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Nutrition: The Cutting Edge beyondgumbo

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Hot Nutrition Topics beyondgumbo

Nutrition for one’s health is a rapidly changing and progressing area of research. The goal of this theme is to interpret current nutrition research articles and summarize current topics of interest in a manner that will help make healthy food choices.

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2021 Dietary Guidelines for Americans Report beyondgumbo

Reply. The 2020 – 2025 Dietary Guidelines for Americans were released to the public on December 29, 2020. These guidelines are updated every five years. Panels of nutritional scientists and researchers meet to review the latest nutrition research on how to keep Americans healthy — what foods and nutrients do we need to eat.

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nutritional value of teff beyondgumbo

Teff Browines are soft and moist with a rich chocolate flavor. And best of all, they are gluten-free. The brownies are made with teff flour, a grain which originated in Ethiopia and now is …

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Louisiana inspired cuisine, recipes, nutrition info and

In Louisiana, custard flans and a similar dish, crème brûlée, are standards on most traditional restaurant menus. I can always guess what dessert we will order when we go out to eat. This recipe for “Pumpkin Flan” is a baked custard using whole eggs, spices, cream and pumpkin puree. It …

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nutritional value of tomatillo beyondgumbo

Let’s cook something new: Tomatillo Salsa Verde. I had never heard of a tomatillo until our local newspaper published a recipe for enchiladas with a green sauce made with tomatillos. l’m always ready for a challenge and not only made the recipe but attempted to grow tomatillos in my garden last summer.

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Eat More Vegetables: Try Chinese Carrot Relish …

From a practical point of view, it is used for making policy decisions regarding national nutrition programs such as school lunches, food stamps, etc. The preliminary scientific research report was released February 2015 in the Federal Register. After a period of time for comments and revisions, the final report will be released.

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Louisiana inspired cuisine, recipes, nutrition info and

Louisiana inspired cuisine, recipes, nutrition info and gardening tips

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Let’s Eat Fruit: “Kitchen-Counter Fresh Fruit Bowl

The 2020 - 2025 Dietary Guidelines for Americans were released to the public on December 29, 2020. These guidelines are updated every five years. Panels of nutritional scientists and researchers meet to review the latest nutrition research on how to keep Americans healthy -- what foods and nutrients do we need to eat. Their reports…

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Instant Pot Magic: Old-Fashioned Oatmeal with Fresh

Packed with Nutrition. Oatmeal with blueberries is a nutrition-packed breakfast. Oatmeal has the type of fiber that helps regulate blood pressure and diabetes. It lowers cholesterol and helps prevent heart disease. Oatmeal provides antioxidants known as avenanthramides which have anti-inflammatory effects.

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Simply Pickled Beets and Ginger beyondgumbo

Method and Steps. Scrub, wash and peel the beets, cut off the beet tops (use in another recipe) and tap roots. If using large beets, quarter first. Bring a cup of water to a boil in a large pot. Add beets, reduce temperature to medium-low, cover tightly and steam for 15 …

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Healthy Blueberries and Balsamic Blueberry Sauce beyondgumbo

The center is “the largest academically based nutrition research center in the world.” The Pennington Center focuses on obesity research, but includes a full range of nutritional studies from molecular and biochemical studies, to animal models and human research studies.

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Let’s Eat Healthy: Rolled Oats with Satsuma and

Let's start out the New Year on a healthy note by including nutritious foods in meals. Oatmeal is a breakfast cereal which is packed with nutritional benefits. Most importantly it is high in soluble fiber -- beta-glucan -- which lowers cholesterol and helps control blood sugars. Why not "revve up" this simple food to make…

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Instant Pot Magic: Let’s Steam a Whole Artichoke

Prepare the artichokes by cutting off the stem so that the base of the artichokes is flat and level. Then cut off part of about an inch of the top of the artichoke. This allows the steam to get to the interior of the artichoke. Pour one cup of water into a 6-quart Instant Pot (or 2 …

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Persimmon Rum Pound Cake beyondgumbo

1 – 2 Tbsp water. Instructions and Steps: Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees. Oil a 9″ tube cake pan with removable bottom and set aside. Peel the ripe persimmon, enough to make 1-1/2 pulp, mash. Set aside. Sift together flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt and ground nutmeg. Set aside.

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Crispy Salted Shrimp beyondgumbo

Place breaded shrimp in a single layer in hot oil. Fry about one to two minutes on first side. Turn over and fry until shrimp are pink and coating is crispy. Adjust temperature of oil to avoid burning shrimp. Remove shrimp and drain on paper towels. …

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Easy Crawfish and Corn Bisque & Shrimp Variation

To thicken the bisque, make a “white roux” by stirring in flour. Add tomato paste. Then slowly stir in the chicken broth, corn and sherry. Simmer for 30 minutes. Sauté the crawfish or shrimp in oil — seasoned with creole seasoning — for a few minutes in …

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Ring in the New Year with Lucky Cabbage Recipes beyondgumbo

Drain fat; add onion, pepper, celery, garlic, and rice. Cook 5 minutes. Add water, tomatoes, and cabbage; cook 10 minutes. Pour into a 9×13-inch baking dish. In a separate bowl; microwave cheese and butter until melted. Stir in flour and milk. Pour over meat mixture. Bake at 350 degrees for 45 minutes.

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Teff Crackers and Apples for a Healthy Winter Snack

Teff is an ancient grain and a staple food in the diet of the people of Ethiopia. It has been around for thousands of years. The grain is high protein and very healthy. I've been searching for ways to use teff flour decided to experiment with making crackers. I served them with Golden Delicious apples…

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Creamy Broccoli & Cheddar Cheese Soup beyondgumbo

1/4 tsp black pepper. 2 cups grated medium cheddar cheese. Method and Steps: Add frozen broccoli to microwavable-proof container. Add a small amount of water and loosely cover. Microwave for 10 minutes on high setting of microwave until broccoli is cooked. Remove from microwave and drain off any excess water.

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Pumpkin Spice Cake with Cream Cheese Swirl beyondgumbo

Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees. Oil a cake 9″ x 9″ cake pan or casserole dish. Alternately, oil a 9″ x 13″ cake pan. For Filling: In medium-sized bowl of electric mixer, beat together softened cream cheese, sugar and flour. Beat until light and creamy. Add egg and beat until blended in. Set aside.

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Apple and Walnut Compote a.k.a. Haroset beyondgumbo

Method and Steps: Heat the oven to 350 degrees. Place the walnuts on baking sheet and toast for 5 to 10 minutes until aromatic. Immediately remove from oven and baking sheet and onto either a chopping board or food processor bowl. Chop, either by hand, or pulse using food processor, until rather fine. Set aside.

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Chocolate Lover’s Cake with Burnt Sugar Icing beyondgumbo

1/2 cup warm water. 2 cups (1-12 oz package) semisweet chocolate chips. Method and Steps: Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees. In a large bowl, mix together the cake and pudding mixes, sour cream, oil, beaten eggs and water. Stir in the chocolate chips and …

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Cranberry Oatmeal Bliss Bars beyondgumbo

Cranberry Oatmeal Bliss Bars. Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees. Oil a 9″ x 13″ baking pan. For the blondie bars, sift flour, soda and salt. Set aside. Next, cream margarine (or butter) and sugars on medium-speed of electric mixer. Add eggs, one at a time, beating after each addition.

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Cajun Rice Dressing with Eggplant beyondgumbo

Add diced eggplant to water in a saucepan and boil 10 minutes until tender. Remove from heat, drain and reserve. In large skillet, brown the ground beef and sausage about 10 minutes until cooked. Drain excess juices off the meat. Add the finely chopped onion, celery, bell pepper, jalapeno and garlic to the meat.

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Ruth’s Chris Special Sweet Potato Casserole beyondgumbo

1/2 cup (1 stick) butter, melted. Method and Steps: Combine brown sugar, flour, nuts and butter in mixing bowl. Set aside. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Coat a medium-size casserole dish with nonstick spray. Combine sweet potatoes, sugar, salt, vanilla, eggs and butter in a …

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Yogurt Cheesecake with a Salty Pretzel Crust and Candied

The filling uses Greek yogurt to replace much of the cream cheese. So this is a “lite” recipe, higher in protein and lower in fat. I used pretzels for the crust which have minimal fat content and and sprinkled the top with blueberries adding nutrition as well as walnuts. And there are no eggs in this recipe if you are concerned about

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Baked Crawfish Macaroni and Cheese & a Shrimp Variation

If using shrimp, stir and cook for about 3 minutes until shrimp are pink. Add crawfish and any juices to cheese sauce. Pour into prepared casserole dish and mix in with the boiled, drained pasta. Cover tightly with aluminum foil. Bake in 350 degree oven for 25 minutes. Remove from oven and remove aluminum foil cover.

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Blueberry Lemonade plus a “Moscow Mule” Cocktail Variation

Stir in Caster Sugar while blueberries are still hot and stir until sugar is dissolved. Squeeze enough lemons (approx 6 lemons) to make 3/4 cup lemon juice and add to blueberry concentrate. Or, optionally, use 3/4 cup lemon juice concentrate. Stir to combine. Cover bowl and refrigerate several hours until chilled.

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Game Day Sloppy Joes beyondgumbo

However, onions and celery add to the nutritional value of the Sloppy Joes. To make the Sloppy Joes, brown the lean ground beef, add the onions, celery and optional jalapenos and cook 5 – 10 minutes longer. Add the other ingredients, cook over medium heat until the sloppy joes bubble. Stir frequently. Then reduce heat and simmer.

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Easy and Elegant Strawberry Cake for Mother’s Day

Easy and Elegant Strawberry Cake. Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees. If using dark cake pans, reduce heat to 325 degrees. Oil and flour either two 8″ cake pans or one 9″ x 13″ cake pan and set aside. To make cake, in medium mixing bowl of electric mixer, add the …

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Teff Brownies with Hazelnuts: Gluten-Free Cookin

Teff grain is packed with nutrition. For vegetarians it has a well-balanced mix of essential amino acids with a higher lysine content than other grains. Teff is high in iron, calcium, phosphorus, copper manganese, zinc and B-complex vitamins. It is high in fiber and non-digestible starch — contributing to glucose control. And it is gluten-free.

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Homemade Angel Food Cake with Fresh Strawberries

This can take 5 or more minutes. Gradually and slowly pour in most of the sugar while continuing to beat on a high speed. Then very gently fold in flour, remaining sugar and vanilla using a spatula and a lifting motion. Pour into an ungreased tube pan. Bake in a lower temperature oven (325 degrees) for 50 minutes.

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Aunt Gaye’s Eggplant Caponata beyondgumbo

Pre-heat the oven to 375 degrees. Heat the olive oil in a 12-inch skillet and sauté the onion, peppers and celery over moderately high heat for 5 minutes, stirring. Add the eggplant and toss for another 5 minutes. Add the tomato puree, wine vinegar, sugar and garlic and stir for 2 minutes longer.

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Marie’s Crawfish Tarts beyondgumbo

1 small can evaporated milk. 1 Tbsp cornstarch. salt, pepper, garlic powder and onion powder to taste. Method and Steps: Saute onion and bell pepper in butter. (Editor cooked these for 15 – 30 minutes on medium to low heat.) Add soup. Mix cornstarch with evaporated milk and add to mixture. Add crawfish and green onions.

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Ramen Chinese Cabbage Salad beyondgumbo

cherry tomatoes, optional. Method and Steps: Wash the Napa cabbage leaves and discard any damaged ones. Chop finely and add to large bowl. Add peeled and sliced or slivered carrots, green onions, slivered almonds and sesame seeds and toss to combine. In another small bowl add rice vinegar, soy sauce and sugar.

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New Orleans-Style Shrimp Po-Boy beyondgumbo

When visiting Louisiana you must try a Shrimp Po-Boy. It is one of our specialties. New Orleans is filled with small neighborhood restaurants and many offer po-boys. Here is a small store in a filling station in Mid City, New Orleans, close to where my son lives. It …

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Saucy Brussels Sprouts beyondgumbo

Thanksgiving is quickly approaching and it is time to bring out favorite and traditional family recipes. Brussels spouts is a vegetable which matures in the autumn and is often featured in Thanksgiving menus spreads of food magazines. My recipe for "Saucy Brussels Sprouts" is a family favorite which we have served for years. The recipe…

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Roasted Cauliflower Steaks with Lemon and Garlic

4 large garlic cloves, finely minced. 1/2 tsp salt. 1/8 tsp ground black pepper. Instructions and Steps: Pre-heat oven to 400 degrees. Line a rimmed baking sheet with foil. Oil lightly. Trim leaves from cauliflower head and cut stem to 1″ or less. Using a large chef, hold the cauliflower upright on stem.

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Instant Pot Magic: Coconut Curry Chicken with Potatoes

Add prepared potatoes and carrots to Instant Pot. Stir to combine. Add coconut milk and curry powder. Stir. Place lid on Instant Pot and turn to lock. Set the Instant Pot to “Pressure Setting.”. In the Custom Setting, turn to six minutes on “High” setting. Place on the Instant Pot lid …

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Lemon Almond Sponge Cake for Passover with Fresh

Set aside. Separate the egg yolks and whites. Set the whites aside. Beat the egg yolks in mixer on high speed until yellow and lemony in color, gradually beating in 3/4 cup sugar. By hand, mix in about half of the almond and cake flours, add 2 Tbsp of fresh lemon juice and …

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Baked Crawfish Macaroni and Cheese & a Shrimp Variation

If using shrimp, stir and cook for about 3 minutes until shrimp are pink. Add crawfish and any juices to cheese sauce. Pour into prepared casserole dish and mix in with the boiled, drained pasta. Cover tightly with aluminum foil. Bake in 350 degree oven for 25 minutes. Remove from oven and remove aluminum foil cover.

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Cajun Deviled Eggplant with Shrimp beyondgumbo

Stir constantly and cook until shrimp begin to turn pink, about 1 to 2 minutes. Over low heat, add drained eggplant to mixture in skillet and stir until combined. Soak bread pieces in a small amount of water, about 1/4 cup. Squeeze out excess water and add to mixture in skillet. Stir to combine.

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Arugula and Penne Pasta Salad beyondgumbo

Add the mezze penne pasta to the boiling water. Boil for 9 minutes, stirring occasionally. Remove from stove, drain pasta though colander. Let pasta cool to room temperature. Transfer pasta to large bowl. Add arugula, red onion, sliced green olives, roasted red peppers strips and banana wax peppers. Mix to combine.

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LaVerle’s Chocolate Meringue Cookies with Fresh

One of my favorite desserts is a light and airy meringue cookie topped with chocolate glaze and walnuts. In the springtime, it can be adapted into an elegant dessert when shaped as a meringue shell and served with fresh, ripe strawberries. This spring, Easter and Passover coincide on the same weekend. LaVerle's Chocolate Meringue Cookies can…

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