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Chicken Paillards with Clementine Salsa

Yield: 4 servings Clementines team up with tomatoes, onions, celery, and fresh herbs to make a refreshing, splashy salsa in the middle of winter. This dish comes together quickly – quick enough for mid-week meals. Serve it with some rice or quinoa and a fresh vegetable. Enjoy! Ingredients: 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts (or, cut 2 chicken breasts in half for 4 smaller […]

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Wheat Berry Waldorf Salad

Yield: 8 servings I’ve always loved Waldorf salad, but this recipe ups the ante. The addition of whole grains, a light dressing, and mint really make it something special. Ingredients: 2 1/2 cups cooked wheat berries (see recipe below) 1/4 cup walnuts, toasted and chopped 1 Gala or McIntosh apple, 1/2-inch dice 1 Granny Smith apple, […]

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Honey-Roasted Pears with Greek Yogurt

Yield: 4 servings (1/2 pear each) The tangy Greek yogurt is a nice balance to the sweet roasted pears. The honey and walnuts just seal the deal on this tasty dessert. Ingredients: 1 bunch fresh thyme sprigs 2 ripe but firm Bartlett pears, halved and cored 2 tablespoons honey 1/4 cup walnuts, chopped and toasted 1/2 cup fat free […]

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What’s for Breakfast

I have a friend who is a busy mother of two, marathon training, and starting a new job just as the school year gets underway. In fact, I have many busy friends, and they are always looking for breakfast ideas that are quick, healthy, and at times, portable. Two options, both of which can be made […]

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Caroline’s Fruit Crisp

Yield: 1 9-inch fruit crisp My friend Caroline gave me this recipe many, many moons ago. I have used it with a variety of fruit including peaches, apples, and a combo of nectarines and blueberries. Served with a scoop of vanilla ice cream, this is one of my all time favorite desserts.  The original recipe calls […]

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Breakfast Granola

We’ve enjoyed lots of visitors and I’ve been making lots of granola. I put it out for breakfast with berries, honey, and yogurt. This is the latest version upon which I’ve landed. Orange zest, cinnamon and cardamom – a classic combo!

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