Archive for July, 2011

Jul 25 2011

A Refreshing Red Salad

I had a refrigerator full of red food and what a beautiful salad it made. Line a platter with crisp, clean greens and top with sliced radishes, red grapes, chopped red tomatoes and sliced red onion and sprinkle with a little olive oil, a splash of red balsamic vinegar and  salt and pepper to taste. You [...]

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Jul 18 2011

Protein helps Dieters

I think eggs are a great food particularly when served with vegetables and I am happy to be a Registered Dietitian Advisor (RDA) to the Egg Nutrition Center (ENC) . As an RDA I often receive nutrition updates from the ENC and here is the latest one about protein helping with appetite: Protein and Weight. [...]

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Jul 11 2011

Grilled Romaine- My New Favorite Vegetable

It’s summer, it’s hot and I like to use my grill as often as I can. When I learned I could cook Romaine on the grill I made it three nights in a row! Rinse the Romaine, running the water so the inside leaves remove any grit. Shake the leaves to remove excess water then  [...]

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Jul 06 2011

What about Hummus?

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Because it is made with chick peas, and sesame seed paste it is a better choice than most other snacks or cocktail dips. It also makes a great sandwich filling. A store bought version carries about 25 calories per tablespoon . I recommend you serve it with sliced vegetables as shown here. To make your [...]

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