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Healthy grilling tips

Posted on: May 23, 2017

Before you light your grill for your backyard barbecue this summer, consider this. Grilling meats, especially high-fat meats, produces a number of cancer-causing compounds, known as carcinogens, which might increase the risk of colorectal, pancreatic and prostate cancer. This does not ...

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Rosemary Balsamic Marinade

Posted on: May 19, 2017

Balsamic Marinade

½ cup balsamic vinegar 1 Tbsp olive oil 1 Tbsp honey 1 Tbsp minced garlic 2 Tbsp fresh rosemary ½ tsp black pepper   Whisk all ingredients together in a bowl.  Into plastic bag, add marinade, meats, veggies, etc and refrigerate up to 24 hours. Shake occasionally. Nutrition ...

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Apple Muffins

Posted on: May 17, 2017

Apple Spice Muffin

1/4 cup chopped pecans 3/4 cup + 2 Tbs packed brown sugar 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon 1 cup all-purpose flour 1 cup whole wheat pastry flour 1 tsp baking soda 1/2 tsp fine salt 1/4 cup canola oil 2 large eggs 1 cup natural applesauce 1 tsp vanilla extract 3/4 cup ...

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Tiki Chicken Skewers with Kiwi Marinade

Posted on: April 26, 2017

Tiki Chicken Skewers

Tiki Chicken Skewers 1 lb chicken breast, cut into bite-sized pieces 1 kiwi, peeled, chopped 2 Tbsp bottled low-sodium teriyaki marinade Kiwi Sweet & Sour Dipping Sauce 3 kiwi, peeled, chopped 2 Tbsp granulated sugar 1 Tbsp white vinegar 2 tsp corn starch 1/4 tsp salt Skewers 1. Puree kiwi and ...

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Zoodle Salad

Posted on: April 26, 2017

Zoodle Salad

Dressing: Juice of 1 lemon 2 Tbsp red onion, chopped 1 garlic clove, minced 1/4 cup fresh dill, chopped Ingredients: 2 large zucchini 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved 1 cup red peppers, chopped To prepare the zucchini ribbons or "zoodles", you'll need a spiralizer or vegetable peeler. Set ...

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Turkey Spinach Meatballs

Posted on: April 26, 2017

Turkey Meatballs

2.5# ground turkey breast 10 oz frozen spinach, drained 1/2 medium onion, minced 2 cloves garlic, minced 1/2 cup grated parmesan cheese 3/4 cup breadcrumbs 1 large eggs 1/4 cup milk Salt & pepper, to taste Preheat oven to 375°F and line a large baking sheet with parchment ...

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Everyday Pumpkin Parfait

Posted on: April 26, 2017

1 cup light vanilla yogurt 1/4 cup canned 100% pure pumpkin 1/4 tsp pumpkin pie spice 1/2 cup lowfat granola Combine yogurt, pumpkin and spices in a bowl. Blend well. Place 1/2 yogurt mixture into two 1 cup parfait glasses. Top yogurt mixtures with ...

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Overnight Oats

Posted on: April 26, 2017

Overnight Oats

1 cup rolled oats 1 3/4 cup milk 1/3 cup honey 1 cup Greek yogurt 1 Tbsp each wheat germ & flaxseeds 2 Tbsp wheat bran 2 tsp chia seeds 3 Tbsp each sunflower & pumpkin seeds 1/4 tsp each cinnamon & orange zest 1/4 cup each raisins and ...

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Banana Bread

Posted on: March 23, 2017

Homemade Banana Nut Bread

Dry Ingredients: 3/4 cup whole wheat flour 1/2 cup flour 1/4 cup ground flaxseed 3/4 tsp salt 1/2 tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp baking soda Wet Ingredients: 1 egg 1 egg white 1 cup mashed bananas (about 2 medium) 1/2 cup brown sugar 1 1/2 tsp vanilla extract 2 Tbsp melted butter

Edamame, Cranberry, Feta Salad

Posted on: March 23, 2017

Edamame or soybeans on white background

1 16oz bag of frozen edamame, shelled 1/2 cup dried cranberries 1/4 cup fresh basil, cut into strips 2 Tbsp olive oil 1/2 cup feta, crumbled Fresh ground pepper Cook edamame in salted boiling water for 5 minutes. Drain and rinse under cold water to stop ...

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