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Healthy Recipes: Oven-Fried Zucchini Sticks

Posted by Jim Wood, Director, Digital Media on January 19th, 2012 | No Comments »
Oven-Fried Zucchini Sticks

Servings: 4 Prep Time: 20 minutes Total Time: 40 minutes Recipe Description: Our oven-baked zucchini sticks taste every bit as good as their deep-fried brethren with only a fraction of the fat and calories. Serve with a side of your favorite marinara sauce for dipping. Recipe Ingredients: Canola or olive oil cooking spray 1/2 cup whole-wheat flour 1/2 cup all-purpose flour 2 tablespoons cornmeal 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground pepper 1 1/2 pounds zucchini (about 3 medium), cut into 1/2-by-3-inch sticks 2 large egg whites, ...

Healthy Recipes: Salmon Chowder

Posted by Jim Wood, Director, Digital Media on January 13th, 2012 | No Comments »
Salmon Chowder

Yield: 6 servings, about 1 1/2 cups each Servings: 6 Prep Time: 30 minutes Total Time: 30 minutes Recipe Description: The flavor of this salmon chowder is greatly enhanced by adding either fresh dill or dried tarragon: each herb lends its own distinctively different and appealing character to the soup. Even if you don’t keep instant mashed potatoes in your pantry, it’s worth picking some up for this soup. They give the soup a thick, chowder texture without any ...

Healthy Recipes: Glazed Chocolate-Pumpkin Bundt Cake

Posted by Jim Wood, Director, Digital Media on December 23rd, 2011 | No Comments »
Glazed Chocolate-Pumpkin Bundt Cake

Servings: 16 Prep Time: 30 minutes Total Time: 3 1/2 hours (including cooling time) To Make Ahead: Prepare through Step 4 up to 1 day ahead. Glaze and garnish (Step 5) shortly before serving. Equipment: 12-cup Bundt pan Recipe Description: You don't have to have pumpkin pie to still enjoy pumpkin and spice in a holiday dessert. This tender, moist cake uses pureed pumpkin to replace much of the fat and is delicately seasoned with classic seasonal flavors. Recipe Ingredients: Cake 1 ...

Healthy Holiday Memories

Posted by Tony Pelton, Communications Intern on December 22nd, 2011 | No Comments »
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Growing up in a free-spirited Northern California household, my family celebrates the holidays a little differently. Out is the normally rich holiday fare and in with the simple, healthy, vegetable based holiday feast. My family tends to go fairly light in the appetizers department, focusing on smaller amounts of tasty and simple dishes. A recent favorite has been my father’s carrot purée for dipping raw vegetables such as cucumber, broccoli and cauliflower. Carrot purée is quick ...