March 2013

For The Love of Arugula

by zesty on March 22, 2013 · 2 comments

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Hey ya’ll! It’s Danielle from Food Confidence here again with this week’s smoothie for you to enjoy. This one is actually near and dear to my heart. I tend to like my smoothies a bit on the tangy side and this combo contains all my favorite flavors. The star of this smoothie is arugula. You [...]

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Green Peanut Butter and Jelly

by zesty on March 15, 2013 · 0 comments

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Are you ready for a “green” peanut butter and jelly smoothie? It’s Danielle Omar here with another smoothie recipe for you. Next time you’re craving a PBJ, whip up one of these green smoothies!  This antioxidant-rich smoothie contains spinach, grapes, banana, and peanut butter. You be pleasantly surprised that you don’t taste the spinach at all, despite [...]

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Middle of the week is here. Spring is en route.  Weather is warming up. Salads are in season. Dressings are a must. I am going to show you how to make a classic vinaigrette in five minutes or less.  This can be the basis for all your dressings and you can just tweak and add [...]

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Shrimp and Tomato Puree

by zesty on March 11, 2013 · 2 comments

Last Wednesday afternoon I had no idea on what to make for dinner. Mrs. Cooking was traveling and it was just me and the kids. The only thing I knew I was having were the shrimp I took out of the freezer in the early morning.  My mind was blank when I was trying to [...]

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Coconut Almond Joy

by zesty on March 8, 2013 · 1 comment

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Hi hugecooking readers! My name is Danielle Omar.  I’m a nutritionist and I blog over at Food Confidence. You might remember me from last week when Cooking was talking about his “silent” detox. Well, he’s asked me to help you get healthy by sharing some of my favorite smoothie recipes with you. So each week on Friday I’ll [...]

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Healthy Roasted Salmon Salad

by zesty on March 6, 2013 · 3 comments

I have been getting some flack as of late.  Nothing major, just people wanting to see healthier recipes that can be made in a hurry.  Not a lot of ingredients, not a lot of effort to prepare.  The hamster was spinning for a while but really when you break it down in your head – [...]

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Happy Monday! When you think about snacks, you often think about going to your pantry and finding some pre-packaged treat you picked up in aisle 7 at the grocery store. Highly processed and not great for you but very quick, tasty and convenient. Right? Well today I am asking you to try these bars as [...]

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