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Fluffy & Healthy Cottage Cheese Pancakes

by Janelle 02.18.2011
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I love this recipe because I adore pancakes, but I never choose them because they can usually run up some serious calories. I finally found the perfect recipe that is both healthy and satisfying. This recipe from Mark Bittman uses cottage cheese to add fluffiness and creaminess as well as a healthy dose of protein […]

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Praise for Almond Milk

by Janelle 02.14.2011

Have you tried Almond Milk yet? If you haven’t, you are in for a delicious and nutritious treat! There are several alternatives to cow’s milk out there (soy milk being the most popular), but almond milk is slowly emerging as one of the tastiest choices. With half the calories of regular milk, it’s a fantastic […]

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Healthy Turkey Meatballs

by Janelle 02.07.2011
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Think turkey meatballs are bland and lack flavor? Not my recipe. These turkey meatballs are oozing with flavor and will change your mind completely! Overflowing with fresh parsley and garlic and a surprise crunch from toasted pine nuts, these meatballs are healthy and delicious. I made them tonight and served over brown rice with a […]

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Healthy, Crunchy, Panko Crusted Chicken Fingers

by Janelle 02.04.2011
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If you love fried chicken, but HATE the fat and calories, you will adore my recipe for Crunchy Panko Crusted Chicken Fingers. I prepare my chicken fingers by rolling them in a tasty mixture of panko crumbs and spices and then baking them in the oven to crisp them up to perfection.

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Sick of Hummus? Try Making Baba Ganoush.

by Janelle 02.02.2011
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Last night, tired of the usual hummus routine,  my boyfriend decided to make Baba Ganoush and it was spectacular. Popular in Lebanon and Egpyt, this smoky, delicious dip is easy to make and sure to impress. Make for an appetizer or afternoon snack. Check out the recipe below…

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Creamy (and healthy) Blueberry Banana Smoothie

by Janelle 02.02.2011
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I just got back from the gym and made my favorite post-workout snack…. a Blueberry Banana Smoothie. This smoothie is not only delicious and satisfying, but it is good for you too. I know you are thinking anything creamy is not healthy, but trust me on this one. The secret? Adding lowfat cottage cheese. It […]

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