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Vegetable "Dirty Rice"
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This vegan version of dirty rice tastes absolutely great.  It’s easy, fast and the leftovers, if there are any, make...

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Gina DePalma's Very Good For You Muffins
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These muffins are a great breakfast or snack if you need a boost of energy. Each muffin is loaded with fiber and has around 185...

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Chicken Sausage Jambalaya

Jambalaya is a great one-pot meal, easy too. This version is perfect as part of a healthy survivorship. It uses fiber rich...

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Cajun Style Spiced Shrimp

When I first came to the US in the 80’s, Cajun cooking and spicy, blackened fish were all the rage. I found the blackened...

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Angel Hair Pasta with Shrimp

I love seafood pastas. They are among the fastest most nutritious meals you can throw together in a hurry.  This one is no...

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CFYL Chipotle Greens

Chipotle in Adobo is a great pantry item. Smoked, dried chipotle chilies are stewed in adobo sauce until they are soft, then...

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Vegetable "Dirty Rice"

This vegan version of dirty rice tastes absolutely great.  It’s easy, fast and the leftovers, if there are any, make...

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Cauliflower Spoonbread

For many years I was a vegetarian. When I wanted a light supper I used to often make soufflés and spoonbreads with...

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Soups

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Chicken or Mushroom Dumplings

Making your own dumplings is really easy when you use wonton wrappers. These are really simple dumplings that were created for...

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Wonton Soup with Chicken or Mushroom Dumplings

Wonton soup can be the perfect thing when you're not feeling well. It's super comforting, and of course delcious. This...

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Creamy Almond Mushroom Soup

This lighter version of cream of mushroom soup packs protein and taste. It's SO easy to make. The perfect addition to a...

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Salads

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Roasted Carrot Salad

This salad takes roasted carrots to the next level. It's truly delicious with earthy roasted carrots, crunchy hazelnuts, and...

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Poached Pear Salad with White Wine Vinaigrette

This salad is the perfect mix of sweet and savory and if you cook extra pears, you will have delicious leftovers for breakfast...

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Red Pepper Panzanella

This delicious summery salad is about as easy as it gets. It’s based on the classic Italian tomato salad, and is a cheap...

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Breakfast

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Vegan Grits

These wonderful vegan grits give you a basic recipe that dispenses with butter and cheese to make a creamy tasty breakfast or...

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Turnip "Grits"

I happen to be a huge fan of turnips I love their sweet peppery flavor. This rich grits-like porridge is the perfect...

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Banana Biscuits

These quick biscuits are a perfect way to use up overripe bananas.  Easy to put together, they make a great snack during...

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Dessert

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High Protein Hot Chocolate

It can be hard to keep calories up when you're going through treatment, so it's good to add protien and essential nutrients to...

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Whole Wheat Snickerdoodles

There's always room for a little snickerdoodle in your life. The perfect spicy cookie for the holidays or any time of year....

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Pecan Pie

This is one fabulous pecan pie. There’s no corn syrup and only half the butter and sugar than is called for in more...

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Snacks & Beverages

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Sweet Potato Hummus

Can you ever have too many dips? We don't think so. When you don't have an appetite, it can be difficult to tackle a whole...

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Chocolate Peanut Butter Popcorn

Wow! What a way to get three favorite tastes in the same bowl together! This is a truly delicious, finger-licking treat, and...

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Southern Spiced Popcorn

This wonderful savory treat is a great companion to sweet summery drinks – julep anyone? But it’s also perfect...

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Basics, Sauces & Dressings

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Pistachio Pesto

Pesto is so delicious and can be made with a numerous combination of greens and nuts. This one utilizes pistachios and basil...

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Vegan Coconut Crumble Topping

This is both delicious and vegan. Coconut oil is the key, and it gives the usual butter a real run for its money.  This...

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Pizza Dough

I’ve never met anyone who didn’t like pizza. Homemade dough is so much tastier than store bought. It is simple to...

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Healthy Holidays

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Thumbprint Cookies

Thumbprint cookies are quite deceiving. They look fancy, and yet they are completely easy to make. The best part about them is...

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High Protein Hot Chocolate

It can be hard to keep calories up when you're going through treatment, so it's good to add protien and essential nutrients to...

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Gingerbread Loaf

This gingerbread loaf has all the flavors of the holidays. We use applesauce to keep the loaf a little healthier and top it off...

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