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Blackened Chicken Fiesta

With the end of summer in sight, I’ve been looking forward to all that there is to love about Autumn. Warm soups, savory squash dishes and pumpkin infusions – I can’t wait! However, with these last few days of Summer, it’s time to turn up the volume on your kitchen inspiration. Try this Blackened Chicken Fiesta dish to spice up your afternoon. Happy Cooking and Enjoy!

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Blackened Chicken Fiesta

Ingredients:

For the Fiesta Salad:

  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 3 tbsp fresh lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon extra virgin olive
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • pinch crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 15 oz can chickpeas, rinsed and drained
  • 1 cup fresh cooked corn (from 1 large ear)
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, quartered
  • 1/4 cup minced red onion, finely diced
  • 1/4 cup cilantro, chopped
  • 4 oz diced avocado (1 small haas)

For the chicken:

  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • olive oil spray
  • 2 teaspoons paprika
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon ground thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder

For detailed preparation instructions, you can find the original recipe on Skinnytaste. Love what you taste? Follow Skinnytaste on social media: Facebook, Pinterest and Instagram.


COMING THIS FALL TO PBS STATIONS NATIONWIDE:  The Journey into Wellbeing’s ‘Senior Moments” 

In her quest to “healthify” the nation, Debra K believes there are valuable stories needing to be told.

“We have to do something right now to empower and educate our older population to keep them healthy and in their homes for as long as possible. ‘Senior Moments’ will help older adults and their caretakers set a path toward wellness and stop the crisis we are heading toward as our older population pressures our healthcare system.”   Debra K

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Summer Corn, Tomato and Avocado Salad with Creamy Buttermilk-Dijon Dressing

With school back in session for many, it’s easy to let the dinner menu take the back-burner. My advice? Take advantage of that fresh summer produce while you still can! Toss together a yummy salad for a quick and easy way to deliver a nutritious meal to the whole family. Mix together this Summer Corn, Tomato and Avocado Salad with Creamy Buttermilk-Dijon Dressing for a meal that’s easy and delicious. Enjoy and happy cooking!

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Summer Corn, Tomato and Avocado Salad with Buttermilk-Dijon Dressing

Ingredients

For the Dressing:

  • 1 tbsp minced shallots
  • 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard 
  • 2 tbsp white wine vinegar
  • 6 tbsp 1% buttermilk
  • 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • pinch black pepper

For the Salad: 

  • 1 head romaine, chopped (about 5 cups)
  • 1 medium corn on the cobb, cooked and cut off husk*
  • 4 to 5 large grape tomatoes, quartered
  • 1/2 large avocado (3 oz), sliced
  • 1/4 cup sliced red onion

For detailed preparation instructions, you can find the original recipe on Skinnytaste. Love what you taste? Follow Skinnytaste on social media: Facebook, Pinterest and Instagram.


COMING THIS FALL TO PBS STATIONS NATIONWIDE:  The Journey into Wellbeing’s ‘Senior Moments” 

In her quest to “healthify” the nation, Debra K believes there are valuable stories needing to be told.

“We have to do something right now to empower and educate our older population to keep them healthy and in their homes for as long as possible. ‘Senior Moments’ will help older adults and their caretakers set a path toward wellness and stop the crisis we are heading toward as our older population pressures our healthcare system.”   Debra K

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3 Ingredient Sweet Potato Pizza Crust

A healthy way to enjoy pizza? Say it isn’t so! Enter: 3 ingredient Sweet Potato Pizza crust from Pinch of Yum. With only three main ingredients – one sweet potato, one egg and oats, you’re well on your way to enjoying a healthier version of pizza! Once the crust is made, it’s up to you to style the pizza with your favorite veggies and sauce. Yum! Get creative and Happy Cooking!

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Three Ingredient Sweet Potato Pizza Crust

Ingredients

  • 1 medium sweet potato, peeled
  • ⅔ cup rolled oats
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • a pinch of garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

For detailed preparation instructions, you can find the original recipe on A Pinch of Yum. Love what you taste? Follow A Pinch of Yum on social media: Facebook, Pinterest and Instagram.


COMING THIS FALL TO PBS STATIONS NATIONWIDE:  The Journey into Wellbeing’s ‘Senior Moments” 

In her quest to “healthify” the nation, Debra K believes there are valuable stories needing to be told.

“We have to do something right now to empower and educate our older population to keep them healthy and in their homes for as long as possible. ‘Senior Moments’ will help older adults and their caretakers set a path toward wellness and stop the crisis we are heading toward as our older population pressures our healthcare system.”   Debra K

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Classic Vegan Falafel

Looking for a Vegan treat to bring in to the nightly dinner rotation? Look no further than this Classic Vegan Falafel. With a Gluten Free option, this dish delights as a healthy alternative. What exactly is Falafel? Think everything you love about hummus (hint: chickpeas) in a new medium. As a bonus, this dish is a breeze to make – Happy Cooking and Enjoy!

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Classic Vegan Falafel

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups (300 g) dry chickpeas
  • 1/2 cup (30 g) chopped fresh parsley
  • 1/2 cup (80 g) chopped white onion
  • 7 cloves garlic (~21 g)
  • 2 Tbsp (12 g) gluten free oat flour (or gluten free flour blend)
  • 1 1/2 tsp sea salt, plus more to taste
  • 1 Tbsp (7 g) ground cumin
  • Pinch ground cardamom
  • 1 tsp ground coriander
  • optional: Pinch cayenne pepper
  • Grape seed (or other high smoke point) oil for pan frying

For detailed preparation instructions, you can find the original recipe on Minimalist Baker. Love what you taste? Follow Minimalist Baker on social media: Facebook, Pinterest and Twitter.


COMING THIS FALL TO PBS STATIONS NATIONWIDE:  The Journey into Wellbeing’s ‘Senior Moments” 

In her quest to “healthify” the nation, Debra K believes there are valuable stories needing to be told.

“We have to do something right now to empower and educate our older population to keep them healthy and in their homes for as long as possible. ‘Senior Moments’ will help older adults and their caretakers set a path toward wellness and stop the crisis we are heading toward as our older population pressures our healthcare system.”   Debra K

Our valuable partnerships make this show possible.  A special thanks to;

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Caramelized and Roasted Eggplant Hummus with Parsley

What’s not to love about Hummus? It’s an irresistible and ultra healthy snack that I can’t seem to get enough of. Dip it, spread it, however you enjoy it – it’s an excellent snack to have on hand. Have you ever tried making your own Hummus? It’s easier than you may think – follow this fantastic recipe for a new take on Hummus that you can make from scratch. Think Roasted and Caramelized Eggplants – Yum! Happy cooking and enjoy!

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Ingredients

  • 1 can of chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • large bunch fairy tale eggplants or 1 medium sized eggplant {1 cup cooked flesh}
  • 1 head garlic
  • 3 shallots
  • 2 tablespoons tahini
  • juice from 1/2 lemon {about 1 tablespoon}
  • 1/2 cup fresh parsley + more for garnish
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground pepper
  • olive oil

For detailed preparation instructions, you can find the original recipe on With Food + Love. Love what you taste? Follow With Food + Love on social media: Facebook, Pinterest and Instagram.


COMING THIS FALL TO PBS STATIONS NATIONWIDE:  The Journey into Wellbeing’s ‘Senior Moments” 

In her quest to “healthify” the nation, Debra K believes there are valuable stories needing to be told.

“We have to do something right now to empower and educate our older population to keep them healthy and in their homes for as long as possible. ‘Senior Moments’ will help older adults and their caretakers set a path toward wellness and stop the crisis we are heading toward as our older population pressures our healthcare system.”   Debra K

Our valuable partnerships make this show possible.  A special thanks to;

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Exclusive apparel partner – Anatomie  – Exclusive make-up partner – La Bella Donna  – Exclusive skin care partner – Skin Authority