Tag Archives: Food

Raw Kale and Grapefruit Salad

I am obsessed with this super simple and fresh salad. For some reason, grapefruit has been particularly juicy, sweet, and delicious this season. I paired the grapefruit with some winter kale and crunchy pumpkin seeds for a light salad. For … Continue reading

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Skinny Spinach and Artichoke Dip

If you’re going to partake in game day, munch on this Skinny Spinach and Artichoke Dip, and you won’t feel guilty after the game! Instead of globs of cream cheese and sour cream, it is made with creamy white beans that … Continue reading

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The Perfect Roast Chicken

The Perfect Roast Chicken is a recipe that all cooks should master. In culinary school, it is the first roast that we practice. The key is crispy, golden brown skin on the outside and juicy, tender meat inside. The epitome … Continue reading

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Savor your Scones

I have a definite weakness for breakfast pastries. I think I enjoy them because they slow me down during the rush of a hectic morning. Scones, in particular, remind me of lazy Sunday mornings, when you have time to nibble … Continue reading

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Chai Spiced Poached Pears

Finally, a dessert you can feel “good” about eating while still satisfying your sweet tooth. Lately, chai tea has been a must for me in the afternoon. I wanted to take those flavors and apply them to a healthy dessert. … Continue reading

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Meatless Monday Dinner

Once a week I try to have a vegetarian diet for the day. Usually this takes place on Monday due to the international Meatless Mondays campaign. This initiative encourages people to not eat meat on Mondays to improve their health … Continue reading

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Crunchy Granola

Once you try homemade granola, you will never want to buy it again! Trust me. I was spending $5.00 for a 2 cup bag of granola at a health food store. Completely fed up with this ridiculous price, I had to … Continue reading

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