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Peggy Korody North San Diego Registered Dietitian Nutritionist

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Farro Salad with Spinach, Strawberries & Walnuts

This month I would like to share a great summer salad.  This would be a good salad to take to a potluck gathering; in fact this is what I will bring to our July Concert on the Lake to share with friends this year.  Farro Perlato is an ancient Italian whole grain first cultivated in […]

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Free-form fruit tart

OK, I love to cook, but I’m not big on cooking dessert, although during the summer we do love to have fruit pie.  I like this one because I didn’t have to fit it into a pie dish because it’s free form and pretty simple.  Also, there is very little added sugar, you get the […]

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Time to B-B-Que – Dinner-on-a-stick

I love cooking outside for many reasons, one being no mess in the kitchen, which my family likes (they do the cleaning!).  Also, I just like to be outside during the warm months and I enjoy seeing the hot air balloons flying overhead while I’m grilling dinner.  June is a time for Father’s Day, graduation […]

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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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