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  • Hanukkah Dinner: Moroccan Braised Chicken

    The festival of lights is upon us! As we set up the candles, pull out the dreidel and start to count our chocolate gelt, many of us are also preparing for a traditional Hanukkah meal. For most, that means grating potatoes for latkes and maybe brining a great big brisket.......

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  • Dinner Tonight: Rapini and Pasta

    Rapini or broccoli rabe is a dark leafy green vegetable that looks like it has tiny broccoli florets on it. It is part of the mustard family and has a very bitter taste. As a kid, rapini was a staple in our house, especially when the weather got cooler. Instead......

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  • Dinner Tonight: Butternut Squash Soup

    I love fall. The change of color in leaves, the beautiful mums on doorsteps, the cooler weather, and most especially the food! Apples, spinach, cauliflower and the variety of squashes are at their peaks right now, so take advantage of the fruits of fall and try something different. This week’s......

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  • Dinner Tonight: Grilled Fish with Tomato Salsa

    I had the most amazing meal this past weekend at my cottage and it was gone before I could think to take a picture. My husband caught a 4 pound walleye, which is a light tasting freshwater fish. It is high in protein and delicious when grilled. Along with a......

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  • Have You Tried Rhubarb?

    Last weekend, I watched my son make rhubarb muffins with his grandma. He loved the whole experience, from going into the garden to pick the stalks to biting into a warm baked muffin. See the recipe at the end! Rhubarb is a vegetable that has many medicinal qualities. Recent research......

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  • Cranberry: My Thanksgiving Favorite!

    Yesterday I celebrated Thanksgiving with family in Canada! The weather was warm, the leaves were beautiful and the food was fantastic. Similar to Thanksgiving celebrated in the United States, the table was covered in dishes filled with potatoes,......

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  • Quick Collards and Portobello Mushrooms

    Following up my post from Monday, if you’re not sure how to start adding leafy greens to your diet, here’s a simple and tasty recipe to try using a green that I’m sure will be something you can get excited about eating again and again! This dish is......

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  • Lentil Quinoa Burgers with Hemp Pesto

    It’s grilling season, and if you are a vegetarian, hamburgers aren’t high on your list for a fun summer meal. A great alternative is this recipe, which is chock-full of protein, fiber and omega-3's. The fiber will keep you feeling full, and the protein in the lentils will help balance......

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  • Watermelon Salad with Yellow Beets

    Watermelon is in peak season in the U.S. from May to August, so now is the perfect time to pick up this juicy treat. Watermelon is actually packed with some of the most important antioxidants in nature. Watermelon is an excellent source of vitamin C and a very good source......

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  • Recipe: Grilled Salmon with Strawberry Ginger Salsa

    This recipe is extremely easy and so delicious - it is full of vitamins, minerals, and essential fatty acids, as well as anti-inflammatory properties. You can tone down the heat by adding a little less ginger, especially if you have kids. And since strawberries are coming into season, this is......

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