to prepare. This recipe requires only four ingredients: Ripe avoados Prepared salsa Lime juice Salt (optional) Although avocados are ...

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Homemade Pickled Beets

Easy Pickled Red Beets

Red beets can be grown in a home garden of any size. Drowning your own beets from organ seeds assures pesticide free roots and leaves. Like most root vegetables, beets can be boiled, roasted, or grilled. If you have a lot of beet roots or just like pickled beets this ...

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