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Tahini and Apple Oatmeal
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Breakfast is a wonderful meal, whenever you choose to eat it. This naturally sweet, simple breakfast porridge is a vegan treat...

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Chuck’s Mom’s Reconstructed Chili
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This is a recipe from Chuck White, Scheryl Crow's personal chef: "This is a family recipe that my parents’ parents...

Mains

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Oven Baked Buttermilk Fried Chicken

I love good fried chicken but eat it rarely as it’s really too fatty to be anything more than a treat. This recipe sets...

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Vegetable Mac & Cheese

Mac and cheese is everyone’s favorite comfort food. Make it with whole-wheat pasta and veggies, and it becomes an...

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BBQ Chicken Sandwich with Broccoli Slaw

Plain Greek yogurt is a wonderful low-fat substitute for mayonnaise. It has the right texture, and when mixed with other...

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Sides

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Grilled Apricots with Mint Yogurt

I adore apricots and I adore grilled summer fruits, so for me this is a match made in heaven. Grilling the fruit not only...

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Kale & Quinoa Tabbouleh

If you have extra cooked quinoa on hand in your fridge, this tasty update to classic tabbouleh is a great way to repurpose...

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Corn Muffins

These are really great corn muffins, and so easy to make. The secret ingredient is that old health salad stand-by cottage...

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Soups

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Watermelon Gazpacho with Mint and Feta

Watermelon was one of my big loves when I was on chemo. There’s nothing more refreshing. I’d get it home wash it...

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Fennel & Asparagus Soup

The light anise flavor of fresh fennel is a great tummy comforter and delicious simply cooked as in this pretty pale green...

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Curry Squash Soup

When there is more summer squash around than a soul knows what to do with, this lovely summer soup is just the thing. In my...

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Salads

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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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Peas-In-A-Pod Salad

I learned to love cooked salads when I was put on a neutropenic diet. This crunchy, lightly cooked salad gives the humble pea...

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Breakfast

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Tahini and Apple Oatmeal

Breakfast is a wonderful meal, whenever you choose to eat it. This naturally sweet, simple breakfast porridge is a vegan treat...

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Fennel and Rice Porridge

Fennel is wonderfully calming to the stomach. Cooked this way with rice into a thick simple porridge, its anise flavor becomes...

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Apples Poached in Chamomile Tea

Gala apples are mild tasting and naturally sweet and are a wonderful choice for these gently poached apples. The mix of their...

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Dessert

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Blueberry Peach Crisp

This yummy dish uses two of summer’s best: peaches and blueberries. It is extremely easy to put together, and uses basic...

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Vanilla Pudding

I don’t understand why something dull is labeled ‘vanilla’. To me the vanilla bean gives us one of the more...

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Creamy Vegan Chocolate Frosting

This fabulously rich, dairy-free chocolate frosting tastes so very, very good, but despite it’s healthy ingredient...

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Snacks & Beverages

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Peanut Butter Banana Smoothie

Elvis Presley was said to love the combo of peanut butter and bananas. It’s a shame he never got to taste them in this...

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Chocolate Coconut Smoothie

Dark chocolate + coconut! If you love this combo as much as I do, this deliciously rich high-calorie smoothie will help you...

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Blueberry Tofu Smoothie

Smoothies can either be a great meal replacement, or be something nutritious to sip on when treatment has left you less than...

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Basics, Sauces & Dressings

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Healthy Yogurt Ranch Dressing

Greek yogurt is the key to this delicious version of ranch dressing. It has fewer calories than classic recipes, but more...

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Grapefruit Pistachio Vinaigrette

This vinaigrette is so easy and so delicious. It really brightens up and salad, and is also perfect on salmon.  Adding...

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Cottage Cheese Pesto

When I arrived in the USA in the mid-80s, cottage cheese was the number 1 health food. It has fallen out of favor in the...

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Healthy Holidays

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Veggie Latkes

I love latkes. When I first came to New York, they were one of the first kosher foods I ever tried. These are a bit different...

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Stuffed Turkey Breast

A dish that Chef Dylana Degannes made at one of our ‘Healthy Holiday’ cooking programs inspired this...

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Sweet Potato Pie

This is one low-fat holiday treat that won’t disappoint. Rather than adding a ton of sugar, the key to this deliciously...

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