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Nutty Peaches and Greens

Often clients tell me that they have little time to eat healthy. They say that they don’t know how to prepare or cook veggies, or that eating healthy is expensive. While I understand and sometimes feel the same way, it really doesn’t take very long and you don’t have to be a cook. Also, it’s not really that expensive to […]

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Zucchini Roll-Ups

A great way to get fresh zucchini, and best part is no cooking required. One zucchini will yield about 10-15 good strips to roll that tomato, goat cheese or hummus. The Zucchini Roll-Up can be used as an appetizer for guests at your next get-together or party, or you can add them to your lunch box, throw in some whole-wheat […]

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Watermelon Popper 4th of July Appetizer

A great 4th of July appetizer that includes harvests of the month – watermelon, jalapeño, and mint! It’s a cacophony in your mouth of watery, sweet, and spicy (POP!) with a bite of umami from the pepperoni or cheese, and then a splash of honey sweetness with hint of minty freshness. Try these with friends for the 4th of July! […]

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Healthy Holiday Hors d’oeuvres

If I’m being honest, one of the things I look forward to most about holiday parties and get-togethers, besides visiting with friends and family of course, is the hors d’oeuvres. I’m a sucker for cheesy dips, bread, crackers, cocktail meatballs and finger sandwiches. I always find myself eating more than my share of appetizers and hovering around the food table. […]

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Alma Del Sur: Me Through Food

“Alma del sur” (translation – Southern Soul) is a recipe that represents me both personally and professionally. The arepa represents the way my mother would keep some of our Colombian traditions by making us arepas hot off the grill. She would spread a little butter, top with queso blanco, and sometimes add a fried egg, and then serve it with […]

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David’s Delicious Black Bean Burger

BLACK BEAN BURGER I love a great burger from time to time, but I do need to watch my cholesterol. It’s in my genes and too much saturated fat from beef or cheese can lead me down a difficult path. Look, I’m not trying to fool those that want a great burger, I say enjoy it every once in a […]

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