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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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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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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Weight Loss Scams

Are you looking for a quick, easy, don’t have to do anything weight loss plan?  Well, sorry they do not exist and the FTC is finally coming down on phony plans/products (click here to read more).  If you really want to lose weight the healthy way, contact your friendly dietitian!

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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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Spaghetti Squash Cakes

Serving Size: 4 2     cups spaghetti squash, cooked and cooled* ¼ cup bell pepper, thinly sliced ½ Tablespoon jalapeno chili pepper, diced (or more to taste) 4     green onions, thinly sliced 2     Tablespoons flour, (I use garbanzo bean flour for added protein) 1     egg (yolk, optional) Freshly ground black pepper, to taste 1     Tablespoon avocado […]

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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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POMEGRANATE & WHITE WINE VINAIGRETTE

Serving Size: 6 1 pomegranate 2 tablespoons white wine vinegar (or raspberry vinegar) 1 teaspoon sugar                                            ground pepper — to taste ½  teaspoon salt                                               1/3 cup extra-virgin olive oil   In a large bowl of cool water, place a pomegranate and crack open and using your fingers or a spoon, separate seeds from […]

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