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Family-Style Chicken Adobo Recipe -

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Your New Favorite Make-Ahead Dinner Recipe In my cookbook, Food You Want: For the Life You Crave, I share an amazing island-style chicken adobo recipe that’s perfect for any occasion, from casual weeknight dinner with the fam to a dressed-up dinner party with your girlfriends. But I also love this family-style version, which is a […]

Family-Style Chicken Adobo


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With Valentine’s Day creeping up, it’s time to start thinking of romantic meals to cook at home. One major winner is salmon. For some, cooking fish at home can be intimidating. While it’s relatively simple to make, I’m here to help you avoid the pitfalls of searing salmon safely, ensuring correct done-ness, choosing the right pan […]

How to Sear Salmon Like a Chef

Lunch and Dinner

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I was thrilled when Patrick Goubier, the owner and chef of La Table de Patrick and Chez Patrick Deli, agreed to share this exquisite salmon trout dish with me. This gluten-free fish dish is light and delicate with a robust hazelnut flavor, explained Patrick. You can substitute any fish for this versatile meal, which makes for a perfect light […]

Salmon Trout Fillet With Quinoa and Pink Grapefruit


Eat more vegetables

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Take a moment and review everything you ate yesterday. What did you have for breakfast, lunch, snacks, and dinner? Be honest. Take a mental look at your plate. What percentage of your daily food consumption came from vegetables? One way to make a radical shift in the way you eat is to consider making vegetables – […]

7 Creative Ways to Eat More Vegetables


Mango cucumber smoked salmon sushi

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Did you know how easy it can be to make homemade sushi? Karin Reiter’s brown rice sushi rolls with mango, cucumber and smoked salmon are so good and so much fun. Karin makes these bites as a healthy alternative for kids party food and has more fantastic ideas for healthified kids parties in her great ebook. In […]

Mango, Cucumber and Smoked Salmon Sushi


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I get so excited when a dish is close to perfection. This seared halibut with fresh pea pesto ticks all the boxes for the perfect meal: It tastes as good as it looks, it’s relatively straightforward to prepare and oh-so nourishing. The pesto has oomph, texture and a whole lot of flavor pizzaz. While it marries […]

Seared Halibut with Green Pea Pesto



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Did you know salmon is a bit of a rock star? This oily fish is a great source of omega-3 fatty acids which are are considered essential for the body. Plus, salmon is a great source of protein and marries well with a variety of flavors. This recipe was created by accident — how many […]

Salmon and Spinach Burgers


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Did you grow up eating tuna sandwiches? I did, and the memories of that creamy, salty taste wedged between two crusty slices of bread are so strong that some days I crave the familiarity of a good ol’ sandwich! Here I’m sharing my updated, “adult” version of the tuna sandwich. I like to serve a scoop on […]

No-Mayo Tuna Salad


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Sushi Kuu ranks among one of Hong Kong’s finest Japanese restaurants. Like the rest of the crowd that eagerly lines up every night of the week for a seat, I go for their melt in your mouth salmon rolls: Soft, flavorful salmon wrapped in lettuce with a special sauce. Every time I leave I say to myself, “I […]

Sesame Salmon Lettuce Wraps


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pumpkin cookies

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What is the one ingredient that you think of when you hear the perfect fall treat? Pumpkin! Everywhere you turn there is a new pumpkin-flavored version of just about everything from drinks to pies and more. So why not get creative in the kitchen because creating your own healthified gluten-free version is fun! Here are […]

Does 5:00 pm ever roll around and you still have no clue what to make for dinner? Here are my fallback dinner meals that take 20 minutes or less!

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Despite all the best laid out plans, sometimes 5:00 pm rolls around and I have no ideas for dinner. I may not even have my usually fully stocked fridge, forcing me to rely on just a few staples. Here are my fallback dinner meal ideas for when you have no idea what to cook… plus […]

gluten free banana bread

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Gooey, flavorful, light and satisfying. Need I say more? The original inspiration for this recipe came from one of my visits to Canyon Ranch. They serve their version of this bread every morning at their rocking breakfast buffet (I don’t recommend eating this daily, it’s extremely hard to resist). Here is my spiced up gluten-free […]

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