QUINOA AND LENTIL CAKES

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It’s a typical Wednesday. I head to my fridge to see what needs used up to create a wonderful, but easy and healthy dinner. Today’s no exception. With chicken sausage to use up, and my ongoing desire for beans and rice (or something similar), I realized just the thing for today’s recipe as I meandered … Read More

BRUSSELS SPROUTS WITH PECANS AND CRANBERRIES

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Tis the Season for fancy veggie dishes!! Sadly, the mere mention of Brussels sprouts makes many run the other direction. Such a reaction is so undeserved. These tiny, bite-sized morsels are an amazing addition to any dinner table. They are rich in valuable nutrients, being an excellent source of vitamin C, vitamin K, folate, manganese, vitamin B6, dietary fiber, … Read More

CHERRY WALNUT STUFFED CHICKEN

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Cherries, walnuts, and brown rice…OH MY! Today, I’m serving up a dinner that is rich in antioxidants, heart-healthy monounsaturated fats, fiber, protein, vitamins, and an excellent source of those hard to find omega-3 fatty acids. Not only does this make a beautiful, gourmet dish, but it uses precooked, organic brown rice, so it’s fast and easy too. Best … Read More

SPIRALIZED ITALIAN STIR FRY

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IT’S TIME TO HAVE SOME FUN!…Let’s get cooking! Remember way back, when you were in elementary school and it was such fun to sharpen your pencil? There was some appeal to transforming an ordinary dull pencil into a fresh, new-looking item…it was ready to do magical things back at your desk, right? ….As if there … Read More

PERFECTLY ROASTED CHICKEN

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NEED A FAST MEAL? Roasted Chicken…there’s really no easier, faster, and fuss free, clean dinner  you can prepare for your family. During these busy weeks, I am constantly looking for options that keep my eye on the prize:  a stress free evening with my family while keeping health intact. These are few and hard to come … Read More

CHICKEN AND LENTIL SOUP

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Even in Florida, we love to have relatively cooler weather and a warm, comforting meal. That means when the thermometer drops below 75 degrees, I bring out the soup pot. And, what better way to get through midweek than with a hot bowl of soup, loaded with nutrition? If you haven’t added lentils to your … Read More