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Healthy Recipes: Zesty Wheat Berry-Black Bean Chili

Posted by Janet Hudson on January 21st, 2011 | No Comments »
Zesty Wheat Berry-Black Bean Chili

This rib-sticking chili offers a hearty mix of wheat berries, beans, peppers and onion. Feel free to add an additional chipotle pepper to crank up the heat in this one-pot meal. Cooked wheat berries will keep for up to 1 month in your freezer and there's no need to thaw them; just stir them directly into the chili. 6 servings, about 1 1/2 cups each Active Time: 25 minutes Total Time: 1 hour Ingredients 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 1 ...

Healthy Recipes: Melon & Apple Granita

Posted by Janet Hudson on January 7th, 2011 | 1 Comment »
Melon & Apple Granita

Welcome to a new year filled with healthy recipes for prevention!  This granita uses sweet ripe melon for flavor, apple juice instead of sugar and a touch of lime juice to perk up the flavors. Berries look beautiful on top; or if you can find fresh figs, add them. For a vibrant look, make with an orange-fleshed melon, such as cantaloupe, Charentais or orange honeydew. 8 servings, about 3/4 cup granita & 1/4 cup fruit each ...

HealthyRecipes: Roasted Halibut with Banana-Orange Relish

Posted by Janet Hudson on December 10th, 2010 | No Comments »
Roasted Halibut with Banana-Orange Relish

  Sweet bananas combined with oranges, cilantro and lime juice create a fresh relish to serve with mild, white-fleshed fish, or try it alongside roast chicken or pork.   4 servings | Active Time: 15 minutes | Total Time: 25 minutes Ingredients Fish 1 pound halibut, Pacific cod or other white-fleshed fish 1/2 teaspoon ground coriander 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt Banana-Orange Relish 2 ripe bananas, diced 1/2 teaspoon freshly grated orange zest 2 oranges, peeled, segmented (see Tip) and chopped 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro 2 tablespoons lime juice 1/2 ...

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 ...