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New Year Menu Ideas for 2013

SALADS: • Romaine Greens: 10 Calories/8oz. Raw Veggies: Celery stalks, carrot sticks, slice radishes, English cucumbers • Fresh Organically Grown Artisan Greens: 10 Calories/8 oz. Keep it healthy by adding a balsamic or low-fat dressing: Add to calorie content • Tuna Salad: 95 Calories/8 oz. Fresh Tuna Steaks red peppers, relish, shallots and broth •... Read more »

Qnexa: "Just Say No!"

I am shocked and stunned at the news today. Again, we are giving society a tool, a message, that is okay to get obese, now there’s a pill for it. All I could think of is how many young children are going to hear this and think they now shouldn’t focus so much on what... Read more »

Simple Salsa

Garlic Salsa: 3 medium tomatoes 1 medium onion 1 tablespoon chopped garlic 1 jalepeno, finely chopped 1 bunch cilantro 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil 3 limes, use juices only Combine all ingredients in a bowl and enjoy! Chef’s Pico de Gallo Recipe: 7 large tomatoes 2 bunches green onions, sliced 6 garlic cloves, minced... Read more »
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Chicken and Green Beans, Tomatoes and Pasta Recipe

Ingredients: 4 ounces whole wheat pasta 2 Tablespoons olive oil 1 pound boneless, cubed chicken breast 2 Tablespoons finely chopped fresh garlic 1/2 pint of cherry tomatoes, halved Red pepper flakes; just a pinch 1/2 pound fresh green beans, rinse and cut 2 Tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped 1/2 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese Preparation/Method: 1.... Read more »

Looking back to 1961...

* Front-opening freezer *Weight Watchers *Kodachrome II film *Electric toothbrush *Golf ball Selectric typewriter by IBM *Coffee-Mate *First non-dairy creamer *TWA: First in-flight movie shown *TV: Live televised news conference: JFK Top Movies were West Side Story, Breakfast at Tiffany’s, The Guns of Navarone, A Raisin in the Sun. Top tunes were Moon River, Pocketful... Read more »

Sample of a Weekly Menu Planning: 350 Calories or Less!

SALADS: • Romaine Greens: 10 Calories/8oz. Plus fresh grape tomatoes, celery &, carrot sticks, English cucumbers, red pepper sticks • Fresh Iceberg Lettuce & Mixed Greens: 10 Calories/8 oz. Keep it healthy by adding a balsamic dressing: Add to calorie content • Orzo Pasta Salad: 105 Calories/8 oz. Orzo, dried cranberries, roasted pine nuts, splash... Read more »
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"10 Tips for Low-Fat Cooking"

Are you ready to cut the fat? You know you need to cut down on the amount of fat you eat, but you migh not know why. Facts are that diets high in total fat have been linked to health problems such obesity and some types of cancer. Too much saturated fat and trans fat... Read more »

Apple Spinach Salad

In a small bowl, combine the vinegar, oil, salt, and the sugar. Add the apples, sweet onions, and raisins. Toss ingredients lightly, just to coat. Let the mixture sit for about 10 minutes for flavors to join. Just before serving, combine the spinach and romaine. Add the dressing, toss and enjoy! 3 Tablespoons cider vinegar... Read more »

Health Recipe of the Day: Tomatoes & Baked Goat Cheese

Ingredients: Makes 8-10 Servings Tomatoes: 2 Tablespoons olive oil 1 cup chopped onions 1 ½ teaspoons finely chopped garlic 2 cups peeled, seeded, chopped tomatoes, well drained (about 2 ½ pounds of tomatoes) 1 ½ teaspoon salt ½ teaspoon pepper 1 tablespoon butter 2 tablespoons dry sherry 1 ½ tablespoons black olive (garnish) ½ tablespoon... Read more »
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Super Charged Smoothie Recipes by Chef Jody

These smoothies are packed in healthy vegetables, fruit and herbs. Each contains a super ingredient to maximize the benefits. Just combine the ingredients in a blender, mix until smooth and enjoy. Each recipe makes 2 servings. Enjoy! Pomegranate Berry Smoothie: 2 cups frozen mixed berries 1 cup pomegranate juice 1 banana 1/2 cup cottage cheese... Read more »
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    Chef Jody

    Professional Chef and Wellness Coach, specializing in specific dietary needs. Includes diabetics, renal failure, cancer and chemo patients, low fat/high protein, gluten free, protein free, and overall healthy cooking. Most recipes are under 350 calories or less! Graduate of Kendall College, Chicago, IL. Certifications in Professional Chef, Bakery and Pastry Chef, Dining Room Management and Catering. Studied in Lyon, Paris, France.

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