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Healthy recipe: Blue cheese portobello burgers

Posted by Rebecca Evans, Communications Assistant on November 1st, 2013 | No Comments »
Blue Cheese Portobello Burgers

Yield: 4 servings Servings: 4 Active Time: 1 hour Total Time: 1 hour Recipe Description: Blue cheese and slow-cooked onions turn a grilled portobello into an indulgent portobello burger. Ruby port—a sweet fortified wine—gives extra depth of flavor to the caramelized onions. Recipe Ingredients: 1. 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided 2. 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar 3. 3 cloves garlic, minced 4. 4 large portobello mushrooms, stems removed 5. 3 cups thinly sliced red onion 6. 2 tablespoons water 7. 1/4 cup ruby port 8. 1/2 teaspoon salt, divided 9. ...

Healthy recipe: Roast chicken & sweet potatoes

Posted by Rebecca Evans, Communications Assistant on October 25th, 2013 | No Comments »
Roast Chicken & Sweet Potatoes

Yield: 4 servings Servings: 4 Active Time: 15 minutes Total Time: 45 minutes Recipe Description: Caramelized sweet potatoes and red onion are the bed for chicken thighs that cook up fast in a very hot oven—perfect for a quick healthy chicken dinner. Serve with a fall salad of mixed greens, sliced apples and blue cheese. Recipe Ingredients: 1. 2 tablespoons whole-grain or Dijon mustard 2. 2 tablespoons chopped fresh thyme or 2 teaspoons dried 3. 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided 4. 1/2 teaspoon salt, ...

Healthy recipe: Pomodoro pasta with white beans & olives

Posted by Rebecca Evans, Communications Assistant on October 17th, 2013 | 1 Comment »
Pomodoro Pasta with White Beans and Olives

Yield: 2 servings, 2 cups each Servings: 2 Active time: 25 minutes Total time: 30 minutes Recipe description: In honor of Vegetarian Awareness Month, capture the flavor of vine-ripened tomatoes with this elegant-yet-quick, fresh tomato sauce. Although it's an uncooked sauce, the beans are heated briefly in the olive oil and garlic to infuse them with flavor. Recipe ingredients: 1. 4 ounces whole-wheat pasta shells, tubetti, ziti or rigatoni 2. 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil 3. 1 15-ounce can cannellini beans, rinsed 4. 1 large ...

Healthy recipe: Quinoa lasagna

Posted by Rebecca Evans, Communications Assistant on October 10th, 2013 | No Comments »
Quinoa Lasagna

Yield: 8 servings Servings: 8 Active Time: 45 minutes Total Time: 1 1/2 hours Recipe Description: This healthy quinoa lasagna recipe has a layer of quinoa (rather than noodles) along with vegetables, cheese and herbs. Though it tastes like comfort food, don’t worry, this quinoa lasagna recipe is not too heavy—you’ll still have room for dessert. To save time, use your favorite jarred tomato sauce in this vegetarian lasagna. (Adapted from “Quinoa Revolution” by Patricia Green and Carolyn Hemming; Pintail ...