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Healthy Recipes: Baja Butternut Squash Soup

Posted by Jim Wood, Director, Digital Media on October 6th, 2011 | No Comments »
Baja Butternut Squash Soup

Yield: 10 servings, about 3/4 cup each Servings: 10 Prep Time: 45 minutes Total Time: 1 hour 20 minutes To Make Ahead: Cover and refrigerate the soup for up to 3 days. Recipe Description: This silky-smooth butternut soup gets a hit of spice from chipotle, cloves and cumin. Adapted from Chef Jesús González, Chef of La Cocina Que Canta at Rancho La Puerta. Recipe Ingredients: 1 1/2 pounds (1 small to medium) butternut or other winter squash 1 teaspoon canola oil 2 stalks celery, ...

Healthy Recipes: Lemon-Parm Popcorn

Posted by Jim Wood, Director, Digital Media on September 29th, 2011 | No Comments »
Lemon-Parm Popcorn

Yield: 2 servings, 1 1/2 cups each Servings: 2 Prep Time: 5 minutes Total Time: 5 minutes (not including popcorn-popping time) Recipe Description: Perk up your popcorn with a bit of lemon pepper and Parmesan cheese. Recipe Ingredients: 2 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil 1/2 teaspoon lemon pepper Pinch of salt 3 cups air-popped popcorn 1 tablespoon freshly grated Parmesan cheese Recipe Steps: Whisk oil, lemon pepper and salt in a small bowl. Drizzle over popcorn and toss to coat. Sprinkle with Parmesan and serve immediately. Recipe Nutrition: Per serving: ...

Eat Right for Life: Cookbook Companion Celebrates Family Healthy Eating

Posted by Ann G. Kulze, M.D. on September 15th, 2011 | No Comments »
Dr. Ann Kulze

It’s September, and you know what that means – adjusting to new schedules, picking up kids from soccer practice, and helping with homework.  Getting the family together for dinner can be a challenge during back-to-school time, but preparing and eating meals together is one of the most powerful avenues available to improve our collective health and well-being. Due to recent studies that show that family meals improve the health and well-being of parents and their ...

Chicken & Spinach Soup with Fresh Pesto

Posted by PCF Admin on September 8th, 2011 | No Comments »
Chicken & Spinach Soup with Fresh Pesto

Yield: 5 servings, about 1 1/2 cups each Servings: 5 Prep Time: 30 minutes Total Time: 30 minutes This fragrant, Italian-flavored soup takes advantage of quick-cooking ingredients—boneless, skinless chicken breast, bagged baby spinach and canned beans. It features a simple homemade basil pesto swirled in at the end to add a fresh herb flavor. If you are very pressed for time, you can substitute 3 to 4 tablespoons of a store-bought basil pesto. Recipe by Nancy Baggett for EatingWell. Recipe ...