Nutrition & Diet Coach

Peggy Korody North San Diego Registered Dietitian Nutritionist

Fruit Kabobs

Here’s an easy dessert to go with your summer barbecue.  You can use any combination of fruit you want and quickly whip up the Greek yogurt dip.  I also like this as a mid-day snack. PrintFruit Kabobs IngredientsAny combination of fresh fruit you like, cut into chunks (I used fresh pineapple, grapes, and strawberries) 1/2 […]

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Strawberry Tart

I love all the fresh fruits and vegetables available this time of year.  This month I would like to highlight fresh strawberries.  This tart is simple to make and looks very impressive! PrintStrawberry Tart Ingredients1 prebaked graham cracker crust – use either an 8 x 12-inch rectangular pan or a 9-inch round tart pan, although […]

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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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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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A Trio of Snacks, and a Sweet (Snack 3)

Here’s a extremely easy meatball appetizer.  You can prepare the meatballs and dip ahead, just reheat and serve. PrintMexican Meatballs and Dip IngredientsMeatballs of choice (beef, pork, chicken, turkey) Tomato chili dip (this can be made ahead and warmed when ready to serve) 1-2 red chili peppers (to taste) 1 small onion, chopped 2 cloves […]

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Hungarian Mushroom Soup

If you are looking for a soup to warm  you up on a cool winter day, give this a try.  This soup uses both “hot” and “sweet” Hungarian paprika.  You may have to shop around to find the “hot” Hungarian paprika, or order online.  This soup also calls for 10 cups of sliced mushrooms, these […]

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“Sprinkle, Eat, and Lose Weight” sound familiar?

Did you fall for the  “too good to be true” – “sprinkle, eat and lose weight” Sensa marketing hype?  If so you should know the FTC is issuing refund checks. Not surprising, there is  no scientific evidence to prove this product results with weight loss. Click here for the FTC announcement. Are you ready to […]

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