Tag Archives: healthy

“Spa” Chicken with Apricot-Orange Chipotle Sauce

I found this recipe for “Spa Chicken” in my 2011 America’s Test Kitchen Light & Healthy Cookbook.  The title of the recipe has a perfectly logical explanation – If you go on vacation to a fancy spa resort, often you will be served a lot of boneless, skinless chicken dishes.  There are a variety of […]

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Healthy Noodles with Peppers and Beef

This healthy Asian-inspired dish was delicious and made enough to keep me eating balanced lunches for practically a week.  I love eating out at restaurants as much as the next person, but when you spend $10+ on lunch everyday, those expenses add up quickly. Of course this is in addition to my already staggering 3-times-a-week […]

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Chicken Chilaquiles Casserole

The quest for wellness in 2013 continues…. So far I’ve followed through of my goals for the new year.  I quit the over priced gym, purchased a treadmill for my home, and even started doing P90X. …..and even still  doing P90X after 2 weeks.  Sometimes I want to slap Tony Horton in the face, especially on […]

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Chicken and Vegetable Stir-Fry with Spicy Basil Sauce

So I may have actually made this dish back in March…you guys don’t mind a little 3 month delay right? While I may have made this in March, when I think about it, it’s actually quite appropriate that I’m posting it now.  Winter is the time when we indulge in comfort foods, usually full of […]

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Grilled Herb Shrimp

Some of you may know that I’ve recently been following the Dukan diet.  Honestly, I think that the easiest way to success with this diet is pre-planning your meals and trying to figure out what your future self is going to be craving, while still sticking with the tenets of the diet. Well, right now […]

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Grilled Lemon-Oregano Chicken Thighs

This recipe is ideal for a hot summer day.  It’s healthy, it’s refreshing and light, and there’s a good chance that you already have most, if not all, of the ingredients in your pantry. Except for the olive oil, this recipe is also 100% Dukan diet friendly.  The book claims that oils and fats are […]

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