How to sear fish fillet or steak

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Learn how to sear fish fillets and steaks: this is a basic recipe, and the notes include tips and tricks.

Cooking lesson: Healthy Eggs and Pancakes

A cooking lesson plan for making healthy eggs and grain-free pancakes.

Sour Cream made with Coconut Milk

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Sour Cream with Coconut Milk Ingredients 1 can (14oz) full-fat coconut milk (or Trader Joe’s Coconut Cream) 1 lemon, zest and juice 1 tsp apple cider vinegar 1 Tbls ground dried herbs (any variety, see NOTES below) Directions 1) Blend all ingredients together. (Best results in a food processor.) 2) SLice the potatoes to 1/4-inch […]

Resistant Starch Potatoes, Sour Cream with Coconut Milk

Potatoes with coconut milk sour cream

YES – potatoes are back in favor… firm not soft, that is. The firm potato gets a thumbs up from many health care practitioners. The overcooked potato gets a thumbs down. And you won’t believe this sour cream is coconut milk! — the sour and herbs trump the coconut flavor!

No Bake Coconut Pots de Creme (dairy free)

coconut pots de creme (dairy free)

So thick you can eat it with a fork. This was the dessert for the Food Mood Connection Lunch and Learn. Click here to read the workshop and see the other lunch recipes. No Bake Coconut Pots de Creme (dairy free) Ingredients 6 oz bittersweet chocolate —– 1 can (14 oz) full-fat coconut cream 2 […]

Tabbouleh Salad with Riced Cauliflower

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This recipe uses cauliflower in place of bulgar (or couscous, rice) as is traditionally used in a Tabbouleh Salad.

Photo gallery of lunches and dinners

Personal chef, daily lunch, dinner, snack101

A photo gallery with 152 images of food…. lunch, snack and dinners for 2 people, 4 weeks, 5 days/week. (July 2014)

Fast and easy chicken with nut coating

Pistachio breaded chicken

This recipe took 15 minutes, start to finish and has just 3 ingredients. Oven-baked Pistachio-breaded chicken Chicken cutlets Annie’s Dijon Mustard, about 2 teaspoons per cutlet  Pistachios, ground to a fine meal, 1 tablespoon per cutlet 1. Heat oven to 400 degrees. 2. Put parchment paper on a baking sheet. (I use parchment paper for […]

Simple, easy, tasty, healthy dessert

Blueberry cobbler w/almond butter

Blueberries and almonds go really well together. This stove-top method of making a cobbler is easy enough for pre-teens to make, and healthy enough to serve as a snack.

Lunch and Learn, version #3

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“Lunch and learns” are for employees who want to bring home the ease and grace of cooking healthfully. Eating for Health is by far the best health insurance one can buy, do, have. In this version, I offer 3 classes: Italian, Thai and a healthy breakfast. Check it out, perhaps you will want to do […]