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Recipe: Beet walnut salad. By Mayo Clinic Staff Dietitian's tip: This beautiful side salad mixes the flavors of sweet beets, savory gorgonzola and tangy vinaigrette.

Recipe: Beet walnut salad

Chopped apple, celery and walnuts add crunch. Number of servings Serves 8Healthy carbLow Sodium Ingredients 1 small bunch beets, or enough canned beets (no salt added) to make 3 cups, drained 1/4 cup red wine vinegar 3 tablespoons balsamic vinegar 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 tablespoon water 8 cups fresh salad greens 1/4 cup chopped apple 1/4 cup chopped celery Freshly ground pepper 3 tablespoons chopped walnuts 1/4 cup gorgonzola cheese, crumbled Directions Steam raw beets in water in saucepan until tender. In a large bowl, combine balsamic vinegar, olive oil and water.

Put greens onto individual salad plates. Nutritional analysis per serving Serving size: About 1.5 cups total (1 cup lettuce and 1/2 cup beets) Diabetes Meal Plan Choices Fats 1Nonstarchy vegetables 2. Artichokes alla Romana. Dietitian's tip: Globe artichokes look like large, green flower buds.

Artichokes alla Romana

Don't confuse them with Jerusalem artichokes (sunchokes), which are brown and resemble ginger root. Number of servings Serves 8High FiberLow FatHealthy carb. Maricel E. Presilla's Cuban Avocado, Watercress, and Pineapple Salad. Every week -- often with your help -- Food52's Senior Editor Kristen Miglore is unearthing recipes that are nothing short of genius.

Maricel E. Presilla's Cuban Avocado, Watercress, and Pineapple Salad

Today: Watercress, avocado, and caramelized pineapple walk into a bar, in Cuba. We're on the cusp of the spring love affair we've been waiting for all winter. But guess what else is in season, just a bit further away? Pineapple. And avocado! Thanks to Maricel Presilla, we don't have to. Her book is a sweeping survey of the Latin American food cultures, with 500 recipes. For a taste of the genius in the book, Food52er drbabs sent me this salad. But instead of cheery fresh pineapple typically used in Cuba, Presilla shakes a little sugar on top and broils it. The rings get sweeter and more mellow (just like on pizza!) You could instead grill the pineapple, or sear it on the stovetop. More: Another thing that takes well to caramelization -- white chocolate. So what is it doing with the likes of caramelized pineapple and avocado? Maricel E. Serves 6 to 8 Follow. Soy: Healthy Or Harmful?

Soybeans are handy.

Soy: Healthy Or Harmful?

Aside from the traditional foods they bring us -- edamame, tofu, tempeh, and many others -- they transform into tasty substitutes for milk, yogurt, ice cream, bacon, burgers, and sausage. With no animal fat, cholesterol, or sensitizing animal proteins, they side-step the problems that animal products can cause. Cow's milk, for example, is linked to Type 1 diabetes and anemia in children and increases the risk of prostate cancer in men. Jenny Holm: Georgian Eggplant Rolls with Walnut-Garlic Filling. I first tasted Georgian food as an exchange student in Moscow.

Jenny Holm: Georgian Eggplant Rolls with Walnut-Garlic Filling

My host mother Masha introduced me to it on nights her boyfriend Igor wasn't home, since he couldn't abide the garlic that permeates nearly every Georgian dish. This was one of my favorites, the tender fried eggplant forming a finger-friendly pocket around its pungent filling, nutty and creamy and herbal in a way I'd never experienced before. Five years later, when I took a job teaching English in Georgia largely in order to cook and eat this food every day, my Georgian host mother Shushana taught me her recipe for this dish, on which my own is based. (For instance, I have omitted the ground marigold petals that add color to many Georgian dishes, since they are all but impossible to find in the US.) Georgians make this dish with "Italian" eggplants, which are smaller than the elephantine specimens found in most American grocery stores. 1. 2. 3. 4.

Parmesan Celery Salad Recipe. I worked on two things over the weekend: organizing my photos into scrapbooks, and making this Parmesan Celery Salad.

Parmesan Celery Salad Recipe

For years, I've had piles of photos accumulating in drawers, on desks, and in boxes. I suspect it is going to be a long process wrangling them into some sort of order, but at least I now have a plan. The salad? It's crisp and vibrant from the celery and jolt of lemon, creamy from the warm cannelloni beans dusted with wispy threads of grated Parmesan. It hits the warm beans and melts instantly. First, a peek at the albums. I started by organizing my favorite instant/peel-apart film shots into two of the albums. Here's the celery salad recipe. Set aside any celery leaves you might come across while prepping this salad.

Slice the celery stalks quite thinly - 1/8-inch or so. Food & Nutrition Articles. Bulgur Bowl. Quinoa Chili Recipe. Red and Black Rice Stuffing With Red Lentils — Recipes for Health. Andrew Scrivani for The New York Times 1 1/2 cups red rice, like Bhutanese red rice or Lundberg Wehani 1/2 cup black rice, like Forbidden Rice or Lundberg Black Japonica 1 quart water, chicken stock or vegetable stock Salt to taste 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil.

Red and Black Rice Stuffing With Red Lentils — Recipes for Health

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