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Cilantro Lime Cauliflower “Rice”

Grated cauliflower makes a fantastic low-carb, grain-free stand in for rice.  It is often considered one of the healthiest foods on earth as a member of the cruciferous vegetable (or Brassicaceae) family- along with broccoli, cabbage, kale, and brussel sprouts. Recent studies suggest that cruciferous vegetables are an excellent source of natural antioxidants due to […]

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Cauliflower “Fried” Rice

Bill and I  have been trying to cut back on carbohydrate-containing foods.  I’m sure you’ve been seeing Cauliflower as a huge food trend lately?  Well, I’ve been using it to replace white rice, a controversial food.  On the one hand, some nutritionists call it an empty source of calories and recommend avoiding it while others […]

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Stuffed Zucchini Boats

I always stuff peppers but when I recently found some relly good looking zucchini at the grocery store, I thought they would make a different kind of healthy meal.  By this time of the year, I’ve usually already prepared zucchini in so many ways including sautéeing, slicing into ribbons and a lot of grilling, so […]

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Halibut, Risotto and Roasted Carrot, Ginger Puree

I was recently preparing some Halibut and wanted to change the flavor profile up a bit and created this dish based on ingredients that I had on hand in the fridge.  Risotto is a north Italian rice dish that is really not all that hard to prepare, but you need to give yourself a half hour […]

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Lime Coconut Shrimp

Before the weather started turning cooler, I recently prepared lime coconut shrimp on the barbecue.  I had been craving coconut and created this dish based on ingredients that I had on hand in the fridge.  It wasn’t the most attractive looking sauce, but it was truly delicious.  I served the flavorful shrimp over some vegetables […]

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