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Curried Green Beans
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This is a great way to jazz up green beans. Use a wok for the cooking if you have one.  It’s simple and tasty and...

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John Garrone’s Sesame Pasta Salad with Two Peas & Shiitake
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Try this simple and delicious mushroom pasta recipe from the mushroom man himself, John Garrone. 

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Butternut Squash Ravioli

Homemade ravioli becomes leagues easier with the use of wonton wrappers. They are usually easy to find at almost any market....

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Swiss Chard & Wild Rice Stuffed Squash

There's nothing easier and more comforting than a stuffed squash. In the early fall everyone gets excited about winter squash,...

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Winter Pumpkin Pasta Bake

This is true comfort food. It combines one of my favorite winter vegetables with the notion of mac n’ cheese. How yum is...

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Mashed Rutabaga

Rutabaga deserves to be better appreciated. It’s good for us, and there’s something about its taste that I just...

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Spicy Sweet Potato Fries

Cayenne, coriander, and onion powder take these sweet potato fries to a not-so-sweet level of spice that is sure to please any...

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Savory Sweet Potato Fries

These sweet potato fries are the perfect snack when you want something savory, classic, and delicious. They use common...

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Soups

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Apple & Onion Soup

When the weather starts getting chilly outside, that means it's officially soup season. A nice treat for those of us who have...

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Pumpkin Soup

This light, tasty soup uses no fat or oil and can be soothing to a system challenged by treatment. Dashi is the classic light...

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Vegan Pho

I love the simplicity of Vietnamese food. Classic Pho is a particular favorite when I feel under the weather. This delicious...

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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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Pumpkin Pancakes

In the fall pumpkin pancakes are one of my favorite Sunday morning breakfasts. Not only are they super easy to make, they bring...

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Peppers Stuffed with Sausage & Egg-white

These tasty stuffed peppers are perfect for a special weekend breakfast or brunch. They maybe low in fat, but they are high in...

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Almond Crepes with Cherries & Yogurt

Everyone loves crepes for a breakfast treat, and with honeyed Greek yogurt and fresh cherries as a filling these are completely...

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Dessert

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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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Mango Lime Crumble

This decadent crumble is not only absolutely delicious but also totally vegan. The crumble topping is made with coconut oil,...

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Apple Tart

The dough may be whole wheat and there is even some flaxseed in this recipe! But no one will be disappointed  once...

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Snacks & Beverages

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Cheddar Crackers

These certainly aren’t low calorie. But when you’re losing weight from treatment it is good to have small,...

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Chive Cayenne Shortbread Cookies

Cheesy isn’t usually a compliment, but when it comes to these divinely spicy little cookies it most certainly is. Great...

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Spinach Artichoke Muffins

I love savory muffins. They make so much more sense to me than the sweet varieties, which, as good as they may be, have too...

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Basics, Sauces & Dressings

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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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Greek Grilling Marinade

This marinade is fast to put together and quite delicious, particularly with fish. It lends its tart lemony zing to meaty white...

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Healthy Holidays

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Mashed Rutabaga

Rutabaga deserves to be better appreciated. It’s good for us, and there’s something about its taste that I just...

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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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Green Bean Casserole

This is a lighter variation on the classic that’s pretty easy to put together as well as delicious . Wonderful Greek...

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