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18.09.2015
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Zucchini Fettuccine with Rosemary Butternut Creme Sauce

Sweater weather calls for cozy nights in and comfort food. Here’s the skinny on a new recipe to love for Fall evenings to come: Zucchini Fettuccine with Rosemary Butternut Creme Sauce. It gets better – this dish is Paleo and Vegetarian approved along with being absolutely delicious. One thing to note before making, allow extra time for preparation. The zucchini noodles, while delicious, will take some extra time and effort. In the end your efforts will be entirely worth it! Enjoy and Happy Cooking!


Zucchini Fettuccine with Rosemary Butternut Creme Sauce

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Ingredients:

  • 1 medium butternut squash
  • 3 tablespoons coconut oil, divided
  • 1 medium yellow onion, chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 teaspoons dried rosemary, crushed (to release flavor)
  • 1 cup full-fat canned coconut milk
  • ½ cup vegetable or chicken broth
  • ½ teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 pound shiitake mushrooms, sliced
  • 3 pounds zucchini, spiralized into fettuccine
  • Freshly-ground black pepper to taste
  • Zucchini for noodles

 

 

For directions and more visit the original recipe on In Sonnet’s Kitchen. For updates and fresh recipes, follow In Sonnet’s Kitchen on Facebook, Pinterest and Twitter.

Author: Debra K

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15.09.2015
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Cucumber & Orchard Pear Tzatziki

Take this tasty recipe home with you as a Mediterranean appetizer to suit your next meal! What’s worth celebrating is the fresh list of ingredients that signal a guilt-free snack you won’t be able to get enough of. Even better, whipping up this Tzatziki up in the kitchen will be a breeze. After all required ingredients are chopped or minced, simply combine them and stir it all together. Be sure to adjust the seasoning to your taste. Drizzle this sauce on your next gyro or serve with naan on the side! Enjoy and Happy Cooking!

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Cucumber & Orchard Pear Tzatziki

  • 1 cup Greek yogurt (full fat or 2%)
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp rice wine vinegar
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced or passed through garlic press
  • 2 tsp cilantro, chopped finely
  • 2 tsp curry powder
  • 1 large Poona Kheera (if you can’t find, try subbing a Persian cucumber and 1 quarter of an Asian pear), grated, strained in colander Squeeze cucumber to insure excess liquid is removed.

Stir all ingredients together. Taste to adjust seasoning and salt. Drizzle with extra olive oil and serve with naan.


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Author: Debra K

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11.09.2015
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Roasted Red Pepper Hummus

Eating clean doesn’t mean cutting out snacks all together – although, it may look different than munching on a bag of potato chips. If you’ve never looked at the Ayurvedic way of eating, you will find that it’s a great alternative that allows you to take control of your health with a preventative approach. An Ayurvedic diet is healthy and entirely delicious – take this recipe for example. Prepare this Roasted Red Hummus dip in lieu of other classic snack options for your next party! It’s sure to be a treat. Once the dip is prepared, pair it with a selection of your favorite veggies. Enjoy!

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Roasted Red Pepper Hummus

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/4 cup chickpeas, wash and soak in 3 cups water and a tsp of baking soda overnight
  • Sesame seeds – 1/4 cup
  • Olive oil – 5 tbsps
  • Red bell peppers – 2
  • Lemon juice – 4 tbsps
  • Garlic -2, roast in a tsp of olive oil and lighty crush
  • Cayenne pepper – 1/2 tsp (red chili powder or paprika can be used in its place)
  • Roasted cumin powder – 1/2 tsp
  • Roasted coriander powder – 1/2 tsp (optional)
  • Salt to taste

The original recipe was published on Sailus’ Kitchen, visit the site for detailed directions. For more yummy Ayurvedic cooking, follow Sailus’ kitchen on Instagram, Pinterest and Facebook.

Author: Debra K

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09.09.2015
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Apple Cranberry Walnut Salad

I don’t know about you, but leaves crunching under my feet has me longing for the first taste of my favorite Autumn recipes. So, I’ll share this one to start the season right! With orchard apple picking and pumpkin season in clear view, try this Apple Cranberry Walnut Salad. I love a crunchy salad paired with sweet undertones, all of which can be found in this recipe! Want an extra fall kick? Top off your salad with this Apple Cider Vinaigrette from The Lodge at Woodloch’s Executive Chef Josh Tomson. Enjoy and Happy Fall!

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Apple Cranberry Walnut Salad

Serves 4-6 

Ingredients

  • 6 cups salad
  • 1 red apple
  • 1 green apple
  • 1 cup walnuts, roughly chopped
  • ⅓ cup crumbled feta cheese
  • ⅓ cup dried cranberries dressing
  • 1 cup apple juice
  • 4 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • scant ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper
  • ¼ cup oil

For detailed directions visit the original recipe on Creme de la Crumb. Want even more? Keep up with the latest by following their Facebook, Pinterest and Instagram. Happy Cooking!

Author: Debra K

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04.09.2015
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Salmon Sliders with yogurt-cucumber-dill sauce

What’s not to love about these delicious sliders? Salmon in bite sized portions make for a healthy redo of the classic take on sliders! Better yet, there’s no guilt for having more than one. The benefits of salmon are endless, so much so that it’s merits have even earned it a well deserved place on the list of the world’s healthiest foods. What makes this recipe even more perfect is the yummy yogurt-cucumber-dill sauce that gets slathered on the buns. Enjoy and happy cooking!

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Salmon Sliders with yogurt-cucumber-dill sauce

Ingredients:

  • 1 – 2 pound Salmon fillets cut into 2”x 4” pieces
  • Mini slider buns
  • ½ red onion
  • 4-6 Radishes
  • 2 tablespoons of rice vinegar , salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 ripe avocado in slices
  • 3-4 Lettuce leaves
  • ¼ cup Kalamata Olives
  • 6-8 Long bamboo skewers

For the yogurt sauce:

  • 1 cup Greek yogurt
  • ½ English or pickling cucumber
  • 1 tablespoon of dry dill or 2 tablespoons of fresh.
  • ½ teaspoon fresh ground pepper
  • ¼ teaspoon sea salt
  • ¼ teaspoon celery salt
  • 1 small garlic clove
  • the zest of one yellow lemon

This recipe was originally published on Yes, More Please! visit their site for full directions for preparation.


Yes, More Please! combines delicious, fresh meals with an emphasis on the creative cooking process.  Follow them on Facebook, Pinterest and Twitter for more fun-filled recipes!

Author: Debra K

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01.09.2015
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Butternut Squash Soup with Spiced Popcorn

As the leaves change and the temperature cools, try switching up your menu a bit too! The best menus reflect a seasonal diet – one the is in tune with the current harvest. So, gather what remains from the your garden’s squash harvest for some Butternut Squash Soup with a Spice Popcorn garnish. What I particularly love about this recipe is that it combines a autumn classic with a surprising twist for an extra crunch. Enjoy!

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Butternut Squash Soup with Spiced Popcorn

Ingredients:

For the soup:

  • 2-3 butternut squash, peeled and chopped
  • 1 Spanish onion, chopped
  • 2-3 apples, peeled, seeded and chopped
  • 1 knob of celery root, peeled and chopped
  • 2 tbsp. blended oil Salt and pepper
  • ½ cup brown sugar
  • 1 tsp. ground cinnamon

For the popcorn:

  • ½ tsp. ground nutmeg
  • 1 tsp. fresh thyme and sage
  • ½ cup buttermilk
  • 2 quarts of vegetable stock
  • 1 container of soy milk
  • 2 tbsp. maple syrup
  • 1 quart of popped popcorn (spiced with cinnamon, nutmeg and maple sugar)

Directions:

  1. Sauté first four ingredients in vegetable oil for 5-10 minutes.
  2. Add salt, pepper, cinnamon, nutmeg, brown sugar, thyme and sage.
  3. Add buttermilk, vegetable stock, soy milk and maple syrup and simmer until squash is tender.
  4. Blend until smooth and top off with spiced popcorn as garnish.

Check out Executive Chef Josh Tomson’s Chef Spotlight Page on Recipe Redo and be sure to follow The Lodge at Woodloch on Facebook and Twitter!

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An escape to The Lodge will allow you to re-discover your passions or uncover new hobbies, and to leave feeling re-invigorated and re-energized. By offering choices for relaxation, fitness and wellness classes, outdoor adventures, creative discovery workshops, cooking demonstrations and wine tastings as well as opportunities for personal development through unique speakers and events, a pathway to awakening is beckoning.

Author: Debra K

I believe we all have the right to enjoy incredible looking and tasting cuisine.

28.08.2015
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Mediterranean Stuffed Chicken

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Homemade gourmet is a definite do – and something that you can accomplish too! If you’re looking for a protein packed dish to serve the family, look no further than this Mediterranean Stuffed Chicken from Chef Hicham at Hilton Head Health. With a variety of fresh flavors and tastes, this recipe is anything but boring. So, shake up that repetitive weeknight menu and stun your family’s tastebuds with this Mediterranean twist. Enjoy and happy cooking! Be sure to let us know how this dish worked for you and your family by sharing in the comment section below!

Mediterranean Stuffed Chicken

Ingredients:

  • 4 oz. Chicken breast, sliced with pocket for vegetables and ingredients
  • 1 oz. Spinach, steamed
  • 2 T. Mushrooms, sautéed
  • 1 T. Sundried tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 tsp. Goat cheese, crumbled5 each Pine nuts
  • 1/4 oz. White truffle shavings (from can, use minimal per serving)
  • 1/2 tsp. Olive oil
  • 1/8 tsp. Salt
  • 1/8 tsp. Pepper

Directions: 

1. Prepare ingredients that go into the chicken breast and set aside.
2. Layer the ingredients in the chicken breast as follows:

  • 1 oz. cooked spinach
  • 1 tsp. goat cheese
  • 1 T. sundried tomatoes
  • 2 T. mushrooms
  • 5 pine nuts
  • ¼ oz. White truffle shavings

3. Season stuffed chicken breast with a small pinch of salt and pepper.
4. Pan-sear each side of the chicken breast until golden brown.
5. Finish chicken breast in oven until finished.

Nutrition:

  • Serves: 1
  • Serving Size: 1 stuffed chicken breast
  • Calories: 210
  • Fat: 8 grams
  • Protein: 27 grams

Like this recipe? Check out Chef Hicham’s Chef Spotlight Page on Recipe Redo! Or, taste the delicious food in person atHilton Head Health.

Author: Debra K

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10.07.2015
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Tropical Sunshine Smoothie

Add some sunshine to your day! Once you taste this tropical smoothie, you’ll be immediately transported to sunny days by the ocean. More than anything, in the summer I crave tropical fruit that’s so fresh that it could’ve been plucked from the vine that morning! Eating fresh means eating seasonally right? You’ll find that the ingredients for this smoothie are fresh and ready to be blended into a tropical concoction! Enjoy poolside or indoors to perk up a gloomy day.

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Tropical Sunshine Smoothie

Ingredients

  • 2 cups frozen mango cubes
  • 1 cup frozen pineapple chunks
  • 1 ripe banana
  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/4 cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 1/4 teaspoon coconut extract

For detailed instructions, you can find the original recipe on Lovely Little Kitchen. While you’re there, be sure to follow them on Facebook, Pinterest and Twitter.

Author: Debra K

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07.07.2015
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Bruschetta Chicken

Eating healthy doesn’t mean eating blandly, it’s all about embracing a variety of flavors. I’m always looking for healthy takes on dinner that don’t sacrifice taste! The more you experiment with recipes, the more you’ll find that you can take a concept from a favorite dish and redo it in a new way. It’s not a secret that I love bruschetta, so when I saw this recipe I knew that it was a must to make. Using tomatoes from the garden gave this dish an extra boost of that fresh taste that I love. When preparing the chicken, you may choose to grill or bake in the oven depending on your time allotment and your preferences. Enjoy and happy cooking!

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Skinny Bruschetta Chicken

Ingredients

  • 3 or 4 chicken breasts
  • 4 or 5 small tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1/2 small red onion, chopped
  • 1 tsp. olive oil
  • 1 tsp. balsamic vinegar
  • 1/8. tsp sea salt
  • Handful basil, chopped

For detailed instructions, head on over to Domestic Superhero! You can find the original recipe and more. Connect with Domestic Superhero on social media. You’ll love their easy and practical approach to recipes. Find them on Facebook, Pinterest and Twitter.

Author: Debra K

I believe we all have the right to enjoy incredible looking and tasting cuisine.

03.07.2015
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American Flag Fruit Kabobs

Fireworks and BBQ’s abound at the height of summer’s main event: Independence Day. A patriotic centered menu for the big day is a must and fun to plan! This dish will look lovely as a centerpiece and your kids will love to help with preparation. To represent the red, white and blue of Old Glory you’ll need strawberries, blueberries and bananas. You’ll also need some lemon juice for preserving the fruit and kabob sticks for displaying the fruit and for serving. Tip: be sure to slice strawberries in equal chunks, this helps for the aesthetic of the plate. Arrange the fruit according to the image below, and you’ll be well on your way to enjoying your patriotic treat! Eat up and enjoy the holiday!

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Ingredients:

  • 1 package of blueberries
  • 1 package of large strawberries
  • 6 bananas
  • lemon juice
  • 12 wooden skewers

The inspiration and image for this recipe can be credited to Recipe 4 Living. You can find a wide variety of recipes on their website as well as Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest.

Author: Debra K

I believe we all have the right to enjoy incredible looking and tasting cuisine.