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Tips for a Merry Christmas, even for Diabetes

December 6, 2018 Category :Healthy Advocacy| Healthy Recipes 0

Christmas, without doubt, is one of the seasons most awaited by people all over the world.  Like any other family, the clan has been looking forward to celebrating christmas every year, as the kids know it means not just presents but all the food they like spread out on the dinner table. » Continue Reading

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No-Guilt Tiramisu

December 1, 2018 Category :Healthy Recipes 0

The Italian pick me up receives a sweet twist.  Marsala is an Italian fortified wine that offers a sweet and strong kick to the dessert.  In its absence, opt for a sweet red wine or omit altogether.  The original mascarpone cheese has been replaced with a healthier low fat ricotta or cream cheese.  It is one dessert you can’t get enough of.

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Vegetable Skewers

November 30, 2018 Category :Healthy Recipes 0

Grilled vegetable sticks make for a festive side dish instead of the traditional barbecue.  Play around with the vegetables you use by adding seasonal vegetables available, from young corn or even portabello mushrooms.  Enjoy it with a different blue cheese dressing or go Filipino with a touch of barbecue flavored sauce.  Use lemongrass sticks for a different flavor.

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Salmon Bake

November 29, 2018 Category :Healthy Recipes 0

This delicious baked dish is certain to please everyone in the family.  The gratin mixture on top makes for a crunchy bite that leaves everyone savoring for more.  It is quite difficult to believe that this dish can be prepared in no time at all.  Perfect for holidays and beyond.

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Oven Baked Spring Rolls

November 28, 2018 Category :Healthy Recipes 0

Update the Vietnamese spring roll with this baked version that is filled with a lot of healthy fillings. Or improve this version with bite-sized dumpling versions that can be baked, steamed or boiled. The dipping sauce provides a fiery and tangy counterpoint for the dish.

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A Merry Low Carb Christmas!

November 27, 2018 Category :Healthy Recipes 0

Christmas is one of the most awaited seasons of the year. A huge part of it is due to the numerous Christmas gatherings that bring together friends and family to celebrate the yuletide season. But while most of us look forward to the mounds of food arrayed on the buffet, those seeking healthier low carb options need not despair. Here are some tasty treats that offer a healthy alternative for the Christmas season that everyone can enjoy. » Continue Reading

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Heart-Healthy Diet

November 22, 2018 Category :Healthy Advocacy| Healthy Recipes 0

Knowledge of what to eat is good practice for a healthy heart. However, practicing the knowledge of what to eat is tough, especially when it involves changing your eating habits. Cardiovascular diseases are a group of chronic diseases that affect the heart and blood vessels (especially the arteries), and can be acquired from our eating habits that started during our childhood days. Well, it is never too late—we have to take steps to start.

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Chicken Bolognese Spaghetti

November 2, 2018 Category :Healthy Recipes 0

Making a classic tomato sauce is a must for everyone.  The recipe replaces the ground beef with chicken and uses fresh tomatoes but you can also use whole canned tomatoes if you prefer.  I sometimes add dried herbs such as oregano, thyme and tarragon to add a little spice.

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Oriental-Style Pasta

November 1, 2018 Category :Healthy Recipes 0

This is a pasta favorite in our family and is very simple to prepare. A cross between Asian and Western flavors, the ingredients all come together in one superb dish.  You can also use angel hair or spaghetti pasta if you prefer.

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Fresh Tuna Pasta, Nicoise-Style

October 31, 2018 Category :Healthy Recipes 0

In this French pasta salad classic, we update it a bit using fresh tuna.  But if you can’t find fresh tuna, simply use canned tuna in water and follow the same procedure for marinating and heat it up in a saute pan instead of grilling it.

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