Monthly Archives: December 2012

Tips for a Healthy Holiday Season

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The holidays can be a time of great joy and merriment – but a lot of people find this time of year more stressful than magical. Worries about overeating, party preparation, and family dynamics can often dampen spirits and turn what could be a happy mood into an irritable mood. To help keep your season [...]

Vegetable Rice Bowl with Miso Dressing

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vegetable rice bowl

This rice bowl recipe may be used as a template for making rice bowls. You can vary the toppings as desired. I like azuki beans because they are small, flavorful, and easy to digest. The butternut squash goes really well with the rice and the miso dressing (I use the pre-cut squash found in most [...]

Soba Bowls with Tea Poached Salmon

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A lot of great flavors and textures are combined into this one bowl meal. You’ve got your vegetable, your grain, and your protein all rolled into one delicious dish. The sesame ginger sauce is so good – my kids love these soba bowls. And poaching salmon is an easy, tasty way to prepare salmon. Serves: [...]

Sesame-Ginger Dipping Sauce

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sesame ginger sauce

This sauce is fabulous with crudités, tofu, or anything for that matter. Serve as an appetizer at your next dinner party. Your guests will love it. I often double the recipe. Prep Time: 15 minutes Yields: about 1 cup Ingredients: 5 teaspoons chopped, peeled fresh ginger 1/4 cup tahini (sesame seed paste) 5 teaspoons low [...]