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Light Seafood Chowder – Healthy Fish Stew for Summer

This light seafood chowder is brimming over with the flavors of white fish, succulent seafood and healthy vegetables for a summer time soup that reminds me of days on the coast of Maine. I spent my summers in Maine doing things that Mainers do when the temperatures get hot, even though it is only for …

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Salmon in Parchment Paper – How to Cook “Fish en Papillote”

For today’s recipe, I will be showing you how to make salmon in parchment paper. You won’t believe the flavor that comes from such an easy process. The culinary word for this type of cooking is “fish en papillote.” It comes from a French word meaning paper and cooks any type of fish beautifully, even …

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Baked Trout Recipe – Parmesan Panko Crusted Trout Fillets in the Oven

This baked trout recipe is crispy on the outside with a tender center that is seasoned with Dijon mustard and light mayonnaise. Parmesan cheese and Panko breadcrumbs make these rainbow trout fillets a hit at dinner! I used to fish a lot when I was younger. Catching lake trout and cooking them for dinner was …

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Keep those Resolutions Going with these Healthy Recipes and Meal Plan

New Year’s Day may be a thing of the past for you, but its easy to keep those New Year’s resolutions going with one of these healthy recipes. They are tasty, easy and perfect for losing weight. We all have the best of intentions when we make New Year’s resolutions for eating healthy on January …

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Garbanzo Bean Salad – Mediterranean Chickpea Salad Recipe

This garbanzo bean salad is a delightful mix of beans, vegetables and fresh herbs in a tangy balsamic lemon dressing. It is very easy to make (less than 10 minutes) and tastes amazing.I love making garbanzo bean recipes. The beans are readily available and can be used in lots of ways, from hummus to curries …

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Easy Mediterranean Chicken Salad – Healthy & Full of Flavor!

This easy Mediterranean chicken salad features tender, boneless chicken breasts that are marinated in a lemon balsamic dressing that is full of the flavor of fresh herbs and garlic. This dish is the perfect summer salad that gives a big dose of Mediterranean flavors! Summer has arrived and that means it’s salad time. I love using …

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How to Make a Colorful Greek Chopped Salad for Summer

This Greek chopped salad has a summer time taste that pairs well with grilled meats or fish and it makes a really popular pot luck take along. The salad is full of bite sized ingredients that are so pleasing to the eye. You’ll be transported to the Mediterranean with every bite! Summer is the time …

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Fresh Herbs for Cooking – A Cook’s Guide to Fresh Herbs

One great way to make the flavor of recipes really shine is to use fresh herbs for cooking. Using them adds tons of flavor and freshness to any recipe. This visual Guide to Fresh Herbs gives information on buying, storing and using the most common herbs for today’s recipes. I grow herbs year round.  Most …

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Thai Chicken Coconut Soup – Tom Kha Gai – (Whole30 – Paleo – Gluten Free)

This delicious Thai Chicken Coconut Soup has a really well balanced combination of sweet, sour, spicy, and salty ingredients.  The soup is Whole30 compliant, Paleo and Gluten Free. As an added bonus, the soup comes together in one pot to make clean up super easy later.   If you eat at Thai restaurants, you might …

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One Pot Jambalaya Recipe – (Gluten Free) – Chicken Shrimp Sausage Delight

This quick and easy one pot Jambalaya recipe has loads of textures and tastes and a splash of New Orleans flavor! The recipe is gluten free, healthy and features chicken, shrimp and andouille sausages. Perfect for a busy week night meal! Time for some Southern charm in a bowl.  This recipe is sure to make …

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Paleo Worcestershire Sauce – Soy Free and Gluten Free

Worcestershire Sauce is an ingredient that is called for in many recipes, but it contains soy, as well as some other not so good for you ingredients.  This Paleo Worcestershire Sauce is a healthy twist on the traditional pantry staple and is really simple to make. It makes a nice addition to my cooking tips …

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Whole30 Breakfast Recipes – Easy Paleo Ideas to Start your Day

These Whole30 Breakfast recipes are some that I used to get me going in the morning and allowed me to see that eggs can be cooked in more than just one way! Even though my Whole30 is done, many of these breakfast recipes have become favorites for both me and my husband. If you have …

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Shrimp Recipes – 25+ Simple and Easy Recipe Ideas for Shrimp

Any seafood recipe is a big favorite in our house, but shrimp seems to be the variety that is the most versatile.  It’s great in stir fries or pasta dishes, delicious cooked on the BBQ and special enough for date nights.  These 25 Shrimp Recipes are on the table quickly, easy enough for a busy …

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Cooking Tips & Tricks to Get the Most out of Your Time in the Kitchen

These cooking tips will teach you how to do everything from roasting garlic, to measuring flour and making mashed potatoes to perfection. You don’t need a kitchen full of expensive gadgets or appliances.  And you don’t need an arsenal of expensive cookbooks. All you need is a bit of knowledge and a bit of practice to become …

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 Recipe Categories Are you looking for something new to cook for dinner or dessert tonight? Want a quick party appetizer to wow your friends? Recipes Just 4U has hundreds of recipes for you to choose from.  Just click on any of the images or the links below to go to that category page.   One Pot …

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Strawberry Peach Jalapeño Salsa with Home Made Tortilla Chips

This Strawberry peach jalapeño salsa makes a great easy appetizer. I love to serve it with home made tortilla chips. I love easy party food.  My husband and I often entertain with no notice and it’s great to have a few recipes that are perfect party food, but that can be put together quickly.  If you …

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Pan Seared Honey Glazed Salmon with Brown Butter Lime Sauce

This honey glazed salmon with brown butter lime sauce has a combination of both sweet and sour that makes it really, really tasty. It’s a great addition to my collection of 30 minute meals. I am not much of a fish person.  I eat it because I should, but it is not one of my …

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Baked Salmon with Honey Dijon Garlic Sauce

Do you like 30 minute meals?  You will love this one! Salmon is my favorite fish.  I’m not much for fish in general unless it is seafood, but I do love salmon. This recipe for Baked Salmon has a lovely honey Dijon mustard and garlic sauce that compliments it well.  Baked Salmon with Honey Dijon …

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