Spicy Sriracha Pasta with Coconut Infused Poached Mahi Mahi

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Always trying to get more omega-3 fats into my children’s diet, I put wild caught Mahi Mahi on our menu for this week.  I was craving coconut milk and a bit of spice, so I played around with infusing the Mahi with these flavors by poaching it in coconut milk and red curry paste, in […]

Roasted Fennel with Parmesan

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Last night I made some whole wheat penne with sauce for my boys.  We usually enjoy roasted veggies with pasta, but I was in the mood for some fennel!  Fennel contains a host of potent antioxidant phytonutrients, and is also rich in fiber, folate, and potassium.  This dish literally took three minutes to prep and […]

Millet Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms

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Millet, an ancient grain from the Far East, is both gluten-free and a great source of fiber (9 grams/serving) and protein (7 grams/serving).  I just started playing around with millet in a few breakfast dishes and yesterday came up with this very tasty millet and veggie stuffed portobello recipe.  The amount of millet I used […]

Quinoa Tabouli

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I love tabouli – so much so that whenever it is on a menu somewhere I always order it to give it a try.  I take issue with tabouli that is mostly grain-based.  I prefer tabouli packed with parsley – and my new favorite is from Leyla downtown on King Street (I’ll be posting my […]

Roasted Veggies with Orzo

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I am blessed with children who love Brussels sprouts.  Because of this, I try to take advantage every chance I get to prepare them.  Brussels sprouts contain both heart and cancer-fighting nutrients.  Where the heart is concerned, Brussels sprouts are rich in bile acid-binding soluble fiber, which helps to lower cholesterol.  Of all the cruciferous […]