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Pork Gyros with Yogurt-Tomato Sauce

Leftover Pork Tenderloin Medallions 1 ½ cups plain nonfat yogurt 2 handfuls sugar plum tomatoes, quartered 2 tbsp fresh dill, chopped 2 tbsp capers, drained 2 garlic cloves, minced 1 tbsp red wine vinegar pita breads 1 red onion, halved and thinly sliced 1 cucumber, halved and thinly sliced ~2 handfuls arugula 1. Mix yogurt […]

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No Fry Crab Cakes

1 pound fresh crabmeat (2 cups), patted dry 1 cup + ½ cup Japanese panko (whole wheat, if you can get it) ¼ cup plain nonfat yogurt 1 large egg white, lightly beaten 2 tbsp lemon juice 1 green onion, chopped 1/3 cup finely diced green bell pepper 1 tbsp fresh parsley, chopped 1 tsp […]

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Countdown to Thanksgiving: Citrus Salad

Grapefruit Arugula Salad with Coconut Yogurt Dressing Coconut Yogurt Dressing 1 garlic clove 1 tsp sea salt 3/4 cup plain nonfat yogurt 1 palmful fresh tarragon, chopped 1 palmful sweetened flaked coconut juice and zest of one lime 2 tbsp EVOO ½ tsp freshly ground pepper Grapefruit Arugula Salad 2 large Organic Rio Star Grapefruit […]

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Apples to Apples

*sigh* It hasn’t even been a week, and I miss my oven. The weather turned chilly today, and I really really really wanted to make Baked Apples. Have you ever had them? Made right, and served with a tiny dollop of whipped cream, they’re a warm, sweet, low-calorie dessert, with fiber and protein to boot. […]

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A Healthy Alternative to Shepherd’s Pie

Martha Rose Schulman came up with this Bulgur and Kale Casserole with Yogurt Topping for the New York Times’ Recipes for Health. I would say be careful with the salt (especially if using canned tomatoes) and use nonfat plain yogurt. Sounds amazing! And bulgur, according to Martha, takes only about 20 minutes to reconstitute by […]

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Happy Chickens!

I’ve been known to go on vegetarian kicks every now and then. In college, I went vegan for about 6 months after I saw a really graphic video about the treatment of commercially-raised chickens. I’m not going to post it, but if you’re really curious, Google “chicken farming cruelty,” and you’re sure to find something […]

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How a Grilling Failure Resulted in Healthy Burger Recipes

My first solo grilling attempt was…a learning experience, at best. Fortunately, it turned out to be pretty valuable, because I learned some important stuff about cooking food in a healthy way. It happened a few weeks ago, I had grilled once before (albeit under heavy supervision), so I didn’t think I’d have any trouble this […]

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No-Mayo Tuna Salad

Hello everyone! I’m Carolyn, the newbie over here at Zipongo. I cook, run, and practice yoga. While I’m certainly no expert on any of these things, I’m passionate about all of them. I also try really hard to eat healthy. At least, most of the time. Sometimes, I go for beers after work. I share […]

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Salmon Tacos, Fresh Salsa, and Yogurt Dessert

Hello, Hello! This week, we’re featuring more tasty healthy foods that go well together in a recipe or on their own.  The beginning of the week starts with yogurt with nuts, grains or dried fruit on top, a great dessert to accompany the salmon taco meal you can build with the last four foods of […]

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