What’s the skinny on water?

refreshing cucumber mint water

photo credit: wwarby Since I was a young adult and started with my first “diet” one thing that was constantly drilled into my head aside from the obvious that eating cake and cookies are a big no no on a “diet” was drink water… And somewhere along the way drinking 8 glasses of water a […]

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Turkey Roulade with Maple Squash

turkey and squash

With Thanksgiving around the corner this recipe is a great alternative if you don’t want to make the whole “bird”. The stuffing rolled up in this great dish not only makes it beautiful when served but it gives it just the right amount of flavor all mixed together. I paired this together with Canyon Ranch’s […]

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Baked Penne with four cheeses

4 cheese pasta

  Who doesn’t love comfort food sometimes? I have yearned and missed homemade macaroni and cheese, which I will attempt to “lighten” up soon but in the mean time we loved Ellie’s four-cheese baked penne. Ingredients: 1 1/2 cup small curd low-fat cottage cheese 1 cup spark-skim ricotta cheese 1 1/4 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella […]

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Chicken Soup for the Soul made with Love

It is impossible to remember my grandmother without also remembering her chicken noodle soup! I can remember so many times getting off of the elevator at her apartment and running down the hall with my siblings to see her standing outside in the hall with her arms folded wearing one of her many famous housecoats […]

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