Tag Archives: Low Fat

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2-toned Sweet Potato Fries & Creamy Chipotle Dip

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There’s nothing more gratifying than hot, crispy french fries dipped in ketchup and mayo and mustard or whatever condiment that gives you your finger-licking fix.   Once you grab that first fry, it’s one hell of a mission to stop because it’s addictive like a drug.  News flash!  A small serving of fries average between 250-340 kcals which could mean countless steps on that dreaded treadmill.   Continue reading

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Interview + Recipe: Paolo Sari – world’s 1st Organic Michelin Chef

Warm baby pea veloutéGarden coloursHappy 2015 everyone!  Hope you had a splendid holiday and feel ready to kickstart this brand new year head & heart on.  This may be my first post of ’15 but I’m going to take you back to the end of last year to when I had a very special encounter while in glitzy Monaco that ended my 2014 with a bang.  Brace yourself because this is going to be an unusually long post but I promise every bit is worth it.  Continue reading

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Lemon-Miso Edamame Salad

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I’m sure a lot of you, like me, call for a bowl of steamed & salted Edamame as soon as you’re seated at any Japanese restaurant.  It’s one of those things that once you start eating, you can’t stop.  Fortunately for us, unlike Lays and Pringles, you can munch on without guilt because this delightful snack is, in fact, a star legume.   Continue reading

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Portobello Marinara

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Every once in a while, vegetarians crave something ‘meaty’.  It might not necessarily be the taste of meat per se but rather its texture and heftiness.  Well, my herbivore friends, a nice juicy piece of portobello mushroom is about to become your best food friend and oh, you’re also about to love me for this awesome recipe. Continue reading

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Mango Immunity Lassi

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Last week I began a 3-part Mango Series here on A Skinny Dish. Along with a deliciously healthy Coconut-crusted Tofu w/ Mango Salsa recipe post, I listed out a number of health benefits which should have convinced you to stock up on some Mangos now while they’re in season.
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Rose Amaranth Porridge & Poached Rhubarb

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After regularly passing packets of Amaranth in the grains’ section at local the Organic store, I finally decided to pick one up and check out the text at the back. Perfect for porridge? Well that pretty much sealed the deal. Continue reading

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Butternut Squash Quinoa Salad

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There is a reason why Quinoa was dubbed by the Incas as “the mother of all grains” – so much so that many of their traditions and ceremonies surrounded its harvest, cultivation & consumption. This is because this super grain is so rich in nutrients containing more complete protein than most cereal grains with very little saturated fat. Continue reading