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Peggy Korody North San Diego Registered Dietitian Nutritionist

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Asian Orange Ginger Beef & Broccoli Stir-fry

Are you looking to get a dinner on the table quickly, stir-fry is the way to go.  Quick, easy and healthy!  Take a trip to the salad bar or look for already prepared veggies in the produce aisle to save time. I made this version with broccoli, mushrooms, onions, and red bell peppers, but you […]

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Scalloped Two Potato Gratin

This month I would like to share a side dish that would go great with an Easter Sunday ham. I use two kinds of potatoes for this gratin and to reduce the fat content of this dish I used evaporated skim milk in place of heavy cream with great results. Bonus recipe: Move over green […]

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Green Beans with Caramelized Shallots & Almonds

Are you tired of the classic green bean casserole? Try my version of a green bean side dish.  This would go great with your Easter Ham and Scalloped Two Potato Gratin. PrintGreen Beans with Caramelized Shallots & Almonds Ingredients2 pounds green beans, trimmed 1 tablespoon unsalted butter 1 tablespoon, plus 1 teaspoon vegetable oil (avocado, canola, […]

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Happy Chinese New Year Chicken

Chinese New Year starts on the night of the second new moon of the winter solstice (February 8th, 2016) and ends 15 days later on the night of the full moon.  During Chinese New Year, families gather to enjoy delicious foods and to wish each other good luck in the year ahead. Therefore, to celebrate, I’m […]

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Dim Sum Crab & Shrimp Sui Mai

In honor of Chinese New Year I’m sharing my recipe for Crab and Shrimp Sui Mai.  These dumplings are usually made with pork, although I chose to make a seafood variety.  If you would like a more traditional variety simply mix ground pork with with the shrimp. Gong Hey Fat Choy (Wishing you a prosperous […]

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Healthy Start to the New Year, Meatless Monday

Most people like to start the New Year off on a healthy note.  With that in mind I’m sharing a few recipes you could use for Meatless Monday, which is a campaign to encourage eating vegetarian at least one day a week.  Meatless Monday is good for the environment and our health. Here are three […]

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Deviled Eggs Peggy’s way

One of the most popular things to do with the abundance of colored hard boiled eggs at Easter time is to make “Deviled” eggs.  Ever wonder about the term “deviled”?  According to Wikipedia the term “deviled”, in reference to food, was in use in the 18th century, with the first known print reference appearing in […]

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Ham & Potato Patties, a great recipe to use that leftover Easter ham

Are you finding you have some leftover spring ham and want to try something different for the leftovers? Here’s a quick and easy recipe I came up with when I not only had leftover ham but also potatoes. This would make a good lunch if served with a side salad, or serve the patties (make […]

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Springtime Italian Stir-Fry

Spring will soon be  in the air and some of my favorite vegetables are coming into season. These include artichokes, asparagus, Brussel sprouts, and squash to name a few. So for this month’s recipe I would like to share an easy, quick Italian stir-fry to serve over spaghetti. This is a colorful dish with the […]

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A Romantic Dinner or Brunch for Valentine’s Day

February is thought of as the “romantic” month, with couples making plans for either a special breakfast in bed or a candlelight dinner. Personally, we often stay home on this day simply because the restaurants are just too crowded for our liking, so we go out a week earlier or later.  But I still want […]

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