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Recipes I've Shared:

White Bean Soup w/ Rosemary

This is Pasta Fazool from the Mediterranian Diet Cookbook without the pasta. A hearty soup that can be served as a meal.

Protein Smoothie, Big Bold Banana

This smoothie is packed with potassium and protein, and it is great after exercising.

This recipe was adapted from "Smoothies: 50 recipes for High-Energy Refreshment," by Mary Corpening Barber, Sara Corpening, and Lori Narlock.

Protein Smoothie, Raspberry Espresso Royale

Post Weight-lifting protein smoothie.

Protein Smoothie, Banana Latte

Have this smoothie after a weight-lifting session as a delicious, post workout snack that looks and tastes like a latte. With a coffee flavor and just a hint of banana. This recipe is modified from the book "Smoothies, High Energy Refreshment," by Mary and Sara Corpening, and Lori Narlock.

Protein Smoothie, Mango Madness

Have this smoothie after a weight-lifting session as a delicious, post workout snack. This recipe was adapted from the book "Smoothies, High-Energy Refreshment," by Mary Corpening Barber, Sara Corpening, and Lori Lyn Narlock.

Farfalle w/ Arugula Gremolata, Gorgonzola, and Walnuts

Traditional gremolata is a feathery mix of finely rendered parsley, garlic and lemon zest. This feisty spin-off—made in seconds in a food processor—comes from "Vegetables I Can't Live Without," by Mollie Katzen, and replaces the parsley with arugula and offers the option of oranges zest in place of lemon zest.


Very Good (2 ratings)
Creamy Polenta w/ Butter and Parmesan

From America's Test Kitchen Family Cookbook. Can be served with Sauteéd Mushrooms with Shallots and Thyme, Grilled Vegetables, or any other Slow-cooked Ragu of your choice.

Chocolate Hazelnut Biscotti

Adapted from Martha Stewart

Sauteed Mushrooms w/ Shallots and Thyme

Great served over soft polenta or as an accompaniment to steak.

Irish Oatmeal w/ Strawberry and Dried Cranberry Compote

Irish-style oats (or steel-cut oats) are whole oat kerrnels cut into small pieces, creating an oatmeal with a distinctive chewy texture


Very Good (1 rating)
Crispy Roasted Brussels Sprouts

Crusty on the outside, soft on the inside. Outer leaves crispen to little "chips."

Granola with Dried Fruit

Use Organic, unsweetened, reduced fat coconut to create a lighter granola. Serve 1/8 c over 1/2 c yogurt for a light snack or post-workout recovery!

Chicken Jambalya

This is a great one pot dish that is low fat, and can be as spicy as you want it to be!