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Peggy Korody North San Diego Registered Dietitian Nutritionist

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Shrimp en Papillote for Two ♥♥

As a registered dietitian, I’m often asked “what is one easy thing I can do to be healthy?”  My answer is simple – cook!  That is why I enjoy writing this food blog to encourage others to cook.  It’s healthier than prepared food items in the freezer section of the grocery store and even healthier […]

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Lasagna Roll Ups

This is a great dish to make ahead and then heat & eat!  You can also freeze the roll ups individually on a cookie sheet and place in freezer bag, defrost and heat when ready to serve.  Feel free to customize the roll ups.  Sometimes I just keep it vegetarian and only mix in veggies […]

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Winter Squash Strata

I really love winter squash and I am always coming up with different ways to serve it.  I also like to serve strata, a brunch dish made from a mixture which mainly consists of bread, eggs and cheese.  So I thought I would combine these two dishes to create a hearty winter side dish or […]

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Fall Salad with Pomegranate Vinaigrette

This month I’m sharing a fall salad with pomegranate vinaigrette.  I have a pomegranate tree and I like to use the fruit in my fall cooking.  This salad would make a nice addition to your Thanksgiving or Holiday dinner. PrintFall Salad with Pomegranate Vinaigrette IngredientsVinaigrette: 1 pomegranate 2 Tbsp. white wine vinegar (or raspberry vinegar) […]

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Pumpkin Waffles

It’s fall and everything is pumpkin!  Pumpkin latte, pumpkin cornbread, pumpkin spice almonds, pumpkin cookies…  So to honor the pumpkin craze I’ll be sharing a very easy pumpkin waffle recipe (I have been asked to share an “easy” recipe). To start with I used the Heart Smart Bisquick mix.  I don’t usually like these types […]

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Sweet Porky Kabobs

I love to grill and September in Fairbanks Ranch is still very warm, so it’s still a great time of year to be cooking outside.  This month I am sharing a recipe from my cookbook – Little Hands in the Kitchen.  As a child my mom often made homemade applesauce when she served pork. So […]

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Fruit Kabobs

Here’s an easy dessert to go with your summer barbecue.  You can use any combination of fruit you want and quickly whip up the Greek yogurt dip.  I also like this as a mid-day snack. PrintFruit Kabobs IngredientsAny combination of fresh fruit you like, cut into chunks (I used fresh pineapple, grapes, and strawberries) 1/2 […]

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Plank Smoked Portobello Mushrooms

To get a smoky flavor try using grilling planks on the grill. Today I’m sharing my Stuffed Portobello Mushroom recipe.  These mushrooms are a great first course or use as a side dish. I like to serve them right from the plank. PrintPlank Smoked Portobello Mushrooms Ingredients1 grilling plank (apple, pecan or cedar) 4-6 medium […]

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Stuffed Squash Blossoms

As I was walking through a local farmer’s market I saw squash blossoms for sale.  I always wanted to try to cook with these but found them to be expensive at the grocery store, but they were quite affordable at the farmer’s market.  Look for flowers with intact petals.  Here’s what I came up with […]

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Strawberry Tart

I love all the fresh fruits and vegetables available this time of year.  This month I would like to highlight fresh strawberries.  This tart is simple to make and looks very impressive! PrintStrawberry Tart Ingredients1 prebaked graham cracker crust – use either an 8 x 12-inch rectangular pan or a 9-inch round tart pan, although […]

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