Displaying 143 Posts categorized under Healthy Eating Recipes

Pumpkin Crumb Muffins

What is it about Fall that makes you immediately turn your back on watermelon and peaches and get all starry eyed about pumpkin and apples? Even thought it’s technically still summer, the days are beautiful and crisp, and I am over cucumbers and tomatoes. I want warm soups and things …

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Cashew Coconut Bites

Seriously, am I getting older or am I just getting tired of complicated cooking? Remember years ago when you heard your grandmother say something like “it’s the simple things that make you appreciate life”. She was right. Turns out, when it comes to cooking, I have a couple of requests …

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Cucumber Mango Mint Salsa

Hey, where did summer go? Don’t you feel like this happens every year? All of a sudden, out of nowhere, we’re just doing our warm weather thing, wearing shorts and bathing suits, and suddenly there is one of those 60 degree days. In an instant the sun feels lower in …

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Grilled Caramelized Onion, Fig and Arugula Pizza

Just when I am really getting into the groove of warm weather, eating most meals outside, I start hearing crickets. No, literal crickets. Can you hear them? All day, all night. A consistent outdoor humming. It’s like the school buses, suddenly they appear. And like that, the veil comes off. …

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Cold Cucumber Soup

If you have any semblance of a garden this summer, then you have way too many cucumbers. Cucumbers are one of those vegetables that a. absolutely proliferates in your garden and b. suddenly feels very limiting. I love growing them, until I have at least 40 of them. And well, …

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Watermelon Cucumber Gazpacho with Mint

I love all dishes that can fit into a bowl – stews, curries, grain bowls, oatmeal, even smoothies. And when it comes to summer eating I especially love cold soups. This soup contains two of my favorite summer foods – watermelon and cucumbers. Not only are they low calorie and …

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Dark Chocolate Black Bean Brownies

Listen. Sometimes a girl’s got a do what a girl’s gotta do. And when it comes to wanting something sweet I want it to be well worth it. These brownies did not disappoint. We were going to a Fourth of July party last week with a “everyone contribute” clause, which …

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Spicy Chicken Lettuce Wraps

I imagine, like you, that when the weather gets the slightest bit warm, off goes the oven and on goes the grill unless you live in an apartment (my friend Lisa, however, claims she has an indoor grill, in New York City, that actually doesn’t burn her place down. Hmmm.). …

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Hormone Balancing Smoothie

Why doesn’t anyone talk about hormones? It’s bad enough that we are so confused about what to eat when it comes to losing weight or feeling good. Then try figuring out the hormones responsible for PMS, perimenopause and menopause. You can go on the internet and read millions of websites …

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