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Simple Sides: Roasted Delicata Squash

Each month we’ll post a simple healthy recipe that will taste delicious, will amaze your friends and will make feel kind of silly for not trying it sooner.  When I say that roasting vegetables is simple, I really mean simple. Like so simple, my clients that absolutely hate to cook and are downright frightened to…

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Not Too Sweet Granola

I’ve never been a big granola eater. Until now. My sister in law was in town recently and to celebrate her birthday we had one of those “dinners of a lifetime” in NYC. Eleven Madison Park is truly magical, and if you ever get the chance to eat there, do it. The chef, Daniel Humm,…

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Chocolate or Vanilla Chia Seed Pudding

Chia seeds are definitely an acquired taste…or should I say “texture” since they basically take on the flavor of whatever you mix them with. But, they are so easy to cook with and bake with, it’s easy to add a big dose of anti-inflammatory omega-3’s to any meal. That’s why this pudding is popping up…

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Roasted Cauliflower Soup

It’s crazy cold again here in Connecticut! That means it’s soup making weather for me. I love a recipe that has only a few wholesome ingredients, but can still knock my socks off! There is nothing complicated about this recipe…so easy, pretty quick to make, and you can add different herbs or exotic spices to…

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Gluten Free Cloud Bread

Yup, I had to make it. It kept popping up in my pinterest feed, twitter feed and other dietitians were posting questions about it. So, I had to make it, taste it and analyze it.  Plus, it has four ingredients which for a horrible baker like me is do-able. My thoughts? It’s delicious. It’s truly…

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Roasted Pumpking Seeds

Don’t toss those seeds! Roasting your own seeds is so easy to do! I actually learned how to roast pumpkin seeds while earning my cooking badge in girl scouting…in the 3rd grade! I couldn’t believe how easy it was! Here is the recipe that started my obsession: Ingredients 1 medium pumpkin 2 tbsp olive oil…

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Fresh Peach Salsa

Late July through August is peach picking time here in Connecticut, and we are so lucky to have some great nearby farms that have “Pick Your Own” fruits and vegetables. (Visit www.pickyourown.org for a list of your local pick you own). What I like about this particular farm is that you can eat the peaches…

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Summer Farro Salad

It’s barbeque season and instead of signing up to bring the same old pasta salad I’ve been experimenting with grains to mix things up a bit! Farro is such a cool grain. It’s high in fiber, B vitamins, iron, and it actually tastes good! You can serve this alone or over greens to bulk it…

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Small Bites…Quinoa Cups

These mini quiches are perfect for a quick snack, for breakfast or even dinner for your little ones. I make a large batch and freeze whatever I don’t devour on the spot. They provide healthy protein, are low fat and couldn’t be easier to prepare. Prep Time: 15 minutes Cook Time: 15-20 minutes Ingredients 2…

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Roasted Baby Carrots with Fresh Rosemary

Buying in bulk sometimes puts us in wasteful situations. This recipe goes with my recent newsletter “Waste Not Want Not”. To subscribe, send me a quick email. I’d love to add you! This is a perfect side dish for the holidays. It also goes well with a simple roasted chicken. The recipe serves about 4…

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