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Green (or Purple) Bean and Tomato Salad with Lemon Dijon Vinaigrette

Green or Purple Bean Salad with Tomatoes

I’ve made this salad with either the green or purple beans, and sometimes a combination of the two. It’s a nice alternative to the usual green salad. Servings: 4 Ingredients: 1 pound fresh Green or Purple beans, washed and ends trimmed 1 cup Grape or Cherry Tomatoes, halved 2 Tablespoons Shallot, minced Lemon Dijon Vinaigrette 2 Tablespoons fresh […]

Red Cabbage

Red Cabbage

Although green cabbage is the most commonly eaten variety, red cabbage provides more nutritional benefits as well as an incredible flavor.  It is low in calories, an excellent source of dietary fiber, and a rich source of vitamins A, C, and K.  Red cabbage also contains significant amounts of the minerals potassium and manganese.  It contains […]



Believed to have originated in India or Burma, eggplant became popular in many Arab countries and Northern Africa around 900 A.D.  When it was first introduced in Europe around the 15th century, it was cultivated only as an ornamental curiosity, because it was believed to be poisonous.  Eggplant reached the United States in the 17th […]

Green Bell Peppers

Pahl's Fresh Green Peppers

Peppers contain high levels of vitamins A, C, and E and most varieties include the minerals iron and potassium.  Refrigerate unwashed in a refrigerator hydrator drawer for 1-2 weeks.   Eating them raw, added to a veggie tray, sliced in a salad, or as part of a favorite sandwich, will give you the most nutritional benefits.  They are easy to […]

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