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I was recently in Greece and had several amazing baked feta dishes. Each of the dishes I had slightly differed from one to the next so I decided to create a delicious dish that encompassed the flavors of the Mediterranean. I have recreated the baked feta dish based on my recollection of its wonderful smells…
To Buy Pichuberries visit our Eating Free online store I am always amazed at finding historical foods that our ancestors used to kept their vitality. The Andes are known to produce many nutrient dense foods, from 3,000 different types of potatoes, quinoa, to this exotic secret fruit of the Incas: the Pichuberry. What Is It?…
This is a quick and delicious meal you can make in minutes with your leftover roasted vegetables. 1. Add desired amount of roasted vegetables to blender 2. Add vegetable or chicken stock 3. Blend and pour into pan 4. Heat at low temperature 5. Season to taste and Enjoy!
This is similar to a traditional ratatouille, and it is one of my best secret weapons. I use this as a side, in pasta sauces, in salads, on meats—you name it. The combination brings a different dimension to your dishes, and it gives you so many great vegetables. Once you bring this into your recipe…
Find many more great recipes and sample menus in the Eating Free book! Get a FREE gift with purchase! Banana bread is a traditional favorite. By substituting agave nectar for sugar and applesauce for oil, you can enjoy this sweet treat with less sugar, less fat – and no guilt. Your children will love it!…
Ah, cheeseburgers – the classic all-American food. What Memorial Day would be complete without them? If you are watching your weight, you might think cheeseburgers are off limits, but you can enjoy them if you use healthy ingredients! A classic cheeseburger can have 480 calories and 27 grams of fat! And that’s even before you…
Mexican food can be light and healthy when you use fresh ingredients and forgo heavy sauces. A perfect example is the fish taco. Usually battered and deep fried, each taco can have 300 calories and 16 grams of fat! You can lighten things up by grilling the fish instead, and finishing with a yogurt-based cream…
Funny story: Billy @ DIAKADI gave me some two amazing grass-fed steaks for Christmas, and challenged me to actually cook them, since I NEVER cook. (Yes, it’s true, I’ve lost over 90 pounds since March and I hardly ever cook at home. I eat out a lot, and simply make better choices off the menu…
Before you say yes to dessert, chew on this: a small 2.5 x 3 inch piece of tiramisu can have 430 calories and 31 grams of fat! How could something so light and airy be so high in fat and calories? Blame the whole milk, egg yolks, and mascarpone cheese (an Italian cream cheese). Here…