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This is another easy-to-pull together meal that tastes great and is super healthy, too. You can also whip this up with whatever you have in your cupboard and/or alter to include what you  like. The secret ingredient that pulls it all together is the avocado cream. It even tastes good by itself and pulls all the...
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I love making delicious soups and stews on a cold, winter weekend day, especially when NFL games are playing in the background. White chicken chili is a family favorite that’s quick and easy to make, requiring very little cooking time. It’s not one of the lightest dishes in my repertoire, but there are ways to slim...
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Looking for something creative to do with Thanksgiving leftovers? Whether you use a roasted chicken or turkey, enchiladas are a delicious and versatile dish. I use the term versatile because you can mix and match ingredients based on personal preference and what you have on hand — and it nearly impossible to mess them up....
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As much as I advocate eating in, and as much as I love to cook, I struggle with what to prepare for lunch. I’m lucky in that I work from home and have the luxury of preparing my mid-day meal in my own kitchen, but I still seek new ideas to mix up the routine. I want...
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This is a very typical meal for our family – chicken with veggies. Though this isn’t the most exciting dinner on the planet, I add a little zip by marinating the chicken all day, while at the same time minimizing the manual labor required at 6 p.m. The yogurt-based marinade is from an older issue...
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There is a chapter in Eat In, Not Out titled: “Work Backwards.” These nights are ideal when you have ingredients in your fridge that you need to use now! Such was the case when I recently made tofu enchiladas. I was able to create a healthy meal that made everyone happy – without a special...
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In Jamie Oliver’s Cook with Jamie, there are four roasted chicken recipes ideal for time-strapped individuals: with cherry tomatoes and asparagus, wrapped in pancetta with leeks and thyme, with creamy butternut squash and chili, and with lemony Bombay potatoes.  Each is designed to feed one person, so you can expand to fit your family’s appetite...
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Driving down I-84 on the way home from Salt Lake City last weekend, we hit the fast food corridor from Burley to Twin Falls to Jerome. I succumbed to the A&W Restaurant to save time, my first and last visit to this fine chain. With no salads or vegetarian selections on the menu, I resorted...
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Pizza might not be a vegetable, despite some governmental confusion a while back, but there are healthy ways to prepare this special treat without loading up on fat and calories. Pizza is also a great meal to eat before a long run or other athletic endeavor, especially if you load it up with veggies. Another...
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I have gotten to enjoy my fair share of heat in the last week – first while running the Boston Marathon and later when I returned home to record temperatures in Boise. This is when a nice dinner salad hits the spot, along with a cold beer, of course. This dish is inspired by Jamie...
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