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Fudgy Black Bean Brownie Oatmeal

If you watched Dr. Oz yesterday you may have seen the healthy brownies made with black beans!  I have made bean brownies in the past but was never totally pleased with the results.  I happened to have some cooked adzuki … Continue reading

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Meal Plans: Don’t Over-Think It

One of the common requests I get from patients is:  “I need a meal plan.” I have mixed feelings about these meal plans. Generally, as part of an initial assessment, I will help you come up with some breakfast, lunch, … Continue reading

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Spicy Spinach Hummus

This is a slightly different version of my Hummus in a Hurry for when you want to get your greens on.  The addition of cayenne and garlic make it nice for warming you up on these chilly winter days.  Bonus:  … Continue reading

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Tuna-Free Salad or Wrap Filling

This is a quick and easy to put together kind of dish. It’s perfect for those times when you are hungry and need something ASAP.  Packed with plenty of protein, fiber and phenomenal flavor, you may find yourself making this … Continue reading

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Black Bean Vegetable Soup

Vegetable soup– I know it sounds kind of boring but after the weather that we just had on Saturday I began thinking about winter soups.  What comfort they can bring on a chilly afternoon!  With a few cans of staple … Continue reading

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Hummus in a Hurry

Looking for something filling and satisfying to eat?  Head to your pantry and get out a can of chickpeas.  You’ll also need a food processor.  Hummus is one of those foods that really makes sense to make at home because … Continue reading

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Anything Goes Lentil Salad

It’s okay to go out to eat once in a while but unfortunately there are so few places that offer truly wholesome and nutritious options on their menus. If taking care of your health is a priority you will find … Continue reading

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Sweet Potato-Lentil Soup and Raw Apple Crisp

Happy Labor Day weekend! Although it doesn’t quite feel like summer could possibly be winding down, I did get in the mood for making some fall-ish foods.  I made the Sweet Potato-Lentil Stew from Alicia Silverstone’s book, “The Kind Diet” … Continue reading

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