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Simple Stir Fry

Everyone should have a go-to stir fry recipe. This is a basic recipe that you can vary based on availability of seasonal vegetables. The fresh grated ginger gives it a wonderful Asian flavor. If you like spice, you can add some Asian chili sauce, which can be found in most grocery stores (also called sambal… Read more »

Sherry Dijon Vinaigrette

This dressing is from our Summer Green Bean Salad recipe. However, it can be paired with any salad. The sherry vinegar gives a depth of flavor that is unique. Serves 8 Serving Size: 2 tablespoons Prep Time: 5 minutes Total Time: 5 minutes Ingredients: 9 tablespoons sherry vinegar 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard 12 tablespoons (¾… Read more »

Sauteed Squash and Onions

I grew up eating squash and onions. It was a summer favorite of our family. I converted the bacon grease version my mom made to the Med Way by using olive oil. I use both zucchini and yellow squash but you can use just one variety if you like. This recipe calls for green onions,… Read more »

Roasted Brussels Sprouts

This is an amazing vegetarian side dish. Feel free to add a small amount of turkey bacon for added flavor if you wish. Serves 4 Serving Size: ¾ cup Prep Time: 15 minutes Cook Time: 20-30 minutes Total Time: 35-45 minutes Ingredients: 1 pound (approximately 4 cups) Brussels sprouts 4 tablespoons olive oil 2 tablespoons… Read more »

Oven-Roasted Vegetables

You really don’t need a recipe for roasted vegetables, but here are some recommendations for tasty combinations. Spices may vary based on your taste or you can go au naturel with just salt. Serves (depends on amount prepared) Serving Size: approximately 1 cup (as a side) Prep Time: Depends on vegetables, approximately 15 minutes Cook… Read more »

Olive Oil Toast

Is there anything better than toasted bread? Toast in the morning, toast at dinner, toast most anytime. How do you get your toast fix and still stay true to the Med way? Here is a simple two-step process for having your toast and eating smart. Serves: 1 Serving Size: 2 pieces Prep Time: 2 minutes… Read more »

Mediterranean Tuna Salad

Amp up your traditional tuna salad with this delicious recipe. Full of vegetables and flavor, it makes a delectable meal any time of day that the whole family will love. Enjoy it as a sandwich, on top of greens, or alongside our Super Tomato Soup and Olive Oil Toast. If serving as a sandwich, use… Read more »

Cucumber Olive Oil Sea Salt Yogurt

If you are tired of sweet yogurt, this recipe is for you. You can use kosher salt but flake salt, such as Maldon, is better. It may sound strange but the tiny kick of salt makes this dish. If you are taking this for lunch, put the salt in a baggie and add just before… Read more »

Citrus Salad Dressing

This dressing is from our Brown Rice Salad recipe. However, it can be paired with any salad. Serves 6 Serving Size: 2 tablespoons Prep Time: 5 minutes Total Time: 5 minutes Ingredients: Juice from 3 limes or lemons 6 tablespoons olive oil Salt and pepper to taste Directions: Combine juice, olive oil and salt and… Read more »

Chili Lime Vinaigrette

This dressing is from our Chili Lime Salad with Grapefruit, Mango and Pineapple recipe. However, it can be paired with any salad to make it tangy and delicious. Try it with your favorite salad. Serves 8 Serving Size: 2 tablespoons Prep Time: 5 minutes Total Time: 5 minutes Ingredients: 6 tablespoons vegetable oil (canola, grapeseed,… Read more »

Balsamic Dijon Vinaigrette

This dressing is from our Quinoa Strawberry Salad recipe. However, this classic dressing can be paired with many different salads. Serves 8 Serving Size: 2 tablespoons Prep Time: 5 minutes Total Time: 5 minutes Ingredients: 6 tablespoons balsamic vinegar 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard 6 tablespoons olive oil Salt and fresh ground pepper to taste Directions:… Read more »