Health&Fitness Talk

Supporting Healthy Life Styles

Hearty Healthy  Hot Beef Stew
“A hearty stew of any kind can hit the spot on a hungry day” Prep time: 20 minutes Cooking time: 1 hour 40 min Ingredients 2 pounds  stew beef, cut into bite-size pieces 1/4 cup plus 3 tablespoons flour 2  celery chopped 2 large onion, coarsely chopped 2 to... Read more
Mystical Mango Smoothie
“Having lived in Central America in the past I grew quite fond of these wonderfully delicious, sweet and highly nutritious fruit packed with Vitamin C and E.” Prep time: 5 min Blender time: 30 seconds Ingredients: 3/4 cup fresh (preferably) or frozen blackberries 1 large ripe mango, pitted and... Read more
Bloody Mary a la shrimp
“If there ever was a perfect way to top a bloody Mary this vitamin-packed cocktail would be at the top of the list, with or without the booze. Make mine a double, shrimp that is.” Prep time: 5 minutes Garnish time: 30 seconds Ingredients: 22 ounces V8 or clamata... Read more
Tuna Tartare

Tuna Tartare

Recipes July 27, 2011

“Mouthwatering…” Prep time: 10 min Plating time: 30 seconds Ingredients: 1/4 cup corn oil 2 teaspoons grated fresh ginger 1 pound bonito tuna steak 1/4 cup finely chopped cilantro 1 teaspoon minced jalapeño 1 1/2 teaspoons wasabi powder 1 teaspoon toasted sesame seeds 1 tablespoon finely chopped scallion 1/8... Read more
Roasted Red Pepper Crab Soup
“Great on a cold & rainy day” Prep time: 20 min Cooking time: 45 min Ingredients 6 red bell peppers, seeded and cut into quarters 32 ounces crab broth 1 large potato, peeled and coarsely chopped 1 oz. cognac (break out the Courvoisier or Hennessey from the liquor cabinet,... Read more
Peanut Butter-and-Blueberry Jam Sandwich Cookies
“Excellent for kids and BBQ’s” Prep time: 10 min Baking time:  8 min YIELDS: 20 servings (serving size: 1 sandwich cookie) Ingredients 1/4 cup margarine, softened 1/4 cup  creamy peanut butter 1/2 cup brown sugar 1/4 cup sugar 2 large egg whites 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 3/4 cups... Read more
Spinach-Cheese and Smoked Salmon Omelet
“Great for diabetics” Prep time: 5 minutes Cooking time: 6 minutes Ingredients 2 large eggs 1 tablespoon organic butter 1 cup coarsely chopped spinach 1/8 cup chopped onions 1/3 cup chopped tomatoes 1/2 roasted red pepper in slices 1/8 teaspoon sea salt 2 tbls smoked salmon 1/3 cup (1... Read more
Smoked Turkey Reuben Cranberry Sandwich
“Smoked turkey stands in for corned beef in this lightened variation of a deli favorite. Serve with a pickle wedge and fresh avocado slices.” Prep time: 10 min Plating time: 2 min   Ingredients 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard 8 slices rye bread 4 (1-ounce) slices reduced-fat, reduced-sodium Swiss cheese... Read more
Chicken and Vegetable Stir-Fry with Long Grain Rice
“Serve a stir-fry loaded with tender chicken breast and crisp veggies. Stir-frying is a great reduced-calorie way to cook, because you use less oil.” Prep time:  15 min Cooking time:  30 min for rice, 5 minutes stir frying YIELD: 4 servings Cooking Long-Grain White Rice: 2 teaspoons corn oil 1 cup long-grain... Read more
Coconut Smoothie
“Coconut oil, said to be ‘the healthiest of all oils on earth’ is extremely good for you and adds a unique taste to your drink that you will certainly enjoy”   Prep time: 5 min Blender time: 45 seconds Ingredients: 2 ripe bananas 1 Huge handful spinach (trust me... Read more