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Articles 2017-06-19T12:28:02+00:00

Unusual Foods to Grill

YOUR GRILL WAS MADE FOR MORE Obviously, grills are the best way to help meats achieve their sizzling, succulent potential. But, your grill can do more. Oh, yes, much more. Like grilling a salad. Sound strange? It is. And grilling shredded carrots might not be the best idea. But experimenting is. So fire up that grill and push the boundaries of your typical backyard barbecue. Romaine lettuce. This is where the salad thing comes in. Only it's salad with a delectable smoky char. Split a head of romaine lettuce in half lengthwise, rub with olive oil and grill [...]

June 19th, 2017|Categories: Articles|

Healthy Fast Food

TRIM THE FAST FOOD FAT Do you go through the drive-through because you're afraid someone will see you? Do you leave your car windows open after chowing down so the lingering smell doesn't give you away? If so, it's okay. We understand. It's a fast world and you need food, fast! But, consider these ways to make fast food cater to your taste buds, wallet and health! Take away toppings. That salad or baked potato seems healthy, but when it's fully loaded? Go burger or go home. Top the salad with a little lite dressing and trade bad fat [...]

June 19th, 2017|Categories: Articles|

Caviar Party on a Burger Budget

CAVIAR PARTY ON A BURGER BUDGET Getting a Restaurant to Work for You So you want a black tie and cocktail dress dinner party without the Prada price tag, do ya? We get it. It's hard to keep up with the Joneses of the world. There's no way to get around spending money for a quality restaurant dinner party, but there is a way to get around taking out a second mortgage! All you need to do is believe in yourself! Okay, maybe a little more than that. First, set a budget. Second, make a guest list based on [...]

June 16th, 2017|Categories: Articles|

Fresh Rolls with Chicken

Courtesy - DETROIT FREE PRESS FRESH ROLLS WITH CHICKEN AND AVOCADO, MANGO AND RED PEPPER Ingredients Poached Chicken 11⁄4 pounds boneless, skinless chicken breast 1 cup water 1 cup chicken broth 1 [...]

Gluten-Free Baked Berry French Toast

Courtesy - WHOLE FOODS MARKET GLUTEN-FREE BAKED BERRY FRENCH TOAST Recipe Serves 6 Ingredients Canola spray oil 6 slices GlutenFree Bakehouse Light White Sandwich Bread, toasted 2 cups mixed berries, such as [...]

Greens, Mushroom and White Bean Ragout

Courtesy - WHOLE FOODS MARKET GREENS, MUSHROOM AND WHITE BEAN RAGOUT Recipe Serves 6 Ingredients 2 1⁄2 cup low-sodium vegetable broth, divided 1 large white onion, chopped 3 cloves garlic, finely chopped [...]

Herb Marinated Chicken

Courtesy - DETROIT FREE PRESS HERB-MARINATED CHICKEN THIGHS WITH TOMATO SALSA Recipe Serves 4 Ingredients 8 bone-in chicken thighs, trimmed of excess fat, leave skin on MARINADE 1⁄2 cup olive oil 1⁄4 [...]

Lobster Cakes

Courtesy - DETROIT FREE PRESS LOBSTER CAKES WITH SWEET AND SPICY CILANTRO MAYO Ingredients 3 lobster tails 1 large egg 1⁄4 cup low-fat mayonnaise 1 teaspoon lemon juice 1 teaspoon Dijon 2 [...]

Chicken Chive and Spinach Burgers

Courtesy - DETROIT FREE PRESS CHICKEN CHIVE AND SPINACH BURGERS Serves 4 Ingredients 2 cups packed baby spinach leaves 16 ounces ground chicken breast 2 to 3 tablespoons honey Dijon mustard 1 small [...]