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Cranberry Sauce

Cranberry Sauce Do you like cranberry sauce? My father can’t get enough of it during the holiday season. He’ll even stock up on fresh cranberries when they become available in late October, and freeze them to eat all year long. I think he looks forward to Thanksgiving just because he knows he can have as much cranberry sauce as he wants with his slices of turkey, and plenty leftover for turkey sandwiches. When he finally runs out of frozen cranberries sometime in May, he’ll start buying the cans.…

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Healthy raw vegie salad recipe

Healthy raw vegie salad recipe

Healthy raw vegie salad recipe   Looking for healthy lunch ideas? This raw vegie salad is such an easy and tasty way to introduce raw vegetables into your diet on a daily basis.  Eating raw vegetables means that you’re receiving the full nutrient potential of that vegetable, as nothing is lost through the cooking process. Needless to say, selecting seasonal organic produce is ideal for this, but don’t be too worried about following the recipe to the letter – use anything you like from your…

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One Pot Chicken and Orzo

One Pot Chicken and Orzo A few months ago my wonderful mother made what I thought was Spanish rice (a favorite around here, basically a rice pilaf with tomato) but instead of browning rice to start the pilaf, she browned orzo pasta. Brilliant! It was so incredibly good. Silky and savory like our sopa seca de fideo angel hair dish, but with little rice-shaped orzo pasta. The browning of the orzo adds a toasty nutty flavor to the pasta. Continue reading “One Pot Chicken and Orzo” » Source: One Pot Chicken…

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Ham Salad

Ham Salad One of the best reasons to serve a ham for a holiday dinner or family gathering is the prospect of leftover ham, don’t you think? Ham keeps well and can be used for a hearty ham and bean soup, a pasta dish with peas, or for a crowed pleasing ham salad. It’s one of those feed-a-lot-of-people comfort food salads that makes you look forward to leftovers. Put it in a sandwich (or a slider bun!), eat it plain, or add it to macaroni. The basic components of our favorite ham…

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healthy snack ideas

Healthy snack ideas

Looking for healthy snack ideas? Try these easy snacks by dietitian Sally-Anne Livock.     •    1 piece of fruit such as a banana or an apple.     •    15 unsalted, raw nuts     •    200 g tub low-fat natural yoghurt 
with frozen berries     •    4 apricot halves and 4 almonds     •    punnet of strawberries     •    250ml skinny latte     •    Homemade smoothie with low-fat 
milk, yoghurt and frozen berries     •    1 cup air-popped popcorn     •    175g tub of Yoplait Forme…

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