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Healthy Cooking

Paula Deen Defends Herself On The View

September 25, 2009

It is reprehensible to me the way that Barbara Walters approached Paula Deen on this interview on “The View” recently.

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Farro and Arugula Salad with Flank Steak

May 24, 2009
Farro and Arugula Salad with Flank Steak

Farro is not one of those ingredients that most people have laying around in their kitchens. That’s a pity. It has become a staple in my house due to its versitility, texture, flavor and health benefits.

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Spinach Pizza with Egg

February 22, 2009
Spinach and Egg Pizza on Whole Wheat Crust

Yes. Spinach and Egg Pizza on Whole Wheat Crust might sound a bit off-putting, but it is one of the more tasty, healthy recipes that I’ve played around with lately.

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Grilled Caesar Salad with Steak and Blue Cheese

July 9, 2008
Grilled Caesar Salad with Steak and Blue Cheese

A Grilled Caesar Salad with Steak and Blue Cheese is filling, flavorful, and healthy! It is also a great way to use produce in your CSA box!

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Its a bird, a plane, a brussel sprout?

October 22, 2007
Sprouts

How many of you grew up absolutely hating brussel sprouts?  I know I did.  I’ll preface this post by saying that I hope my mother isn’t reading this blog as of late, and Mom, if you are, please stop reading now.  Thanks. Now I’ll continue on… Brussel sprouts for dinner were one of those traumatic events […]

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Mediterranean Couscous

August 22, 2006

The other day I was browsing through the bulk foods section of Whole Foods and I came across Isreali Couscous. It is much bigger than your typical couscous. This is a good thing, because while I do like to cook with couscous, sometimes the texture is just not what I am looking for – it […]

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Summer Vegetable Soup

August 20, 2006

One excellent way to use up that summer produce is to throw together a nice, light, summery soup that helps you empty out your fridge. The good thing about this soup is that it is quick, healthy, and extremely flexible. The bad thing about this soup is that though it is quick, it is also […]

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Filet of Sole with Pesto Shrimp

January 29, 2005

On a recent evening I stopped by the grocery store on my way home from work, with no idea in mind about what we were going to be having for dinner. I felt like eating healthy, but lean chicken and pork was getting a bit old. As I passed the fresh fish counter, the filet […]

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Pumpkin Cookies with Spiced Icing

October 31, 2004

Fall is a season that I’ve come to appreciate much more since joining a Community Sponsored Agriculture program. In the past I’ve avoided pumpkin pies and other baked pumpkin sorts of things. It was just sort of bland and unappealing to me. Then 2 years ago I ended up with mounds of butternut squash on […]

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Tilapia with Mediterranean Salsa

September 27, 2004

I’m buckling down into healthy eating mode again! I had planned to grill a nice marinated salmon steak for dinner tonight, but a quick trek around the nearest store showed no salmon that I would even consider buying. So instead I picked up tilapia. Tilapia is a mild white fish that is ideal for picking […]

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Tomatoes Galore

July 25, 2004

It’s the time of year that we only dream about in April. We’ve got fresh, homegrown tomatoes spilling over out of our patio pots and into our kitchen. We’ve made our BLTs a few times, but now it’s time to get creative. Dinner last night – Marinated chicken breasts with homemade salsa and guacamole: Click […]

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Turkey Pitas with Yogurt Cucumber Sauce

July 6, 2004

We grilled a turkey breast this weekend, and ended up with quite a bit of leftover turkey. In an attempt to fit in at least one healthy meal this week, we made Turkey Pitas with Yogurt Cucumber Sauce: Yogurt Cucumber Sauce: – Fat Free Yogurt – 1 small cucumber – diced – lots of chopped […]

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Grilled Chicken with Avocado Olive Salsa

June 27, 2004
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Grilled Chicken with Avocado and Olive Salsa

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