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Mango, Corn, and Black Bean Salsa

Rating: 4.47 stars
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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: 4.41 stars
131
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: 4.78 stars
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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: 4.75 stars
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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: 4.67 stars
14
Spanish yellow rice with fresh veggies that everyone loves.

Paleo Chicken Stew

Rating: 4.67 stars
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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: 4.47 stars
11
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: 4.2 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.

Jamie's Sweet and Easy Corn on the Cob

Rating: 4.74 stars
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My mother-in-law gave me this quick and easy recipe for the sweetest, tastiest corn cobs!

Vietnamese Fresh Spring Rolls

Rating: 4.64 stars
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These spring rolls are a refreshing change from the usual fried variety, and have become a family favorite. They are great as a cool summertime appetizer, and are delicious dipped in one or both of the sauces.
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Microwave Corn on the Cob

Rating: 4.62 stars
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This is a no-nonsense recipe for corn on the cob. Perfect for when you run out of stove or grill space. I freeze the corn on the cob in plastic bags, and remove a single ear of frozen corn in the cold winter months to have the sweet taste of summer corn throughout the year!

Perfect Summer Fruit Salad

Rating: 4.61 stars
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The perfect fruit salad for a backyard bbq or any occasion. There are never leftovers! This is one of my favorite fruit salad recipes, as I think the sauce really makes it. This salad is tastier the longer you can let it soak in its juices. I prefer 3 to 4 hours in the refrigerator before I serve it. Enjoy.
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Sweet and Silky Strawberry Sorbet

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Quick Stuffed Tomatoes

This recipe brings a healthy dose of fresh flavors in a small package.

Pico De Gallo

Rating: 4.39 stars
360

Sometimes when you eat authentic Mexican food, they give you this salsa stuff made with tomatoes, onions, and jalapenos. You can add a squeeze of lime juice to pico de gallo, but I prefer this basic recipe. Once you serve this with your Mexican dish such as tacos, you will want it with all your Mexican dishes!