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Mashed Potato for One

1 med. potato, peeled and cooked 2 T. milk 1 T. cream cheese, softened 1 t. butter or margarine 1/4 t. salt (optional) 1/8 t. fresh dill or pinch...

Refried Beans

1 can kidney or black or dark red beans 1 T. diced onion 1 clove garlic, diced 1/4 t. cumin dash of turmeric 2-3 T. cheddar, mozzarella, or swiss...

Low Fat Gravy

1/2 c. finely chopped onion 1/2 c. finely chopped mushrooms 2 T. chopped, fresh parsley 2 c. reduced beef or chicken broth, divided 2 T. cornstarch pinch of pepper Sauté...

Texas Caviar

2 t. olive oil 1 small eggplant, peeled and chopped 1 c. onion, chopped 1 jalapeño pepper, seeded and finely chopped (optional) 1 15-oz. can salsa-style chunky tomatoes, undrained 1 15-oz....

Christin’s Guacamole

3 medium avocados (make sure they are ripe and high quality) 1/4 c. white onion, chopped 2 roma tomatoes, diced 2 T. fresh cilantro, chopped 2 garlic cloves,...

Coconut Mahi Mahi Over Rice

4 mahi mahi fillets 1 small can sweetened condensed milk instant white rice small can coconut milk flaked coconut, unsweetened 1 T. parsley 4 T. sliced almonds (optional) Preheat oven to...

Smoked Salmon Dip

8 ozs. cream cheese, at room temperature 1/2 c. sour cream 1 T. lemon juice 1 T. fresh dill, minced 1 t. prepared horseradish, drained 1/2 t. salt 1/4 t....

Shrimp With Gnocchi

1 lb. fresh or frozen shrimp, peeled, deveined and tails removed 2 lb. gnocchi (frozen or dried) 1/2 c. butter 4 T. olive oil 1/2 c. white wine 1...

Black Bean Salsa

1 can black beans, drained and rinsed 1 can white and yellow corn, drained 1 can black-eyed peas, drained 1 jar diced pimentos, undrained 1...

Coconut Rice

1 c. uncooked rice 3/4 c. water 3/4 c. coconut milk 1 T. butter Combine rice, water, coconut milk, and butter in a large pot. Bring to boil,...

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