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Cheat Day Dessert Under 200 Calories: Grilled Peaches with Almond Butter and Mint Berry Compote

November 2, 2014 - 9:45 am in Recipes
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Sweet, nutty, creamy, and topped with a mint berry compote, this peaches-and-creme inspired dessert is just as perfect for a romantic date night as it is for an evening of binge-watching Netflix a la solo. It's light, aromatic, and super easy. If you hate…

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Healthy Snack On-The-Go: Tropical Fruit & Nut Bars

September 8, 2014 - 9:35 am in Recipes
Healthy Snack On-The-Go: Tropical Fruit & Nut Bars
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About three years ago, I got stuck in an elevator on my way out for lunch for over two hours with eleven other people. Two takeaways. 1) One, never get…

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Simplicity In The Kitchen With Fresh, Accessible Ingredients

August 6, 2014 - 10:06 am in Culinary News, Healthy Tips, Nutrition
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One of my closest friends is a chef and hosted a menu tasting this week. Everything from grilled shrimp and risotto to filet mignon to salmon – and…

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All In The Family: A Weekend With My Culinary Idols

July 25, 2014 - 9:09 am in Healthy Tips, Nutrition
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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…

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10 Health Benefits of Garlic: Culinary and Nutritional Powerhouse

May 13, 2014 - 3:37 pm in Alternative Medicine, Healthy Tips, Organic Foods
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There really is nothing like garlic. Whether you sauté it with some onions or mince it, it is one of Mother Nature’s most versatile ingredients. Latin cooking utilizes garlic for some of its most popular dishes, including most shrimp dishes and signature…