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Jicama Fruit Salad with Cilantro and Lime

Bright white crunchy jicama and tropical pineapple, orange and mango, this juicy jicama fruit salad with cilantro and lime dances with mouthwatering flavor!

Jicama Fruit Salad with Cilantro and Lime

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Skillet Roasted Curry Cashews

Salty, spicy and slightly sweet, skillet roasted curry cashews are a good-for-you crunchy addictive snack you can make in ten minutes AND, this is big–without turning on the oven! 

Skillet Roasted Curried Cashews

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All you do is stir the cashews in a skillet until golden and then zizzle in a mix of maple syrup, curry powder, black pepper, and tamari soy sauce!

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Mexican Black-eyed Pea Salad with Lime Vinaigrette

Here comes luck, wealth, and health wrapped in a colorful Mexican black-eyed pea salad! Tender little beans with their black-eyed wink, with crunchy red pepper, cucumber, minced jalapeño chile, and cilantro–this festive salad is quick and easy to make.

Mexican Black-eyed Pea Salad in a glass bowl with serving spoons

¡Feliz Año Nuevo! Black-eyed peas on New Year’s Day is a tradition worth keeping. And since we’re celebrating in Baja Mexico, this year I’m making a politely-spiced black-eyed salad zesty with south of the border flavors.

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Cornmeal Thumbprint Cookies with Pepper Jelly

Cute as a button and sparkling with spicy-sweet jalapeño pepper jelly, these cornmeal thumbprint cookies come with unexpected flavor! We’re talking first bite surprise.

cornmeal thumprint cookies with finger holding one cookie with a bite

With whole grain crunch and understated sweetness, they’re like a cornmeal biscuit with a spread of vibrant spicy jam. They don’t have that sugary taste you expect in cookies.

If you’re looking for a delicious not-too-sweet cornmeal cookie, you want this recipe. And if the pepper jelly scares you away, instead, simply fill your thumbprints with sweet jam or jelly.

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Dirty Rice with Collards and Leeks {vegan and gluten-free}

Long grain brown rice, fresh antioxidant-full greens, and nutritious pumpkin seeds, some of the healthiest foods you can choose, make up this meatless rendition of the classic Cajun favorite, dirty rice. Flavorful and easy to put together–dirty rice with collards and leeks is about to become your new favorite side dish!

Loaded with peppery spice, tossed with fragrant leek nibbles and a generous amount of healthy collard ribbons, all in the same spoonful this dirty rice is not just dirty, it’s clean!

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