Sack It Up

It's smart to be a brown bagger.  When you pack your lunch, you control what you eat, plus, eating out quickly racks up costs and calories. Even seemingly healthful restaurant meals, say choosing … [Read more...]

Sausage Stuffed Mushrooms

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This post is a little different than most of what I talk about on here.  I met a delightful man a couple months ago when I was doing my outpatient nutrition rotation at the Veteran's Hospital here in … [Read more...]

Creamy Lobster Risotto

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Once viewed as a simple side-dish, risotto can now stand on its own as a complete and hearty meal. This rice dish originated in Northern Italy during the Middle Ages, but has since developed its … [Read more...]

Whole Wheat Crostini with Green Pea Pesto

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I love Giada De Laurentiis. She is an amazing chef, with an amazing life story..and quite honesty, I see myself a little in her. Maybe thats why I'm somewhat partial to her on the Food Network..and … [Read more...]

I would have to agree..

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After hearing about this place, over and over again, I decided it was finally time to try it.  The Grape in Dallas, off the famous Greenville Avenue is known for more than just their extensive wine … [Read more...]

Spring Shrimp Enchiladas

Ahhh...Spring is here—and fresh produce is one yummy benefit of this season of rebirth.  The days are getting longer, the temperatures are rising and all of a sudden we’re getting a little tired of … [Read more...]

Spinach & Artichoke Hummus

Chickpeas (also known as garbanzo beans) have a yummy nutty taste and smooth texture. They provide a fantastic source of protein that can be enjoyed any time of the year, readily available either … [Read more...]

Salmon & Shiitake Stir-Fry

    Shrooms..They are a low calorie superfood- a source of B vitamins, supports your body's antioxidant system, and available in more than 3,000 varieties in North America alone. Not to mention, … [Read more...]