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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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Keep it simple with this Quinoa Burrito Bowl

May 1, 2014 - 7:52 am in Recipes
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Any time I cook a grain, I like to make a larger batch than I need for the recipe I am preparing. This way, I have some prepared grains ready to use over…

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Vegetarian Black Beans & Rice Casserole

April 24, 2014 - 7:03 am in Recipes
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If you like casseroles, but are looking for a lighter take on these heavy dishes, look no further than this Vegetarian Black Beans & Rice Casserole.…

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Warming 3 Bean Vegetable Chili

March 26, 2014 - 7:24 am in Recipes
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As these last few weeks of cold weather linger, here's an easy, satisfying chili to keep you warm. This is a great dish to make for a crowd and it freezes well, too. Add your favorite chili accompaniments and perhaps some Jalapeño Cornbread and enjoy!…


Bursting Blueberry Bok Choy Muffins

March 21, 2014 - 9:44 am in Recipes
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Typically, when we think of muffins we think of huge, sugar-laden delights that might taste scrumptious but are usually packed with fat, sodium and sugar. But, did you know that healthy muffins are really quite easy to make at home? When you make muffins at…