Archive For January, 2009

Golden Boiled Shrimp

By admin | January 24, 2009

Since I’ve discovered our son can eat shrimp — his dad has a shellfish allergy — I’ve been really excited to share my love of seafood with someone else living under our roof! Even though these shrimp were a bit spicy, our boy enjoyed their flavors and ate as much as I did! Half the [...]

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Steamed Broccoli, Mushrooms and Peppers

By admin | January 24, 2009

If you look in your crisper drawer and find a little of this and a little of that you can throw together a quick and easy vegetable side dish. This version featuring broccoli, mushrooms and a red bell pepper, is fat free because I steamed the veggies in water flavored with miso tamari. 2 heads [...]

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Whole Wheat Linguine, Artichoke Hearts, Feta and Pine Nuts

By admin | January 22, 2009

This dish was a big hit at the Saturday Academy class, “Whole Foods for a Healthy Diet” at the Hillcrest Church of Christ. Thanks to everyone who attended, and especially to Mrs. Carol Hunter for inviting me to come to the church. You guys asked tons of great questions and were a lot of fun. [...]

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Chai Tea Steamed Mushrooms

By admin | January 22, 2009

This basic recipe can be greatly expanded upon. If you like the flavor of these mushrooms, you will easily translate this process into a stuffed mushroom dish, or stuffed zucchini, or a flavorful steam-bath for dumplings. The sky is the limit. The warm-spiced essence of Chai tea will permeate whatever you choose to steam. And [...]

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Sesame Broccoli

By admin | January 22, 2009

Using soy sauce, in this case miso tamari, instead of salt brings richer, deeper flavor and the benefits of the soy-based antioxidants to this dish. photo: www.rightathome.com 2 heads of broccoli, cut into spears1 Tbs miso tamari or low sodium soy sauce1 Tbs toasted sesame oil2 Tsp raw sesame seeds Steam broccoli spears until bright [...]

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