Chef Daniel

Daniel

Daniel

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Yeast Biscuits

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Yeast biscuits are light, tender and moister than buttermilk biscuits made with only baking powder. About 45 minutes is added to the preparation time to allow the biscuits to rise. Biscuits are high in calories due to the butter versus dinner rolls. The advantage of making homemade biscuits is the ...

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Taco Lettuce Wrap

Taco Lettuce Wraps

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Taco Lettuce wraps can cut calories by up to 50 percent by replacing fried corn taco shells with low calorie, fat and sodium lettuce leaves. You can use any variety of head or leaf lettuce. Nutrition values are about the same for head and leaf lettuce. Calories for this recipe are ...

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Pasta Margherita with Grilled Chicken

One-Pan Pasta Margherita With Chicken


Margherita refers to an Italian style pizza made with fresh mozzarella, tomato and basil that Queen Margherita supposedly preferred over two other Neapolitan pizzas prepared in her honor. A pasta recipe made with just basil, tomato sauce and mozzarella would be a bit boring, but it doesn’t take many more ingredients ...

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Pasta With Vegetables

20 Minute Pasta With Zucchini

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Overweight Americans are told to reduce or eliminate refined carbohydrates (white flour, rice, and sugar) from their diet. This includes most dry pastas even though billions of people eat pasta made from refined white flour and white rice daily and are not overweight or obese. Pasta eaten alone and raw ...

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Vegetable Fried Rice

Vegetable Fried Rice


Vegetable Fried Rice is usually offered as an entree menu item at most Chinese restaurants that can be eaten as a side dish instead of steam rice. It takes a few more minutes of preparation and cooking, but is worth the effort. It turns low fiber white rice into higher ...

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Beefy Bean & Barley Soup

Beefy Bean And Braley Soup


Beefy Bean and Barley Soup is a variation of Easy Bean and Barley Soup. This recipe takes only minutes to prepare after soaking the beans overnight. Soaking reduces cooking time and the oliosaccarides that can cause gas. Unlike most soup recipes, there is no need to sauté the onion unless you ...

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Homemade Taco Salad

Easy 535 Calorie Taco Salad


Hola! Mexican food can be a healthy alternative to most ethnic foods when you make your own or when ordering carefully at a restaurant. Like most restaurant foods, portions are supersized, so you can easily consume more calories and sodium than your body needs. Taco salads are one example. A ...

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Plate of Homemade Nachos

Nachos MedGrande


Hola! Nachos are a popular Tex-Mex appetizer served by many Mexican American restaurants. The original nachos consisting of fried corn tortilla chips covered with cheddar cheese and jalapeños were created by Ignacio “Nacho” Anaya in 1943. Today, there are so many varieties of nachos, this recipe is only one example. ...

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Chicken Fajitas

10 Minute Skillet Fajitas


Hola! Fajitas are a popular Tex-Mex recipe that originated using grilled skirt steak. You can make 10 Minute Skillet Fajitas using grilled skirt or other steak like rib-eye or tenderloin or chicken. Shrimp fajitas are also popular. This simple recipe is based on the original concept. For added flavor the ...

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Pseudo Eggs Benedict With Cheese Sauce

15 Minute 65-Calorie Cheese Sauce


15 Minute 65-Calorie Cheese Sauce is a easy, versatile recipe for quick homemade macaroni and cheese using white or yellow cheddar cheese, Alfredo sauce using Parmigiano Reggiano or other good quality parmesan cheese, or as a substitute for high calorie high fat Hollandaise sauce on vegetables or eggs. Adjust the amount ...

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