Category archives: Recipes

 

 

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A Salad You Will Actually LOVE

I have never been a salad person. Yes, I know how “healthy” they are (except for the gobs of pure fat salad dressing), but I just couldn’t get into them. Until now… I am literally OBSESSED with Greenleaf Gourmet Chopshop’s Antioxidant Orchard Salad mixed with housemade dressing (that you can also buy and take home- which I have stocked up on). Celebrities flock to the Beverly Hills and Century City, California shops craving their high quality, low fat, super tasty concoctions that redefine salads, transforming them from “eh” to AMAZING, filling, and totally flavorful.

 

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Loto Risotto from Farm to Plate (plus a recipe to make it!)

Sure there’s cheese and hiking, but Switzerland is also known for amazing wine and… risotto! Ticino, Switzerland, the Southern-most Swiss town that’s a stones throw from Italy, grows the delicious short grain rice called Loto risotto. Watch QuickieChick Laurel House in the rice field interviewing grower Margarit about her favorite simple risotto recipe.

 

 

 

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Fat-Burning Skinny Herbaceous Cocktails!

 
 

“Sex and the City” popularized the Cosmo. Bethenny Frankel brought the Skinnygirl Margarita. Now it’s all about Herbal Cocktails.
But don’t just pour some vodka and float a leaf on the top. Here are four ways to easily add spice, each with a slightly different effect: