Nutrition & Diet Coach

Peggy Korody North San Diego Registered Dietitian

Holiday Treats! (2)

Lemon-Cream Cheese Tea Loaves, I like to give these as a special gift to friends and family during the holidays. PrintHoliday Treats! (2) Lemon-Cream Cheese Tea Loaves Ingredients1 8oz. cream cheese, softened ½ cup butter, softened 1 ¼ cups sugar 2 large eggs 2 ¼ cups all-purpose flour 1 Tbsp. baking powder ½ tsp. salt ¾ cup […]

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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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How Mom’s can change the world

I just listened to a Ted Talk by a fellow Registered Dietitian, Jen Haugen.  She presented a great topic “How Mom’s can change the world” and I wanted to share it with you.  Although, I think in some cases we can say “Dads” too! Actually, what she presented is how I raised my kids and […]

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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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Spring Time Brunch

Save the Date! Tuesday, March 20th,  6:30-8:30 pm Spring-Time Brunch.  Details to follow.

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Peggy’s Marinade

1 ½ cups canola oil ¾ cup soy sauce ¼ cup Worcestershire sauce 2 T Colman’s dry mustard 1 T black pepper 2 garlic cloves, crushed ½ cup vinegar 1/3 cup lemon juice 1 T dried parsley flakes Combine all ingredients. Marinade pork or chicken several hours or over night.  Then grill. Good on veggies […]

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Salmon Wild Caught vs. Farmed

At my last cooking class I was asked “how can you tell if the salmon you buy is truly wild caught”?  The next evening on the evening news was a story about this very subject.  It’s all about the color.  Wild caught has a deep red color, farmed may have the deep red color but […]

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Watermelon Soup with Ginger & Mint

Serving Size: 4 4    cups watermelon chunks and juice — seeded 2    tablespoons fresh lemon juice 2    tablespoons fresh mint — chopped 1    tablespoon sugar 1/3  cup white wine — optional 1 ½  inch ginger root — sliced 1/8″ thick fresh mint — for garnish   In a blender, blend all ingredients except the ginger.  […]

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