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Your chicken salad is bound to taste better when served in a fresh fruit bowl! Give your guests a treat at your next party with this fruity yet savory recipe! Serving size: 10 Ingredients: 2 large chicken breasts 2 stalks of scallions (green onions) 1 French cucumber or ½ American   Read More ...

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Cause we all know veggies are good for us! Serving Size: about 15 skewers Total Time: 40 min Ingredients: 1 clove garlic 1 batch fresh basil ½ cup olive oil 4 tsp balsamic vinaigrette 4 tsp pure maple syrup Salt (to taste) Ground pepper (to taste) 1 lemon 1 yellow   Read More ...

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A meal isn’t a meal without rice—that’s the concept I’ve grown up with living in an Asian household. So I challenged that notion today by using a different grain: farro. Similar to quinoa, this gluten-free, high-fiber, high-protein grain is a great rice replacement. It contains four times as much fiber   Read More ...

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Here’s a fun way to enjoy your lunch! These jars are packed with tasty nutrients, and it’s mess free, so it’s perfect for lunch at the office on a busy workday. You don’t have to use exactly the same ingredients I used for a successful Meal in a Jar. Choose   Read More ...

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What is tilapia? A lean freshwater white fish Why should you eat it? Tilapia is a rich source of protein, vitamins and minerals. It’s especially a good source of the B-complex vitamins, which helps our body convert food into fuel, keeping us energized. B vitamins are also known to ease   Read More ...

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Soy comes in many forms including soybeans or edamame, tofu, soy sauce, tempeh, and…miso! Miso is a salty condiment used primarily by the Japanese. It’s made from soybeans, rice and salt, and combined with a mold culture and aged for at least one year. Miso is derived from soy and   Read More ...

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Packed with protein, omega-3s, calcium, potassium and vitamin C and K, this warm, earthy salad makes a great side dish or a meal on its own. Serving Size: 1 (if eaten as a meal); 2 (if eaten as a side dish) Total time: 12 minutes Ingredients: ¼ cup almonds 2   Read More ...

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5 reasons to eat chickpeas (Garbanzo beans): It contains soluble and insoluble dietary fiber. Soluble fiber helps stabilize blood sugar levels–great for those with insulin resistance, hypoglycemia or diabetes It has a low GI value of 28-32, meaning that it is digested slowly and keeps us fuller for longer. It   Read More ...

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During my visit to Ghana, my host family taught me to use turmeric powder to flavor jasmine rice. I loved the idea so much, I took it and added a few more ingredients! What is turmeric? Turmeric is a plant whose powder is most commonly used to give curry its   Read More ...

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Watercress ranked #1 on the list of “powerhouse fruits and vegetables.” A recent study published in the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention journal classified powerhouse fruits and vegetables as foods with an average of 10% or more daily value per 100 kcal of 17 nutrients, including fiber, potassium, protein,   Read More ...

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Having a small get-together but have minimal time to prepare? Here’s an easy-to-prepare party snack your guests will enjoy! Serving Size: party of 5 Ingredients: Multi-grain Tortilla Chips (from Trader Joe’s) 5 fresh tomatoes 1 fresh red bell pepper 1 small onion 15-20 fresh basil leaves ¼ canned corn ½ canned   Read More ...

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Add a new taste to your tongue! This quick and easy-to-make meal is light, flavorful and nutritious–-perfect for a post-workout meal! Serving size: 2 Cooking time: 30 minutes Ingredients: 2 large pieces (or 4 small pieces) of chicken breast tenderloins 1 tablespoon grated, peeled fresh ginger 1 tablespoon soy sauce   Read More ...

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This fulfilling salad is sweet, sour and mildly spicy all at once, while attaining the proper nutrients and meeting all food groups. It’s great for a quick and easy lunch!           Serving Size: 1 Ingredients: 2-3 handfuls of dark green lettuce ½ thin-sliced carrot ¼ large   Read More ...

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If you have a vegetarian friend, you may see him or her opting for tofu while you devour a juicy steak. But have you ever considered the differences in health benefits between the two dishes? Tofu is one of many soy products, made from the curds of soybean milk. It   Read More ...

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A new original recipe. My family would describe this taste as refreshing, light and exotic, with a fusion of European, Asian, and Middle Eastern tastes. This is a new and healthy recipe your whole family will enjoy!   Serving Size: 4 plates Ingredients: 4 pieces of skinless, boneless chicken breasts   Read More ...

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Tonight’s dinner was California rolls! It’s been a tradition in my family to make them once in a blue moon. We each make our own roll, after watching my mother demonstrate the tedious process. It’s fun and rewarding to taste our very own dish! First, let me give you a   Read More ...

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This is an easy appetizer your whole family will love! The best part is, you can use whatever’s is your fridge! Serving Size: 6 skewers Ingredients: Skinless, boneless chicken (Make sure to use organic or minimally processed chicken.) 1 cucumber a handful of cherry tomatoes 1 tablespoon oil (preferably olive   Read More ...

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This sweet and sour mustard will make any salad taste delicious! Ingredients: ¼ cup Dijon mustard ¼ cup orange juice (preferably no pulp) 2 tablespoon brown sugar 3 tablespoons Vinegar (or cider vinegar if you have it) ¼ cup olive oil a pinch of salt and pepper Serving Size: A   Read More ...

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Ingredients: A handful of raspberries 3 tbsp vinegar 2 tablespoons brown sugar 3 tablespoons water 1 tablespoon olive oil Serving Size:  A little jar like this: Instructions: In a bowl, whisk raspberries, vinegar, brown sugar and water. Make sure you crush the raspberries enough so you don’t get clumps in   Read More ...

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