Cauliflower Mushroom Leek Soup with Butter Fish

September 21, 2010
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What is it about a hot bowl of soup that is so comforting and delicious? The simplicity of tossing a bunch of healthy ingredients into a pot and watching it bubble and simmer away is thrilling. Here cauliflower, mushrooms and leeks are sautéed in a bit of olive oil then covered in broth. the whole mixture […]

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Quinoa with Blood Orange and Basil

March 20, 2010
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Blood oranges are showing up all over the markets and the web these days. Not only are they beautiful with their ruby red color, but they are a tasty addition to sweets and savories. This is a great dish for Meatless Monday’s. Quinoa is a great high protein whole grain that is also gluten free. […]

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Smoky Marinated Chicken Breast

November 22, 2009
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We love smoky marinated chicken over here, Make a big batch and you will have protein on hand for a few days.  Chop it, slice it, dice it. Use it in soup, quesadillas, or even a Monte Cristo sandwich. Toss this smoky chicken with some veggies, a salad, have it alongside brown rice, whole wheat […]

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Skinny Chicken Tikka Masala

October 24, 2009

The words “Skinny” and “Chicken Tikka Masala” don’t usually go together. I don’t know about you, but when I go out for Indian food I usually over eat.  Common conversation when people are eating CTM usually goes like this: “OMG this is so good!” “Yeah, I can’t stop eating it once I start.” “Don’t they use […]

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Grilled Lemon Garlic Chicken

July 24, 2009
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I always make my Grilled Lemon Garlic Chicken in a large quantity  so we have plenty to grab throughout the week. I mention over and over how important it is to have fresh, healthy food on hand so you don’t fall off the wagon and eat the wrong stuff. Chicken breast is lean and jam […]

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Kitchari-Rice and Lentils

July 7, 2009

This Kitchari recipe is from India. Kitchari basically means a hodge-podge or blend of ingredients. In the Indian culture they place strong emphasis on flavor and the energy that goes into preparing food. Positive energy put in during cooking provides a more nourishing and beneficial experience for those consuming the food. Yet another reason for us […]

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