Tag Archives | whole grains

Spicy Orange Chicken Stir-Fry

We were in Philadelphia for the weekend running the ING Distance Run, a half marathon (13.1 miles) course in the historic downtown area and along the Schuylkill River. It was a gorgeous morning for running and I am pleased to report that a good race was had by all. Six weeks, and counting, until the NYC Marathon! Getting back into town after […]

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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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Summer Corn Soup with Quinoa

Yield: 4 servings This soup is a great way to highlight summer corn, squash, and basil. With the quinoa added, it also provides a complete protein. A portion of the cooked corn can be puréed for a thicker soup, but I did not find this necessary. It thickens as it sits, so you may want to […]

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Baked Corn or Whole Wheat Crisps

Yield: 32 crisps This recipe is a Golden Door standard and works well with either corn tortillas or whole wheat tortillas. These crisps, a healthy alternative to store-bought chips, are great dippers for Pesto Dip. Ingredients: 4 tortillas (either corn or whole wheat) 1 egg white, beaten 1 teaspoon cumin 1/4 teaspoon cayenne salt Procedure: […]

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Grilled Cheddar Cornmeal Cakes

Yield: 18 – 24 wedges These little corn cakes are yummy! I clipped this recipe from a newspaper so long ago that I don’t even know which paper it was anymore. You can fire these up on the grill, or on the stovetop in a grill pan. Keep them from sticking by oiling your cooking surface well and […]

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Yield: 4 servings This makes good use of quinoa or bulgur – you can use either one. I’m on a quinoa kick lately, so that’s what I’ve used here.  This is one of my favorite grain salads. Ingredients: 1 cup quinoa ¼ cup lemon juice (about 2 lemons) ¼ cup olive oil ½ teaspoon salt 2 […]

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