Posts Tagged ‘kosher salt’

Watermelon, Feta and Quinoa Salad

July 4th, 2015


Summer is a time for swimming in the pool, relaxing outside with friends and hosting barbecues. It’s also a great time to add delicious fresh fruit and herbs into your salads. This quinoa salads is one of my favorites. It’s light, refreshing and so simple to throw together. Today I used watermelon and cilantro, but
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Simply Delicious Chicken Soup

January 15th, 2015


I love chicken soup. It’s comforting, filling and a great way to get my kids to eat more protein and vegetables. Unfortunately I do not always have a enough time to make it entirely from scratch. This simple recipes uses a few short cuts (like store bought chicken stock and a rotisserie chicken) to create
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Shrimp with Tomatoes and Arugula

January 11th, 2015


Cold winter Sundays call for warm cozy dinners. This is one of my favs. It’s quick, cozy, delicious and SO good for you. Pair it with a big green salad (and maybe some crusty whole grain bread) and enjoy by the fire! Shrimp with Tomatoes and Arugula 1 tablespoons olive oil (or a few good sprays from
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Vanilla Chia Pudding

October 13th, 2014


      Chia seeds are little nutrition powerhouses.  They contain healthy omega-3 fatty acids, carbohydrates, protein, fiber, antioxidants, AND calcium.  And unlike flax seeds, they don’t need to be ground in order for your body to absorb the nutrients.   These super little seeds absorb up to ten times their weight in water.  So
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Mini Chicken Meatballs

October 4th, 2014


This recipe is a great alternative to the traditional meatballs in tomato sauce.  Because they are cooked in chicken broth along with fresh tomatoes they are a bit lighter in flavor…my son thought they tasted like matzoh balls.  I thought they were delicious and so easy to throw together.  This will definitely have a place
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Whole Wheat Goldfish Crackers

September 15th, 2014


When it comes to snacking I’m always looking for healthy options that my kids will enjoy.  They love fruits and vegetables, but sometimes want something else…like pretzels or chips or goldfish.  But when you mom is a registered dietitian you rarely have these snacks in the house…until now.  I just made my first batch of
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Red Cabbage Slaw

June 4th, 2014

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I am always looking for new delicious side dishes to make for our summer BBQ’s.  This slaw is always a winner.  It’s low calorie, filling, packed with nutrients and beautiful!  Enjoy!! Red Cabbage Slaw    Small head of red cabbage, outer leaves removed, cored – finely shredded 2 large carrots, cut into matchsticks 1 cup
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Fish Tacos

January 19th, 2014

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I love fish tacos.  They are full of flavor, fun to put together and super healthy!  This dish is super easy and tastes great with a dollop of Greek yogurt, a little homemade guacamole and cucumber-cilantro salad with halved cherry tomatoes.  I like to make extra fish so I can enjoy the leftovers over my
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Roasted Chicken with Za’atar and Sumac

December 17th, 2013


Cold weather always puts me in a chicken roasting mood.  It makes the house smell delicious and makes for a cozy meal.  I am always looking for new things to spice my chicken up with…Ottolenghi: the cookbook  (by my new favorite cookbook authors!) never disappoints.  They know just how to combine the most interesting spices to
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Kale Chips

November 4th, 2013

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Looking to add an extra powerful nutritional punch to your afternoon snack?  Then grab some Kale…and make kale chips.  Kale a good source of fiber, rich in vitamins A, K and C, packed with a generous amount of calcium and makes a delicious salad, side dish and snack!   The trick is to place the
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