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Healthy Recipes: Black Bean Soup

Posted by Janet Hudson on December 3rd, 2010 | No Comments »

  This is a zippy Southwestern-flavored black bean soup. You can make it with canned beans so it comes together in minutes. If you have leftovers, pack them up in individual serving containers for lunch the next day.   4 servings, about 1 1/4 cups each | Active Time: 15 minutes | Total Time: 25 minutes Ingredients 1 tablespoon canola oil 1 small onion, chopped 1 tablespoon chili powder 1 teaspoon ground cumin 2 15-ounce cans black beans, rinsed 3 cups water 1/2 cup prepared salsa 1/4 ...

Healthy Recipes: Couscous & Fruit Salad

Posted by Janet Hudson on November 26th, 2010 | No Comments »
Couscous & Fruit Salad

  Try this fruit-and-nut-studded couscous salad alongside grilled salmon or chicken for supper.  It is also a healthy recipe on its own for a fresh  lunchbox treat.   4 servings, about 3/4 cup each | Active Time: 15 minutes | Total Time: 15 minutes Ingredients 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 2 tablespoons orange juice 1 tablespoon cider vinegar 2 teaspoons finely chopped shallots 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper 2 cups cooked whole-wheat couscous 1 cup chopped nectarine 1 cup mixed fresh berries, such as blueberries and ...

Healthy Recipes: Japanese Chicken-Scallion Rice Bowl

Posted by Janet Hudson on November 19th, 2010 | No Comments »
Japanese Chicken-Scallion Rice Bowl

  Here's the quintessence of Japanese home cooking: an aromatic, protein-rich broth served over rice.  For a less traditional taste, you could reduce or even omit the sugar for a more healthy recipe.   4 servings, 1 1/2 cups each | Active Time: 15 minutes | Total Time: 20 minutes     Ingredients 1 1/2 cups instant brown rice 1 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth 1 1/2 tablespoons sugar 2 tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce 1 tablespoon mirin, (see Ingredient note) 2 large egg whites 1 large egg 8 ounces ...

Healthy Recipes: Blueberry-Coconut-Macadamia Muffins

Posted by Janet Hudson on November 12th, 2010 | No Comments »
Bluberry Coconut Macadamia Muffins

The one-two punch of coconut and macadamia nuts in this luxurious muffin will make you think you're having your morning coffee in Hawaii. Drizzle this healthy recipe with honey for an added touch of sweetness. Servings: 12 Total Time: 1 hour Prep Time: 20 minutes To Make Ahead: Store, individually wrapped, at room temperature for up to 2 days or in the freezer for up to 1 month. To reheat, remove plastic wrap, wrap in a paper towel and microwave ...