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Wrap it Up with Lettuce Wraps

Wraps come in so many forms. My favorite sandwich shop offers a low-carb wrap, a gluten-free option, spinach and whole wheat. Many of them come with sprouts and lettuce. These options can make them seem healthy, but the problem is they’re still the size of a Chipotle burrito, filled with cheese and slathered with mayo. […]

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“Hold the Bread” and Have Smoked Salmon Scramble

I don’t diet. A few years back, I gave up sugar. I had gained some weight in grad school and I was sick of dieting. I needed to change the way I ate. It was really hard at first, but I said “no” 7 days a week and it worked. Now that I’ve lost my […]

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A Frozen Toast to Summer: Sugar-Free Sorbet

Summer is coming. The weather is getting warmer. It’s almost time to linger late outside talking, time to stay at the beach until the sun slips to the edge of the sky,  and time to have picnics in parks. Set out the spoons, bring out the bowls, insulate a cooler with ice. It’s time to spin […]

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Dry to the bone? Never! Part Two – Chicken’s Tender

You have had the piece of chicken. I have had the piece of chicken. We have had that piece of chicken. It is so dry that if you slice it thinly enough it might double as paper. It is so dry that it tastes vaguely like socks. It is so dry that it crumbles a […]

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Dry to the Bone? Never! Tempting Turkey Burgers.

I was a vegetarian for eleven years. It started in an emergency room when a doctor came in with an x-ray and said the good news was my wrist was fine.  The other news?  At 5’0 feet small, I had reached my maximum height. My parents had said I could give up meat when I […]

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Fixing The Freezer by Kate Moffett

I went to French culinary school. People ask me often if I cook a lot. I don’t come home after a long day and make myself coq-au-vin.  I don’t prepare cassoulet after a busy day. I’m not in my kitchen at 10 o’clock on a Wednesday putting the finishing touches on blanquette de veau. These […]

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A Meal in Minutes, Again and Again: One Recipe Three Ways by Kate Moffett

It’s four o’clock on Tuesday afternoon. You worked out during lunch, or maybe you just worked through it. There’s leftover pizza. You have a yogurt. The pizza is so tempting; it’s right there, and you can even eat it cold. Yogurt is a quick, healthy, choice. You could order something. Pizza may be quick, but […]