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Market Finds: The Zucchini

What’s a fast growing vegetable that’s great to grill, saute, bake, add to a soup, or steam?  Zucchini! Zucchini is my one of my favorite vegetables and the peak time to buy is in the summer.  Cooked tender or left crispy, you cannot go wrong with it.  Next time you want to buy a good […]

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Benefits of Wine

Red or white?  Riesling, Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Merlot, or Pinot Grigio is just a few of the wines out there for people to enjoy.  You can drink them or cook with them…but are there any health benefits to wines? Every year, there are random articles that pop up covering health benefits of wines, […]

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Benefits of Cardamom

Did you know that cardamom is the 3rd most expensive spice?  1st and 2nd are Saffron and Vanilla.  Those two don’t even have the same health benefits as Cardamom. Cardamon has so many health benefits, it can help with cardiovascular conditions, control hypertension, it’s believed to be an anti-depressant, help control gastrointestinal disorders Ii.e. acidity, […]

chicken enchiladas | Bellasapron.com

White Chicken Enchiladas

The white spicy sauce is great over the chicken and corn tortillas. It’s a time consuming recipe but the end product is delicious. Yes, you will have to wash an extra few items due to the assembly process of this recipe. Perfect comfort food you can make as healthy as you please. I use white corn tortillas, but you can choose to use flour or yellow corn tortillas.

Serve the enchiladas with rice or eat by themselves. Enjoy!

balsamic mushrooms | Bellasapron.com

Balsamic Mushrooms

Mushrooms are a great side next to a steak, chicken, tossed in a salad, or on an antipasto platter.  Add balsamic to the mushrooms to make them more flavorful, but only add at the end of cooking. Balsamic vinegar isn’t intended to cook with, cooking it kills the distinctive flavorful taste =)

Also, before you use the balsamic, make sure you bought a good balsamic vinegar.