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Servings: 8 Ingredients: 3 pounds baby carrots or carrot chunks (peeled) 8 cups low sodium vegetable or chicken broth 2 sprigs fresh thyme 1/2 tsp ground ginger 1/3 cup honey 1/3 cup heavy cream Pepper to taste Combine the carrots, stock and […]

The holiday season can be a wonderful time of the year. Days off work and spending time with family are all a part of the hype. However, when you talk about the holidays, the first thing that comes to mind […]

Servings: 8 Ingredients: 4 cups cooked orzo, chilled (about 1 2/3 cup dried orzo) 1 cup dried cranberries 2 cups diced apple¼ cup extra-virgin olive oil ¼ cup fresh lemon juice ½ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 2 tablespoons fresh […]

Portions: 6 Serving size: 1/2 cup Ingredients: 4 ounces bow-tie pasta, uncooked 2 tablespoons red bell pepper 2 tablespoons orange bell pepper 2 tablespoons yellow bell pepper 3 tablespoons red onion 3 tablespoons cucumber 3 tablespoons carrot 1/8 teaspoon black […]

Serves: 4 Ingredients: • 1 tbsp butter • 8 stalks asparagus, woody bottoms removed, chopped into 1″ pieces • black pepper to taste • 8 eggs • 2 tbsp fat-free milk • 1/4 cup crumbled fresh goat cheese • 4 […]

Portions: 6 Serving size: 1/4 cup Ingredients – 1 medium cucumber -1 teaspoon lemon juice -1/2 cup reduced-fat sour cream -1 tablespoon fresh dill weed -1 tablespoon red onion -1 teaspoon honey -1 teaspoon prepared horseradish Preparation 1. Peel and […]

Ingredients: 1 cup quinoa 2 ears corn, shucked 1/4th of a red onion, minced 2 cups sliced grape tomatoes 4 oz smoked mozzarella, cubed 2 T extra virgin olive oil 2 T balsamic vinegar   Directions: Simmer the quinoa in […]

Portions: 6 Serving size: 1/2 cup Ingredients:  4 ounces bow-tie pasta, uncooked 2 tablespoons red bell pepper 2 tablespoons orange bell pepper 2 tablespoons yellow bell pepper 3 tablespoons red onion 3 tablespoons cucumber 3 tablespoons carrot 1/8 teaspoon black […]

Number of Servings: 4 Ingredients 2 cups asparagus tips, diagonally cut 1/2 cup plain, non-fat yogurt 1 teaspoon curry powder 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice 1/8 teaspoon fresh ground pepper 12 ounces cooked skinless, boneless chicken breast, chopped 1/2 cup red bell […]

One of my absolute favorite smoothies! Great post workout to replenish vitamins and minerals!!! 1 serving – 1/2 cup plain plain or vanilla organic yogurt (I use vanilla) -1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract – 8 large strawberries, fresh or frozen […]