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Peggy Korody North San Diego Registered Dietitian

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Shrimp Salad in Puff Pastry Bowls

When I think of May I often think of spring time lunch with friends.  This is also the month to celebrate Mother’s Day; therefore I thought it would be a nice to share an easy lunch to prepare for entertaining.   photo by Doug Korody  Serves: 4  1 package frozen puff pastry, thawed 4 center-cut […]

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Rainbow Salad

Today I was watching a talk show where a female actor was describing how she had no energy and was gaining weight eating “kid” food like her son.  So she changed her diet and she now has more energy and feels better.  That left me wondering, if that diet was making her feel rundown, wouldn’t […]

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Asparagus Soup

What I love about the change in seasons is the seasonal fruits and vegetables.  We get to celebrate spring with asparagus, green onions, leeks, mint, new potatoes, peas, radishes, spinach, strawberries, and wild greens to name a few.  To help celebrate I thought I would share my healthy asparagus soup recipe. Serves 6 1-2 tablespoons […]

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Edamame Hummus

Hummus is a popular snack, which is typically made with canned chickpeas, olive oil and garlic.  My family loves edamame so I thought I would try serving it a different way.  Here’s a different approach to hummus. Serves: 8  Ingredients  2 cups edamame, shelled, cooked according to package directions 1 cup silken tofu, drained Dash […]

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Bread with Three Toppings

I’m always trying to come up with new ideas for appetizers (my favorite thing!), and on a recent get-away with my husband (our 25th wedding anniversary!) we stopped at a restaurant to have an appetizer where they had a dish called “Three Dips”.  We ordered it, really enjoyed it, and I thought it was a […]

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Mardi Gras Shrimp

For our Mardi Gras dinner this year I made my version of Cajun Shrimp.  This is a quick and easy dish, I hope you enjoy it. Serves 4 1 pound jumbo raw shrimp, shells off 2 tablespoon avocado oil, divided 1 tablespoon unsalted butter 2 tablespoons Cajun seasoning In a large bowl combine 1 tablespoon […]

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Crockpot Chicken

               I’m a gadget person, I love to use anything that makes cooking easier and/or quicker.  Recently, looking around my kitchen I noticed my crockpot.  It hasn’t been used in a very long time and quite frankly I usually just make chili in the thing.  So I thought I […]

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Easy Foolproof Gravy

Want to make a foolproof gravy to go with your roasted chicken?  Then try this recipe.  I saw a version of this for turkey gravy on the ABC show The Chew.  I made just a few adjustments to make chicken gravy, but I have also used this recipe for turkey gravy, just increased the ingredients […]

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Chicken Broth

Any bone broth is a rich source of nutrients.  It contains protein, cartilage, and minerals, especially calcium.  I make broth about once a week.  If I’m not making a soup with it, then I freeze my broth in one cup servings for later use. 1 chicken carcass Cold water 1-2 celery stalks cut into 1” […]

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Heart Healthy Salmon Stacks

February is all about the heart.  The heart symbol or “heart shape” (♥) is used to express the idea of the “heart”, be that as an emotion, such as affection and love, especially romantic love, but also health.   This month we celebrate Valentines and the American Heart Association’s campaign Go Red for Women, which brings […]

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