Category Archives: Vegetables

Cilantro-Honey Roasted Butternut Squash

Butternut squash is one of winter’s greatest bounties.  Its nutrition laden insides hide beneath a drab, tough, creamy-beige skin.  But don’t judge a book by its cover.  Once peeled back, the less than enticing outer shell reveals a low fat … Continue reading

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Mediterranean Grilled Caesar Salad

Regardless of what kind of restaurant I’m dining in, I love to enjoy Caesar salad for my second course.  I’ve sampled many varieties, but the one that has struck me the most in recent years is the Black Trumpet‘s Grilled Caesar. … Continue reading

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Spinach Pasta Fagioli

2011 is here and after week upon week of holiday festivities and overindulging in chowtime cheer, I am ready to return to my prior life of lighter, nutrition-laden fare.    As a matter of fact, I am sprinting back with open … Continue reading

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Brussels Sprouts and Pancetta

I was a very deprived child, but did not know until a couple of years ago…  My mother never, ever prepared brussels sprouts for us.  Okay, so maybe I wasn’t exactly a deprived child, but I can’t help feeling a … Continue reading

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