Archive | February, 2012
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Green Chile Chicken


Recipe courtesy of Chef Bren Ankrum – Culinary Editor This dish may be served straight up with rice or polenta or as a fajita dish, tacos, wraps or other choice of presentation. The recipe is one that may be accomplished relatively quickly using fresh ingredients and a minimum of preparation. The sauce combines the classic […]

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Just Keep Moving – Set a Target


Hello again! Since we last visited, I am sure you have been walking for exercise, right?  Good, now I want you to set a target for your exercise. Ideally, this would be an  event . Perhaps a 5 k (3.1 miles) walk to support a cause. That way you will feel good about yourself AND […]

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Rosemary and Thyme Foccacia Pizza with Garden Greens and Veggies


Recipe courtesy of Chef Bren Ankrum – Culinary Editor If you enjoy the joys of freshly baked bread, herbs, olive oil and fresh vegetables this pizza is both satisfying and relatively easy to make. Toss in salad and a glass of wine and ….. Enjoy!

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BUTTERMILK POLENTA PANCAKES WITH CINNAMON TOPPED WITH BLUEBERRY COMPOTE


Article courtesy of Donna Hargrove, D.O., Nutrition Editor Pancakes from scratch are just as easy as taking a mix and adding milk or water to it. If you can use a measuring cup, you can make these pancakes. Mix the dry ingredients together the night before to save time and the compote can be made […]

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Ahi Tuna, Shrimp, Roasted Red and Yellow Pepper Ceviche with Roasted Beets, Spinach and Nasturtium Garnish


Recipe courtesy of Chef Bren Ankrum – Culinary Editor This dish makes a terrific impression as an appetizer and can be made ahead, kept under refrigeration, until you are ready to impress your guests with a colorful and tasty start to your meal. Enjoy!

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WHITE BEANS WITH GREENS ALA MARSALA


Recipe courtesy of Donna Hargrove, D.O., FACOG, Nutrition Editor It’s Monday and you have decided to do a “Meatless Monday”. Here you go! This dish is so tasty it qualifies as comfort food. If you have followed our site and advice about always cooking a pot of beans whenever you are cooking something else, you […]

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ONIONS


Article courtesy of Donna Hargrove, D.O., Nutrition Editor More than apples, an onion a day may well keep all the doctors away! As it turns out, onions are a super food for health and cancer prevention.

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Quick Breakfast Tacos with Fruit


Recipe courtesy of Chef Bren Ankrum – Culinary Editor Recently I posted “One Chicken – Three Meals” in which breakfast tacos were featured. Following up as promised is the recipe for said dish which is totally easy if you made the enchilada dish before the breakfast tacos. If you’ve booked yourself tight in the morning […]

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Just Keep Moving


Good day, everyone! I feel honored to have been asked to post a few words about exercise on the Nutrition Health Net website. Let me begin by telling you a little bit about myself. I am a sixty-three year old, Caucasian male who has misbehaved a lot in my life time and I have the […]

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Roasted Chicken Enchiladas with Red and Green Sauce


Recipe courtesy of Chef Bren Ankrum – Culinary Editor Recently I posted “One Chicken – Three Meals” in which an enchilada dish was one of the entrees. Following up as promised is the recipe for said dish. Toss in the glass of wine and ….. Enjoy!

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Having Fun with Salads – Get Creative!


Recipe courtesy of Chef Bren Ankrum – Culinary Editor We all know that fresh vegetables and greens are good nutritionally for us and that homemade dressings are generally devoid of evil chemistry that is used to preserve or other ingredients difficult to read let alone understand what precisely you are putting into your body. Fresh […]

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Two Tasty and Versatile Dressings – Roasted Red Pepper Goat Cheese Feta and Roasted Green Chile Cilantro Jalapeno


Recipe courtesy of Chef Bren Ankrum – Culinary Editor These dressing are easy, quick and may be used for salads, fish, tacos, and other applications that work well with their flavor profile. You can blend them up and hold in squirt bottles refrigerated. Previously posted was “One Chicken Three Meals” in which one dish was […]

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