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Vegan Lime Bars 2
July 30, 2014 - 9:56 am in Recipes
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Clean Living Treat, Vegan Lime Bars

If you’re anything like me then you love dessert but staying on target and eating balanced, healthy meals can be a challenge. Part of finding that balance includes having dessert because it is a sign that the meal is ending and keeps us from overeating. The important thing to remember here is not…
H2O Post
July 28, 2014 - 9:50 am in Healthy Tips, Recipes
Your 3-Step Guide to the Most Flavorful, Rejuvenating H2O… Ever! 4.17/5 (83.33%) 6 votes

Your 3-Step Guide to the Most Flavorful, Rejuvenating H2O… Ever!

It's no secret that H2O is the healthiest beverage choice, but drinking water can become a monotonous task making those sugary juices, sweetened teas, and soda all the more compelling. Infusing water with fresh fruit and herbs is a great way to add variety and nutrients to your daily fluid intake without…
Mussels
July 25, 2014 - 9:09 am in Healthy Tips, Nutrition
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All In The Family: A Weekend With My Culinary Idols

I come from a long line of chefs. My dad and his dad (my grandfather) are my culinary idols, with their effortless ability to transform a can of beans into a meal for six. (Okay, maybe not one can, but you get the gist.) They have the skills necessary to take a few simple ingredients and transform them…
Mex Tofu
July 17, 2014 - 9:04 am in Recipes
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Mexican Inspired Tofu Scramble

A good breakfast is a great way to start your day. Sure green smoothies are great, but sometimes on a Saturday or Sunday you just want a nice hearty, diner-like breakfast. When I wasn’t a gluten-free vegan, one of my favorite breakfast meals were scrambled eggs and toast. Now, in this new dietary…
herb chicken
July 15, 2014 - 9:18 am in Recipes
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Herb Braised Chicken Thighs

Making a different chicken dish every time to avoid boredom can be tasking. With this tasty mix of herbs, white wine, and a few more ingredients, you will have a new favorite. This can be done with a whole chicken cut-up but I personally like the thighs because they are easier to remove the skin to…
Mex Tofu
July 17, 2014 - 9:04 am

Mexican Inspired Tofu Scramble

A good breakfast is a great way to start your day. Sure green smoothies are great, but sometimes on…
Saffron braised cp
March 4, 2014 - 11:00 am

Saffron Braised Garbanzos With Olive Gremolata

This garbanzo braise is a nod to the Basque country.  It is simple, easy, inexpensive and can feed…
Coconut
May 20, 2014 - 10:22 am

Coconut Oil: Culinary, Health & Beauty Superpower

During my last trip to Puerto Rico, I became familiar with the use of coconut as a key ingredient in…
chef angelo sosa
June 30, 2014 - 8:33 am

Chef Sosa’s 8 Easy Outdoor Entertaining Tips

Just in time for 4th of July festivities, our good friend Chef Angelo Sosa shares 8 simple tips for…
chickpea2
December 16, 2013 - 2:00 pm

Cinnamon Chickpea Stew with Crispy Cauliflower Florets

I don’t know about you but I have some clean-eating to do since the Thanksgiving holiday and the continued…
Cauliflower Trio
March 12, 2014 - 9:54 am

Vegan lunch… Cauliflower Trio with Spinach and Chive Puree

Cauliflower is one of the most diverse vegetables around.  It lends itself to many different cooking…
kid-soda-drinking
June 13, 2013 - 7:33 pm

3 Kid Friendly Alternatives to Soda

Growing up, soda was the rare treat in my home.  I thought my parents were part of some terrible Cult…
Ceviche
March 6, 2014 - 12:00 pm

Your Favorite Latin Dishes Reinvented: Lower Calories, Same Homemade Flavor

When we decide to cut back on calories and aim for a healthier lifestyle, our favorite foods are sometimes…
Chili Relleno
July 3, 2013 - 4:16 pm

The Charred Chile Relleno

  It’s 4th of July weekend and all I want to eat is Chile Rellenos.  It doesn’t seem right,…
empanada
June 4, 2014 - 10:12 am

10 Empanada Fillings You Won’t Be Able To Live Without

I will never forget the first time I tried an empanada. I was working for a newspaper at the time, and…
Ancho Paste
March 7, 2014 - 11:30 am

A little goes a long way.. Ancho Chile Paste

Take 25 minutes to make this fabulous paste.  Its rich, earthy flavors will add tons of depth to soups,…
lamb chops3
December 28, 2013 - 10:47 am

Grilled Lamb Chops & Merguez with Chimichurri

This is another simple recipe that will wow your guests for that New Year's celebration.  I like…
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