Pantescan Potato Salad

Authentic Mediterranean food features locally grown wild greens and vegetables. This simple potato salad recipe is infused with flavors of olives and capers and can accompany any summer meal. It also eliminates the heavy mayonnaise that is often included in the American-style potato salad with which you may be familiar. The heart-healthy fats found in[…]

Balsamic Chicken with Apple, Lentil and Spinach Salad

Heart Healthy Recipe   This dish is full of flavor (and heart-healthy fiber) thanks to the balanced combination of tart balsamic chicken and a lightly sweet and crunchy salad made with celery, green apple and lemon juice.   Ingredients   3 tbsp. olive oil boneless, skinless chicken breasts Kosher salt and pepper 2 tbsp. balsamic vinegar 2 scallions[…]

Cranberry Jalapeno Cheese Spread

Ingredients   1 cup dried cranberries 1/2 cup packed brown sugar 1/2 cup orange juice 4 teaspoons chopped seeded jalapeno pepper 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1 teaspoon grated orange zest 1/4 teaspoon Chinese five-spice powder 1 package (8 ounces) reduced-fat cream cheese Assorted crackers   Preparation   In a small saucepan, combine the first seven[…]

Rosemary-Pecan Mashed Sweet Potatoes

These make-ahead mashed potatoes are perfect for potato lovers who are craving something sweet.   Ingredients   3 lb. small sweet potatoes 1 1/2 c. pecans, broken into pieces 2 tbsp. olive oil 1/4 c. Grated Parmesan cheese 1/8 tsp. cayenne 3 tsp. roughly chopped fresh rosemary 3 tbsp. pure maple syrup Kosher salt   Preparation   Heat oven to 425°F. Prick sweet potatoes[…]