Category Archives: Recipes

Crock Pot Pineapple Chicken

Here’s a quick and easy dinner recipe. Just cut up the chicken, throw it in the crock pot, add the other ingredients, and you’re good to go. It’s pretty low calorie and very filling. Make sure and use the reduced-sodium … Continue reading

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If at First You Don’t Succeed

I love it when a new recipe turns out perfectly, and I can snap a picture and share it with my internet friends. And although I usually share all of my successes, I rarely share the failures. Not because I’m … Continue reading

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Poached Cod and Green Beans with Pesto

An easy and healthy way to prepare cod. Ingredients 1 T olive oil 1 pound green beans, trimmed 3/4 C shallot, thinly sliced 1 1/4 pounds cod, cut into four portions 1/4 t pepper 1 1/2 C low-sodium or homemade … Continue reading

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String Bean Chicken Breast

This is a Panda Express copycat recipe; and although it’s not exactly like the restaurant version, it’s still very tasty. The first time I made it I forgot the sugar and it tasted horrible. I’m glad I gave it a … Continue reading

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Thai Chile Plum Glazed Chicken

Here’s a quick and easy summertime grilling recipe. The original recipe had fish sauce in it, but I used the hoisin to lower the sodium.

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Eating Well in a Yurt

For the past few nights we have been staying in an accessible yurt in Ridgway State Park in Colorado. It’s very comfortable, and it allows us to do some healthy cooking on the road. We made a menu before we … Continue reading

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Firecracker Chicken

This is a quick and easy recipe that Charles adapted a bit to cut-back on the calories. I serve it with some white rice and veggies. The sodium is higher than I usually like, but it’s all from the Frank’s … Continue reading

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Cajun Shrimp with Chipotle

This is a great appetizer — very quick and easy to make. I think next time I’ll mix up some light mayonnaise with a little bit of chipotle powder for a dipping sauce. I‘ve also tried it as an entree … Continue reading

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El Pollo Loco Chicken

I just love El Pollo Loco chicken, so I was thrilled when I found this recipe. I just mix up the marinade and put it in a Ziploc bag overnight, and turn it every now and then to make sure … Continue reading

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General Tso’s Chicken

I so love General Tso’s Chicken, but it’s usually pretty high in sodium. This recipe uses reduced-sodium soy sauce, so that helps cut down the sodium. Unfortunately the gluten-free soy sauce is high in sodium, so you have to make … Continue reading

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