Nutrition / Recipes / May 9, 2014

This dish is as healthy as it is tasty! Lamb is an excellent source of high quality protein and is a source of iron, B vitamins and trace elements such as copper, manganese and selenium. By topping the lamb chops with the lemon mint sauce, it not only freshens the dish, but also provides high amounts of vitamin K, C, and A. Yield: 4 servings Prep Time: 10 minutes Cook Time: 20 minutes Total Time: 30 minutes Ingredients 4 (1 inch thick) lamb shoulder chops 1/2 cup flour 1-2 garlic cloves, finely chopped 2 cups parsley, finely chopped 2 cup cilantro, finely chopped 2 cups mint, finely chopped 1 lemon, freshly squeezed 1 tbsp. balsamic vinegar 3/4 cup of olive oil Salt and pepper to taste Directions Mix garlic, cilantro, parsley, mint, lemon juice, vinegar, olive oil, and salt and pepper…

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Nutrition / Recipes / April 25, 2014

With summer right around the corner, this is a simple and refreshing dish you can serve to your family or guests. Warning: there will be no leftovers!! Yield: 4- 6 servings Prep Time: 7 minutes Total Time: 7 minutes Ingredients 20 cherry tomatoes, halved 20 fresh basil or mint leaves, chopped **This recipe allows you to get creative – you can substitute any fresh herb you have at home. I used cilantro last time and it turned out wonderfully! 20 small bocconcini balls 1/2 cup balsamic vinegar 1/4 cup olive oil Salt and pepper to taste Directions Toss all ingredients in a bowl and serve!

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Nutrition / Recipes / April 21, 2014

This hearty and healthy dip can do no wrong! Packed with vitamins, protein and fresh herbs, this is a great go-to snack or dish to bring to get-togethers. Fresh herbs contain vitamins, minerals, as well as disease-protecting flavonoids. Cilantro in particular, is one of the highest sources of Vitamin K! Try having just one bite of this dip… Prep Time: 15 minutesYield: 4~6 servings Total Time: 15 minutes Nutritional Information: Magnesium 119mg, Calcium 115mg Ingredients   1/4 cup lime juice 3 Tbs. olive oil 1 cup corn, thawed if frozen 1 can black beans, rinsed 4 plum tomatoes, chopped 2 scallions, minced 1 avocado diced 1/4 cup fresh cilantro minced 1/8 tsp. cayenne Salt and Pepper to taste Directions Mix all ingredients together in a bowl Eat cowboy caviar on its own or with tortilla chips

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Recipes / Research / April 4, 2014

I must confess that before 6 months ago, I had never tried brussels sprouts in my life! The first time was at the famous Jean Georges Steakhouse in Las Vegas. I remember the flavor and texture being enhanced by a balsamic reduction and chopped walnuts – I was in love. Who thought the star of a meal could be a side of brussels sprouts?! After that night, all I could think about was recreating my own version and fortunately it only took me a couple of tries to perfect it. This dish is simple, has little prep time, and is sure to be a crowd-pleaser! Yield: 4~6 servings Prep Time: 10 minutes Cook Time: 40 minutes Total Time: 50 minutes Ingredients: 1 1/2 lb brussels spouts, cut in half through the core 2 tablespoons olive oil 4-6 bacon sliced, diced…

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