More ideas from Pat
Broccoli-spinach soup with tahini

No cream required: tahini gives this soup its buttery flavor and silky texture -- and makes a serving of dark leafy greens unusually enticing. sliced avocado dressed with lemon and sprouts jazzes up ordinary crusty bread and rounds out this balanced meal.

Apricot-Basil Chicken Salad –– perfect for a Mother's Day luncheon.

Apricot-Basil Chicken Salad ~ The crunchy chicken-apricot salad can go from a ladies' luncheon to your picnic basket. As an appetizer, try it on top of crackers or toasted bread. This recipe is from reader Darlene Rose Cook of Corvallis, Oregon.