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Healthy Recipes: Wake-Up Smoothie

Posted by Janet Hudson on October 15th, 2010 | No Comments »
Wake-Up Smoothie

With a stash of berries in your freezer, you can jump-start your day with this nutritious, tasty smoothie in just minutes. It provides vitamin C, fiber, potassium and soy protein. Yield: 3 servings, 1 cup each Total Time: 5 minutes Prep Time: 5 minutes Recipe Ingredients: 1 1/4 cups orange juice, preferably calcium-fortified 1 banana 1 1/4 cups frozen berries, such as raspberries, blackberries, blueberries and/or strawberries 1/2 cup low-fat silken tofu or low-fat plain yogurt 1 tablespoon sugar or Splenda Granular (optional) Recipe Steps: Combine ...

Healthy Recipes:Lemon-Garlic Marinated Shrimp

Posted by Janet Hudson on October 8th, 2010 | No Comments »
Lemon-Garlic Marinated Shrimp

Marinating precooked shrimp in garlic- and lemon-infused oil is a simple yet elegant appetizer.   Yield: 12 servings Total Time: 10 minutes Prep Time: 10 minutes To Make Ahead: Cover and refrigerate for up to 2 hours. Recipe Ingredients: 3 tablespoons minced garlic 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 1/4 cup lemon juice 1/4 cup minced fresh parsley 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt 1/2 teaspoon pepper 1 1/4 pounds cooked shrimp Recipe Steps: Place garlic and oil in a small skillet and cook over medium heat until fragrant, about 1 minute. Add ...

Healthy Recipes: Warm Green Bean Salad with Toasted Walnuts

Posted by Janet Hudson on October 1st, 2010 | No Comments »
Warm Green Bean Salad with Toasted Walnuts

This colorful salad makes a fine prelude to a hearty dinner. Walnut oil's distinctive flavor delivers a rich hit to the dressing. Yield: 6 servings, about 1 1/2 cups each Total Time: 30 minutes Prep Time: 30 minutes To Make Ahead: Cover and refrigerate the dressing (Step 1) for up to 2 days. Blanch beans (Step 2) up to 8 hours ahead; store in the refrigerator in a plastic bag lined with paper towels. Recipe Ingredients: Dressing 1 shallot, minced 1 tablespoon red-wine ...

Healthy Recipes: Grilled Rosemary-Salmon Skewers

Posted by Janet Hudson on September 24th, 2010 | No Comments »
Grilled Rosemary-Salmon Skewers

If you can find (or grow) them, use sturdy rosemary branches, stripped of leaves, as skewers for these Italian salmon kebabs; they’ll add a subtle, smoky flavor that hints of pine. Oil your grill well to prevent sticking, don’t move the kebabs around unnecessarily and keep a close eye on the fire to avoid flare-ups. Yield: 4 servings, 2 skewers each Total Time: 30 minutes Prep Time: 30 minutes To Make Ahead: Prepare the skewers (Step 2), cover and ...