Monthly Archives: November 2011

Mexican Pork and Rice

Here is another recipe that I made for my cooking class on Nov. 17, 2011. We visited Mexico with this traditional pork and rice dish that is packed with wholesome nutrition. After a few revisions I was very impressed with … Continue reading

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Chicken Posole

This is one of my recipes from “Cooking Around the World~ Mexico”. I got the idea for this recipe from my good friend April, who lived in Guadalajara, Mexico on an exchange program. I wanted to use recipes for this … Continue reading

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Basil pesto

Pesto is a wonderful way of preserving the flavor of fresh basil. This recipe is basic, however, it is variable and can be customized to taste. Pesto can be stored in the refrigerator for about a week, and in the … Continue reading

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Pulses: Cooking with beans, peas, lentils and chickpeas

This is a great guide to cooking with pulses: Some highlights: Types of Pulses Canada’s pulse growing areas What are pulses? Who should eat pulses? How many pulses should I eat? Top 10 ways to eat pulses Buying, storing and … Continue reading

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Tomato and Spelt Salad

Here is a great recipe for cooking with spelt! Tomato and Spelt Salad (PDF) Ingredients: • 1 cup whole spelt • 2 green onions, thinly sliced • 2 cups diced tomato • 1 bunch arugula, torn • 1/4 cup loosely … Continue reading

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Low Fat/ Low Calorie Salad Dressings

Here are 5 great low fat/ low calorie salad dressing recipes that one of my nutrition student volunteers put together. I’ve tried them all and they are fabulous! Homemade Low- Calorie Salad Dressings (PDF)  Creamy Cucumber Dressing (www.food.com) Ingredients: • … Continue reading

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Buttermilk Belgium Waffles (or pancakes)

This is a great recipe that can be used for either Belgium waffles or (if you don’t have a Belgium waffle maker) pancakes! This recipe makes 6 waffles with 1 waffle being about 260 calories (leaving room for some strawberries … Continue reading

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