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Poached Egg and Avocado Toast with Fresh Tarragon and Lime

In Dairy-free, Gluten-free, Recipes | Delicious and Quick Recipes for Real Food by Lisa Soldo-Johnson2 Comments

One of my very favorite easy to make breakfast meals is this creamy tarragon and lime avocado toast topped with a warm poached egg. It’s all the goodness of breakfast wrapped up in a perfectly dreamy meal. The thing about avocados is – you have to eat them as soon as they ripen. Wait a few days too long and …

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Jamaican Jerk Chicken Sliders

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Authentic Jamaican Jerk Chicken Sliders are easy to make and bring the flavors of Jamaica to your table. A delicious menu change-up perfect for gatherings, picnics, potlucks, or dinner tonight. We hosted our son’s graduation party this summer.  After attending what seems like a dozen different grad parties over the course of June and July, Jean-Marc wanted to do something …

Spanish Breakfast Scramble

In Dairy-free, Gluten-free, Recipes | Delicious and Quick Recipes for Real Food by Lisa Soldo-Johnson2 Comments

Spanish Breakfast Scramble is a hearty meal packed with flavor and health that can be enjoyed for any meal of the day. What gives this scramble Spanish influence is more substantial use of vegetables, a lighter sprinkling of cilantro, and commonly used spices like cumin and chili powder.  This delightful combination gives the soul to the flavor of the dish. …

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Caesar Tossed Roasted Herb Potatoes

In Dairy-free, Gluten-free, Recipes | Delicious and Quick Recipes for Real Food by Lisa Soldo-Johnson2 Comments

Caesar Tossed Roasted Herb Potatoes is a recipe I created after learning to make the most delicious caesar dressing recipe given to me from my friend Laurie who is the owner of the organic cafe  Basimo Beach Café. located in Belair Beach Florida. The dressing is so hard to stop eating that I just had to try it on something …

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Jamaican Fruit Salad with Lime and Honey

In Food Around The World by Lisa Soldo-Johnson2 Comments

The Caribbean, known for its beautiful sandy beaches, the lush tropical climate, an abundance of delicious fresh fruit, is a place I would vacation all over again. Jamaica represents the Caribbean lifestyle, influencing the world’s love for Reggae music made famous by Bob Marley, their endearing Jamaican Patois accent, and the Caribbean/Jamaican food. But with tropical fruit, Jamaica has the …

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Khoresht Bademjan – Persian Eggplant Stew

In Dairy-free, Food Around The World, Gluten-free, Recipes | Delicious and Quick Recipes for Real Food by Lisa Soldo-Johnson6 Comments

Over 30 years ago, I met Mitra, a beautiful young woman from Iran. We became friends quickly and we’ve experienced so much of life together ever since. The beautiful thing about the Persian community is the timeless culture they have preserved away from their Iranian homeland. From an age-old language, Farsi, to enduring traditions, like their Persian New Year called …

Koofteh Persian Meatballs

In Dairy-free, Food Around The World, Gluten-free, Recipes | Delicious and Quick Recipes for Real Food by Lisa Soldo-Johnson10 Comments

Print Recipe Koofteh Persian Meatballs Yum A combination of zesty tomato sauce combined with sour lemon and barberries and a slightly spicy kick gives these meatballs an irresistibly unique flavor that will keep you wanting more. Course Dinner, Entrees, Lunch, Main Dish Cuisine Mediterranean Servings people Ingredients 1 pound ground beef 80/203/4 cup onions, chopped1/2 cup chopped cilantro2 teaspoons turmeric, …

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Fish Tacos with Pineapple Island Salad & Lime Crema

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Print Recipe Fish Tacos with Pineapple Island Salad & Lime Crema Yum Chili Lime Rub marinated cod sprinkled over a colorful salad of fresh pineapple, purple cabbage, fresh cilantro, red onion and just a touch of jalapeno tossed in lime juice and a dusting of sea salt. Top it all off with a Lime Crema sauce and you have a …

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Joojeh Kabob – Persian Chicken Kabob

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Print Recipe Joojeh Kabob – Persian Chicken Kabob Yum Simple to make and packed full of flavor, these Persian Chicken Kabobs make the perfect family meal or easy entree for entertaining, when paired with basmati rice and a fresh salad. Course Dinner, Entrees, Lunch, Main Dish Cuisine Mediterranean Prep Time 30 minutes Cook Time 15 minutes Passive Time 1 hour …