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Peggy Korody North San Diego Registered Dietitian Nutritionist

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Holiday Treats!

I still have fond memories, as a child growing up, baking with my Mom in the kitchen during the holidays.  This was the time of year when the “special” cookies and tea cakes were made. Therefore, this month I would like to share a couple my favorites.  First, my Mom’s nut cups, they look cute […]

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TRIPLE-MUSHROOM BISQUE WITH TURKEY

It’s turkey time and it’s never too early to make plans for leftovers!   Many like to make soup, so I thought I would share something different than the typical turkey noddle soup.  I have been making this soup for years because I love its creaminess.  So, if you are looking for something to warm […]

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Pumpkin Ginger Bread with a Surprise!

October brings us the fall weather, the leaves start changing color, the air’s a little crisper and the fall fruit, such as pears and apples are fresh.  This month I thought I would share a fun recipe – I poached three pears and placed them “whole” into a loaf bread. I’m sharing my Pumpkin Ginger […]

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Asian Lettuce Jackets

September can be a hectic month, especially if you have school age children with back to school activities, etc.  Therefore, this month I thought I would share a “quick to the table” healthy dinner.  This recipe is made up of ideas, no measuring – be creative.  Also, this is a meal you can eat with […]

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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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