Sandra's Kitchen

Cantaloupe Salad

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Cantaloupe Salad

What do you make for dinner on hot summer evenings? l'm always looking for new recipe ideas that don't require cooking - it's been waaay too hot to turn the oven on lately.   Lately I'm adding fruit to greens to make cool salads- add some grilled shrimp or chicken to the salad to make it more filling. Cantaloupe Salad: Shave cantaloupe with a veggie peeler Thinly slice fennel Rough chop fresh dill Mix above ingredients with baby lettuce then squeeze lime juice, drizzle olive oil and season with salt/pepper. Enjoy!

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Watermelon Salad Recipe

Watermelon Salad Recipe

Happy Summer! I hope you're staying cool.  It's the middle of Summer here in Massachusetts and we've had our share of super hot days already.   Here's a refreshing and simple recipe to make on a hot day when you don't want to turn the oven on.  Watermelon Salad  Ingredients: Watermelon with cucumber, mint, lemon juice and Agave (I do love Agave.. I put it on just about everything). My son Sam and I made this salad last week during a hot spell.  Soooo refreshing for breakfast or as a side dish with grilled chicken. Toss some in a blender with ice and you've...

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Orange Mango Creamsicle

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Orange Mango Creamsicle

Here's a healthy alternative to the classic ice cream pop- Orange Creamsicle. These ice pops are made with coconut milk instead of dairy milk and sweetened with Agave nectar.   My younger son Sam made this batch with me.  It's a fun and easy recipe to make with your kids... ask them to come up with ideas for other orange fruits to use in place of orange and mango.   Get a free download of this recipe here.

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Nasturtium & Nectarine Salad

Nasturtium & Nectarine Salad

Out for a walk this morning I saw a bunch of cute little bunnies hopping about. Then.... I get home and find those bunnies have been having a feast on my nasturtiums! Suddenly they’re Not so cute anymore :(Luckily there are some flowers left and I managed to make a breakfast salad- yum!Get a free digital download of this recipe here. Try this out for breakfast then let me know what you think in the comments below. Cheers! -Sandra   Below are the flowers in my garden- this year I've got a range of colors from deep orange to pale yellow....

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Happy 4th!

Happy 4th!

Happy Summer! Here’s an idea for a summer cookout platter- add shots of #gazpacho and ricotta/roasted tomato dip to a grilled shrimp meal. Fresh veggies and bread slices finish the platter off for an easy and delicious family meal. .Find our lobster tray in the shop..Spend more time cooking with family :)

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