Roasted Cauliflower

Cauliflower is a very versatile vegetable that is naturally high in fiber and B-vitamins. It’s low in calories and rich in antioxidants. It can be adapted to many recipes, from pizza crust to “fried rice”. Here is a quick recipe that has a little “kick” to it, mainly from the cayenne pepper and the chipotle

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Salmon Patties

With inflation hitting the wild caught salmon prices pretty hard, I turned to my pantry to discover some cans of this delicious fish. So instead of baked salmon, I decided to make salmon patties. I used a 14 oz can, so I ended up with 6 patties. You will probably get 3 patties from a

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Food for the Soul

With frigid temperatures and short days, we tend to navigate towards rich and sugary foods. Holiday time seems to be a big wave of cookies, cakes and all kinds of treats. I hear from my clients how the break rooms at work are filled with treats every day. Now that is past the beginning of

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My 14 Day Reset

I’m on day 12 of the reset diet and feel great! How can I feel great when I can’t have sugar, alcohol, coffee, dairy, egg or gluten? Well, I guess my body likes the stuff I can have, the good, clean, made from scratch food. I’ve been busier nowadays, with a lot of food planning,

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Tzatziki – Cooling Cucumber Dip

Summer is in full swing and we got cucumbers in the garden. Time to make this delicious cucumber dip or Tzatziki sauce. Tzatziki is a very refreshing Greek appetizer consumed with pita chips or, in my case, blue corn tortilla chips. Ingredients: 1 cup Greek or regular plain yogurt (remember “plain”) 1/2 of big cucumber

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A Refreshing Summer Dessert: Raspberry Mousse

The other day I realized my sweet tooth was asking for something fruity, but not just plain fruit…something refreshing and different. So I remembered I had some extra raspberries in the fridge and how my Grandma use to make this delicious mouse (we called if “foam”) out of raspberries or strawberries. So here you go!

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Wonderful Sauteed Mushrooms

Mushroom are not only very tasty and versatile, but they are also packed with fiber, vitamins, and minerals. Researchers point to this vegetable (actually a fungus…) as a great source of antioxidants (especially selenium). Antioxidants protect the body from damaging free radicals that can cause conditions like heart disease and cancer. Mushrooms also help boost

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Stuffed Poblano Peppers

I got this recipe from my student Jan, and she probably got it from her friend Chris, so not really sure who to give credit here. I adapted it just a bit, I really think you will enjoy it. Poblano peppers are mild and have thin skin. They can be substituted by green bell peppers.

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Cheese and Pear?

I have heard about the French paring up the most diverse cheeses with pear, but I honestly didn’t quite trust that combination. Until I tried it as part of a salad. What a yummy “pearing”! This salad is so delicious, I had to share it with you! Check it out! Ingredients: 2 cups mix greens/

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All-Powerful Kale

We hear about kale all the time, how it is a super food, chock-full of nutrients and antioxidants, having more iron per ounce than beef, being an excellent source of magnesium, vitamin C and vitamin A. But did you know that kale is an incredible source of often-overlooked vitamin K, with more than 10 times

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