Healthy recipes

Happy Whole Grains Sampling Day!

April 1, 2014
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April 2nd is  Whole Grain Sampling Day and all across the world, people will be eating and trying healthy whole grains.  Oldways  and The Whole Grain Council  started this initiative in 2012 to raise awareness on the health benefits of eating whole grains.  They also taste so good! I love the texture and nuttiest of whole grains. They are loaded with all […]

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Easy 25 Minute Marinara Sauce

March 20, 2014
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Did I ever tell you I’m a red sauce snob? Sorry, I’m admitting it now. When it comes to food, I can be a real pain in the you- know- what sometimes. If I go to an Italian restaurant I hardly ever order red sauce. Because I am picky and like my own. I keep batches of red […]

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Roasted Asparagus With Eggs

February 26, 2014
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My son just had baseball try outs this week. Yes, it’s that time of year where things get as hectic as possible and we have soccer practices, baseball games and track meets to go to. Hopefully that means warmer weather but I am hearing that there is still some snow on the way. Still hopeful that […]

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Spicy Shrimp Tacos

February 18, 2014
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There are certain foods that I could eat all the time. Shrimp is one of them. Give me some seafood and I am a happy camper. While shrimp tacos seem more like a summer food, I am patiently waiting for this terrible winter to end. Thinking about eating something on the patio just makes me […]

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Creamy Feta and Roasted Pepper Dip

November 8, 2013
feta dip with veggies

Yesterday I went clothes shopping with my teenage daughter. She convinced me to try on a pair of skinny jeans. Well guess what? They didn’t look so skinny on me. Surprise, surprise! It could be the fact that we have a new kitchen and I feel the need to keep massive amounts of cheese in […]

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Arugula, Beet and Fennel Salad with Balsamic Honey Dressing

September 20, 2013
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It is restaurant week in Philadelphia for two weeks so I have been living the good life and getting some extra lunches in when I can.  The other day, a friend and I went to FARMmiCiA  and I loved all the fresh local food they had.  I ordered a roasted beet and fennel salad which […]

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Citrus Cucumber Spa Water

September 5, 2013
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I’ve had a very good summer. So good that I ate and drank way too much. So good that my jeans are a tad tight. So good that I need to flush out the toxins with spa water. I made this huge pitcher a few days ago and have been drinking it ever since. Even […]

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Sweet and Crunchy Broccoli Slaw

June 12, 2013
tangy broccoli slaw with coconut and cranberries

Life has been a whirl wind lately. Between end of the year school activities, kitchen renovation prep, soccer, baseball and more baseball , I am basically a mess.  I feel lucky that I remember to brush my teeth in the morning. Actually, that’s a lie. I always remember to brush my teeth especially after eating […]

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Herb Roasted Shrimp And Tomatoes Recipe For Fresh Florida Tomato Month

April 2, 2013
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If you are looking for some tomato eye candy, you have come to the right place.  If you read my blog, you know I am a tomato fanatic. While I love NJ tomatoes in the summer, now I am enjoying  Florida tomatoes as April is National Fresh Florida Tomato Month. The Florida Tomato Committee sent […]

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Chili Spiced Kale Chips

January 18, 2013
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I have found the ultimate healthy snack! You can eat a whole bowl and it won’t make you gain weight. But if you do eat the whole bowl, it might give you a tummy ache and and some gas. So I would advise to only eat half the bowl. Not that I would know about […]

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