Chef Daniel

Daniel

Daniel

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Italian Seasoning

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Prepared Italian Seasoning is used for 100s of recipes, but most commonly used to make tomato pizza and pasta sauce, soups, and salad dressings. You can reduce salt and sodium in your diet by using herbs and spices. No two brands of Italian seasoning are alike. Some use oregano, others ...

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Potato Gnocchi

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Italians have made and enjoyed gnocchi since ancient Roman times. The major difference is Roman gnocchi were made using wheat semolina since potatoes were not introduced to Europe until the 16th century. Today, most prepared (dried or frozen) and restaurant gnocchi are made using potatoes as the main ingredient. Spinach, ...

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Sriracha Dip, Dressing & Spread

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Americans are adding more spicy (hot) foods to their diet. Sriracha chili sauce has been available for decades. Recently, several fast food and sit-down restaurants have offered sriracha flavored spreads and dips. Grocers offer sriracha flavored mayonnaise next to regular sriracha chili sauce. Sriracha mayo made from full-fat mayonnaise has ...

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Slow Cooker Chuck Roast


One of the simplest ways to incorporate home cooked meals into your diet if you have little or no cooking experience or time to cook, is using a slow cooker also known by the trade name Crock Pot. Slow Cooker Chuck Roast is an economical meal for 4 to 6 ...

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Vegetarian Stuffed Bell Peppers


Vegetarian Stuffed Bell Peppers is a meatless version of Italian Stuffed Peppers. You can use any size or color bell pepper for this recipe. One-half large stuffed bell pepper can be a meal in its self providing about 12 ounces of food, 11 grams of protein, and only 290 calories. This ...

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Easy Whole Wheat Muffins

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This recipe is based on my Easy Homemade Muffins recipe. Substituting whole wheat pastry flour for refined white pastry or all-purpose flour increases dietary fiber from less than 1 gram per large muffin to up to 5 grams per muffin depending on the brand and type of flour used. Muffins ...

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Zucchini & Prosciutto Risotto

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Risotto originated in northern Italy and is now popular throughout Italy. Made using short grain arborio rice and parmesan, it has a creamy texture unlike any other rice recipe without the need for cream or any other sauce. Risotto is rarely offered on the menu of most Italian-American restaurants. Unlike ...

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230 Calorie High Protein Turkey & Mushroom Chili


High Protein Turkey & Mushroom Chili provides almost as much protein as beef chili for 25% less calories and 40% less saturated fat. Low calorie mushrooms give this chili a meaty texture. One cup of High Protein Turkey & Mushroom Chili provides twice the protein of protein bars for about the ...

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Pan-Fried Zucchini

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Pan-fried zucchini takes an American favorite and cuts calories by up to 60 percent. This is accomplished by reducing the amount of breading and pan-frying versus deep frying. Americans love affair with zucchini began in the 1980’s with the introduction of deep fried zucchini as an appetizer. Most Americans will ...

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20 Calorie Aioli

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Ajo is Spanish for garlic. Aioli is a garlic flavored mayonnaise used as a dip or spread. Aioli made using full fat mayonnaise has about 100 calories per tablespoon (15 ml). Four tablespoons (1/4 cup) has about 400 calories. That easily negates using it as a dip for low calorie ...

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