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Soupe Au Pistou

December 28, 2018 Category :Healthy Recipes 0

This is often called the French minestrone, because it is basically a vegetable soup with pasta.  But the distinguishing feature of this soup is the addition of pistou, which makes a big difference in the final taste.  You can add more vegetables if desired.

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Fillet of Sole, Normandy Style

December 27, 2018 Category :Healthy Recipes 0

France boasts of a lot of fish and seafood dishes, because there are abundant in its area.  This is also one thing we have in common with France, as we also have numerous fishing areas and enjoy the bounties of the sea.  Try out this simple fish dish, using whatever you have available.

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Zucchini Au Gratin

December 26, 2018 Category :Healthy Recipes 0

French cuisine has a lot of gratinated dishes, probably because it greatly enhances the final taste.  Enjoy this vegetarian version, which is packed not just with flavor but also nutrition – a dish the whole family definitely love.

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Mussels Aux Amandes

December 25, 2018 Category :Healthy Recipes 0

Similar to our local baked tahong versions, this is a slightly upscale version using almonds.  If it is not available, you can replace it with other types of nuts.

Yield: 6 to 8 portions

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Fit French Cuisine

December 24, 2018 Category :Healthy Recipes 0

Cuisine Francaise sometimes has the connotation of being a rich, decadent meal full of fat and carbohydrates.  But this could not be further from the truth, as French food derives from natural ingredients abundant in that particular province.  In fact, there is so much regional variety that this determines the culinary personality of Normandy, Brittany, or Bordeaux.

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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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