Lithuanian Cold Borscht – Saltibarsciai

Russian has Okroshka, Lithuanian has Šaltibarščiai – cold borscht for hot summer days. Beets, cucumbers and boiled eggs with kefir or buttermilk make funny color and great taste. In some areas, pickled beets are added. Goes well with hot boiled potatoes or just a piece of rye bread.

Lithuanian Cold Borscht – Saltibarsciai

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Miroton – Leftover Beef in Onion Gravy with Crispy Top

This is awesome easy recipe: beef in onion gravy under crispy bread top. Really great comfort food. Adapted from RecipeSource.

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Banana Bread Pudding

Great dessert with banana sweet taste. I love it cold with good big cup of tea. Adapted from About. Com – Low Fat Cooking.

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Low Calorie Eggplant Parmesan

We decide to join Meatless Monday. We did had some vegetarian meal before, but now it will be more often. Today it was crispy eggplant in marinara sauce – very tasty. Adapted from Low Calorie Ideas.

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Chickpeas, Carrot and Tuna Salad

Great for lunches. Can be made ahead. Crunchy and healthy. Very tasty.

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