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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 ...

Healthy Recipes: Turkey Cutlets with Dried Cherries, Rosemary & Port

Posted by Janet Hudson on November 5th, 2010 | No Comments »
Turkey Cutlets with Cherries, Rosemary and Port

The essence of fresh rosemary blends with deep fruit flavors to make this recipe quite special. The sauce is also well-suited to chicken or beef. Servings: 4 Yield: 4 servings Total Time: 35 minutes Prep Time: 35 minutes Recipe Ingredients: 1 cup ruby port or cherry juice 1/2 cup pitted sweet dried cherries 1/2 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth 1 tablespoon cornstarch 1 pound 1/4-inch-thick turkey breast cutlets 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper 1/3 cup all-purpose flour 4 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided 1 teaspoon butter 1/3 cup chopped ...