Nutrition & Diet Coach

Peggy Korody North San Diego Registered Dietitian Nutritionist

Scalloped Two Potato Gratin

This month I would like to share a side dish that would go great with an Easter Sunday ham. I use two kinds of potatoes for this gratin and to reduce the fat content of this dish I used evaporated skim milk in place of heavy cream with great results. Bonus recipe: Move over green […]

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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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A Trio of Snacks, and a Sweet (here’s the sweet)

This brings me back to childhood.  Who didn’t love Rice Krispie treats?!  Make them look like footballs and they fit into any Super Bowl party! PrintRice Cereal Footballs Ingredients1 recipe rice cereal treats 1 (4 oz.) package Semi-Sweet Chocolate, melted White decorating icingInstructionsMake a batch of Rice Cereal treats according to package directions (you will […]

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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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Holiday Squash Dishes

The holiday season is upon us! This month I thought I would share an easy side dish that is guaranteed to impress! I love fall squash and this month I’ll share how I simply steam, stuff, and bake mini-pumpkins and squash. After all, those mini pumpkins used for decoration are also great to eat. Stuffed […]

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Little Hands in the Kitchen for the Holidays!

All parents want to do the very best for their children, and that includes providing a healthy meal.  Join me, a Registered Dietitian and cookbook athor, who will make it easy to provide the necessary nutrients on a daily/weekly basis for a happy, healthy child!  Including tips for making healthy choices for the holiday season, […]

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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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The “Danger Zone”

Memorial Day can be considered the “unofficial” start of the backyard barbeque season when friends and family gather to share some food and fun. This is also the “unofficial” start to food-borne illness, which can be caused by time-temperature abuse, cross-contamination, and poor personal hygiene.  So how do we enjoy our backyard barbeques without the fear […]

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A Healthy Approach to the Holidays

Now that November is here, our thoughts go to Thanksgiving which is a time for family, festivity and food.  It’s a time for giving thanks and it’s also an opportunity to reunite with loved ones, friends, and relations we haven’t seen for years.  Everyone looks forward to some time off from work, a break from […]

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