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Kimchi and Bluebonnets

With only three more weeks of school left and tons of research papers, presentations, and finals coming up, I’m trying my best to finish strong because that’s what I do ;).   So yes, I’ve been in “Persevere” mode lately. … Continue reading

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Spotlight on a Superfruit: Avocado

I haven’t talked much about my classes this semester, which is a bit unusual since I’ve written several posts in the past in regards to my classes and assignments.  Currently, I’m taking Functional Foods and Nutraceuticals.  So what exactly is a … Continue reading

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Kamut Margherita Salad

I love simplicity.  More accurately, I have grown to love simplicity.  During my adolescent years, I gravitated towards anything loud and extravagant – my attempt at trying to cover up my timid, awkward self.  Oh those fun years of struggling to … Continue reading

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Lemongrass Salmon with Barley Salad

First of all, thank you so much for the warm welcome in regards to Tim’s post.  I think he is secretly bubbling inside with joy and is thrilled to be a part of Savor the Rainbow.  I’m just excited to … Continue reading

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Herbed Walnuts

Welcome to another edition of The Recipe Redux!  For this month, “Green with Herb Envy” was the name of the challenge.  Spring is officially upon us…although for some of you it may be hard to believe as you look out … Continue reading

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Creamy Hamburger Bulgur Casserole

This past week was one of the toughest weeks I’ve ever had to face both emotionally and physically.  Seeing a loved one battling cancer is not only heart-wrenching, but it also puts into perspective how fragile we truly are.  There … Continue reading

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Wheat Berry Hummus Spread

Today, the star in my “Whole Grains” series is wheat berry!  At first, I thought that this term simply referred to either the hard red or soft white wheat berries.  Duh!  Hence the name wheat berry.  However, I was floored … Continue reading

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Red Quinoa Pancake

While I had planned on moving onto the next grain in my “Whole Grains Series,” I just had to sneak in another hearty quinoa recipe.  If you missed the first one, I encourage you to check it out!  It’s a … Continue reading

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Mexican Chicken and Quinoa Casserole

Continuing my series on whole grains, let’s move onto quinoa.  Although quinoa is actually a seed rather than a grain, it’s used as and substituted for grains because it’s cooked like one. As it is extremely nutritious, easy to prepare, and … Continue reading

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Whole Grains Series: Brown RIce

In the post where I discussed MyPlate and some basic tips for eating healthy, I briefly mentioned that you should consume more whole grains and ditch refined.   Although this may seem like no biggie, for those who’re extremely attached to … Continue reading

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