Halibut with Ginger and Scallions


 
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Image by africa at FreeDigitalPhotos.net

 
 

Prep and Cook Time: 20 Minutes

Ingredients:

  • 3/4 lb halibut cut into 2 pieces
  • 1/4 cups light vegetable broth
  • 1/4 cup mirin rice wine*
  • 3 medium cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1 TBS soy sauce
  • 1 TBS fresh lemon juice
  • 1 TBS minced fresh ginger
  • 2 cups fresh shitake mushrooms, sliced 1/4-inch thick
  • 1 cup coarsely chopped scallion
  • salt and white pepper to taste
  • *mirin is a sweet Japanese rice wine without the alcohol content; you can find it in many of your local health food stores or in the Japanese section of your local grocery store.

Directions:

  1. Chop garlic and let sit for 5 minutes to enhance their health-promoting properties.
  2. Bring the broth and mirin wine to a simmer on  medium-high heat in a 10-inch skillet.
  3. Add garlic, soy sauce, lemon juice, ginger, scallions,  and mushrooms.
  4. Place halibut steaks on top, reduce heat to low and cover. Cook for about 5 minutes, depending on thickness (5 minutes for     every 1/2" of thickness). Season with salt and pepper. Remove steaks and place on a plate. Spoon scallions and mushroom broth over fish and serve.

Serves 2

Recipe from whfoods.org

 

Garlic Roasted Tomatoes


 
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Recipe:

  • 10 large vine tomatoes
  • halved 4 garlic cloves
  •  sliced / ½ bunch thyme
  • 3 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil.

Heat oven to 350 degrees. Place tomatoes on oiled baking sheet with garlic & thyme, drizzle on balsamic vinegar & olive oil. Roast for 1 hr. Remove & set aside to cool.

 

10 Minute Fruit & Cheese Salad


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Image by Paul at FreeDigitalPhotos.net

 

Prep and Cook Time: 10 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 1/4 cup green seedless grapes
  • 3 fresh (or dried) apricots, cut into eighths
  • 3 dried figs, sliced medium thick
  • 1/2 lb mixed salad greens
  • 2 TBS fresh lemon juice
  • salt and cracked black pepper to taste
  • extra virgin olive oil to taste
  • 3 oz goat or gorgonzola cheese
  • optional: 1/4 lb sliced, precooked turkey breast, cut     into bite-size pieces

Directions:

  1. Toss all ingredients, except cheese, together. Top with     goat or gorgonzola cheese.

Serves 2

Recipe from WHFoods.org