Nutrition & Diet Coach

Peggy Korody North San Diego Registered Dietitian Nutritionist

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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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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“Go Red for Women” in February

  “Go Red for Women” is an annual February campaign started by the American Heart Association (AHA).  Heart disease is the No.1 killer of women, causing 1 in 3 deaths each year, that’s approximately one woman every minute! In fact, heart disease kills more women each year than all cancers combined.  Stats from 2009 (the […]

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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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More statins!

The American Heart Association and American College of Cardiology released new U.S. cardiovascular prevention guidelines to prevent heart attack and stroke.  It’s estimated that 33 million Americans without heart disease will now be prescribed statins. Although lifestyle change and diet is included in the guidelines, I didn’t hear much in the media recommending a heart […]

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Avocado Oil

Recently I was asked to test a product I have never used, avocado oil.  I wondered about the taste and also the health benefits.  When I received the product I was pleased to see the “NON GMO project verified” label on the bottle.  Also, I like the high smoke point of 500°F.  FYI, all cooking […]

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Two for one!

This week I would like to share a recipe that can help you with Meatless Monday & something heart healthy to honor American Heart Health Month.   This fish is very high in omega-3 fatty acids which play a role in heart health.  How are you doing with Meatless Monday – are you going at […]

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Barramundi with Lime & Salsa

February is known as Go Red for Women month, a month to increase awareness about heart disease in women.  So with that in mind I decided to share a very “heart healthy” recipe this month.  There is an affordable, nutritious and sustainable fish making waves in the marketplace, barramundi.  It originates along the Pacific Rim, […]

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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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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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