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Roasted Eggplant and Heirloom Tomato Salad

Posted by on Jul 5, 2016 in Free Healthy Recipes | 0 comments

Roasted Eggplant and Heirloom Tomato Salad

Salting the eggplant and allow its juice to drain in a colander, removes the bitterness of the eggplant before roasting it, in addition to requiring much less oil for roasting. This is a great summer side dish that complements grilled chicken or fish beautifully. To make it a healthy Mediterranean inspired snack, eat it together with some whole pita.

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Ricotta Filled Eggplant Rollups

Posted by on Jul 5, 2016 in Free Healthy Recipes | 0 comments

Ricotta Filled Eggplant Rollups

You would never believe how healthy this recipe is. It gets rid of the traditional breading and frying method by salting and roasting the eggplant in the oven to get rid of excess moisture. This rich homemade tomato sauce is made in large skillet which is then used to cook the rollups, which means only one pan for cleanup!

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June Monthly Morsels

Posted by on Jun 7, 2016 in The Nutrition Key with BRG | 0 comments

June Monthly Morsels

The Powerful Papaya By Charna Sheinfeld,  Nutrition Intern When I think of papaya, its bright orange hue reminds me of the sunshine, which tells me that summer is on its way. How fitting is it then, that papaya, an early summer fruit, is the food of the month of June. These long sphere shaped fruits were dubbed “fruit of the angels” by Christopher Columbus. If you consider its buttery texture and silky sweet taste, you’ll understand why! The bright orange color of papaya stems from its...

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Stay Fresh During Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Month

Posted by on Jun 6, 2016 in The Nutrition Key with BRG | 0 comments

Stay Fresh During Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Month

Did you know that the entire month of June is dedicated to fresh fruits and vegetables? Yes, you read that right! This is the perfect month to incorporate more fruits and veggies into your meals and learn why it is so important to do so. Did you know that fruits and vegetables have many health benefits? Of course you did, but did you know that they help manage weight, and can aid in the prevention or management of several chronic diseases, such as cardiovascular disease, and even cancer? Fruits...

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The Edamame Edition

Posted by on Apr 5, 2016 in The Nutrition Key with BRG | 0 comments

The Edamame Edition

One of the foods celebrated in April is soy, so I figured it would be appropriate to highlight edamame in this month’s monthly morsels. Edamame are young immature soybeans that are harvested before the beans are allowed time to ripen. The beans are contained in a fuzzy and fibrous inedible shell and are typically boiled, salted and eaten out of their pods. They contain a firm and dense texture with a mild nutty and savory flavor.   Over the years, there has been much controversy...

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