Asparagus Salad — Recipe of the Week

Asparagus Salad

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Hey, What’s Cookin’? It’s spring (although Mother Nature is making it hard to believe) and springtime means asparagus. Whether you buy it from the grocer’s or harvest it from your own garden, asparagus is one of spring’s earliest green offerings. Those who eat seasonally know that asparagus signals an end to meals with only root …

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Fauxtato Salad — Recipe of the Week

Fauxtato Salad

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  Hey, What’s Cookin’?   I have always warned m.e.l.t.ers to stay away from “fake” foods–foods that claim to be healthy but are full of additives and preservatives.  But there are some “fake” foods” that are actually good for you–they are good substitutes when the “real thing” is not m.e.l.t.-compliant.  What the heck am I …

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Slow Cooker Chicken Gyros with Tzatziki Sauce — Recipe of the Week

Slow Cooker Chicken Gyros with Tzatziki Sauce

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  Hey, What’s Cookin’? Today’s recipe, Slow Cooker Chicken Gyros with Tzatziki Sauce, features chicken thighs as the protein source. Chicken thighs are underappreciated and under-used, compared to the ultra-popular chicken breast. Both chicken thighs and breasts are good sources of lean protein. However, they differ in the amount of calories, fat and saturated fat. …

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Sesame-Herb Salmon — Recipe of the Week

Sesame-Herb Salmon

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  Hey, What’s Cookin’?   We are again exploring fish this week, focusing on the ever-popular salmon. Salmon is the common name for several species of ray-finned fish in the family Salmonidae. Other fish in the same family include trout, char, grayling, and whitefish. Salmon are native to tributaries of the North Atlantic and Pacific …

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