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Nothing Is Impossible - What do you think of GM’s diet?

Nothing Is Impossible - What do you think of GM’s diet?

Jalapeno Popper Filled Potato Bites Everyone has guilty pleasure foods. No matter how “foodie” you think you are, there is a food that you love, but would never want to be eating if Thomas Keller decided to peek in your kitchen window. For me, that’s good ole American bar food. Here are two of my great guilt pleasure loves, in one bite. Jalapeno Popper Filled Potato Bites 12 baby red potatoes 3 tbs butter 1/2 cup chopped red onion 4 cloves of garlic, minced 4 medium sized fresh jalapenos, seeded and chopped 8 oz cream cheese 1/2 cup parmesan cheese 4 strips of bacon, cooked and chopped (you can leave this out if you are vegetarian) 1/2 tsp Kosher or sea salt 1/2 tsp pepper In a large pot of lightly salted water, boil the potatoes until fork tender, about 18-22 minutes. Remove from water and allow to cool for about 10 minutes. Once they are cut, remove most of the inside with a mellon baller, leaving enough of the walls and bottom intact to hold the filling. In a pan over medium-high heat, melt the butter.

Cheesy Potato Pancakes with Jalapeno Sour Cream I like to throw parties, invite people over and make them feel at home. I like to make more than enough food, and for everyone to leave very full and with a take away bag of goodies. But the last time I had a little gathering at Casa De Dodd, I had overlooked my Gluten Free friends. I had remembered the vegetarians, and the vegans, the people who don’t drink beer, but for the ones who are allergic to gluten there wasn’t much. I felt terrible. Gluten Free isn’t a fad diet. Gluten Free (Celiac’s Disease) people don’t want to give up bread. And with over 3 million American’s allergic to gluten, chances are your next party may have one. Because gluten is used as a thickener in tons of processed foods, it can easily hid in obscure places like canned soup, pre-made salad dressing, imitation crab, cheese spread and some brands of soy sauce. So when you come across Gluten Free appetizers and dishes that you love, bookmark for them for gatherings. Cheesy Potato Pancakes with Jalapeno Sour Cream

Skinny Potato Skins: 62 Calories I’m not going to sit here and pretend that these are as good as the real thing. Those potato skins loaded up with bacon, sour cream and cheese that are somewhere around 62 calories per bite. But these make a great lunch durring my “I am GOING to lose those final 3 pounds” week. And they reheat really well, so you can make a batch on Sunday, and reheat them through out the week for lunch. With a side of this salad. I’ve run the numbers and have come up with 62 calories each potato half, but that completely depends on the size of your potato and the amount of flesh you scoop out of it. My Husband added fat free sour cream and shredded cheese. Also, this dish is: Gluten Free Vegan Kosher for Passover Skinny jeans friendly Skinny Potato Skins 4 large red potatoes 1 large red bell pepper, thinly sliced, stem removed 1 large yellow bell pepper, thinly sliced, stem removed 2 cups sliced crimini mushrooms 2 cloves of garlic, chopped olive oil cooking spray 2 tbs Smart Balance Light, melted Pin This Post!

Broccomole It’s broccoli guacamole. You’re skeptical, I can tell. But this is really great, and with a creaminess that was slightly shocking, I will be making this again. And, if you set a serving size at an ounce, as Livestrong is telling me to do, it’s only 22 calories a serving. I love guacamole. And broccoli is known cancer fighter, bone strengthener, cardiovascular health champion, bone-fide superfood and one of the most nutrient dense foods on the planet. And it was so tasty, I ate it for lunch. This recipe was inspired by Ludo Lefebvre. Ingredients 3 cups chopped broccoli 1 jalapeno, chopped, seeds removed 2 tbs green onions 1 tsp olive oil 2 ounces fat free cream cheese (or silken tofu, goat cheese, sour cream, cashew cream, something creamy) 1/4 tsp chili powder 1 tbs cilantro 1/4 tsp salt 1/4 tsp black pepper 1/4 tsp garlic powder Instructions Cook the broccoli in lightly salted water until very soft. Copyright

Strawberry Lime Spritzer- 0 calories « Lose Weight by Eating! On a hot summer day this will cool you right off! You can choose flat water or fizzy water, both work great! If you are trying to kick your soda habit you should go for fizzy water here I think you will love it and it will curb your cravings. Like it sweeter? Makes 1-2 liters. Ingredients: 8 Frozen or Fresh Strawberries- See note above on freezing strawberries before making this1 Lime1-2 liters of Pellegrino or Club Soda- you can also use flat water Get started: Slice the strawberries into three pieces and drop into the water, then slice the lime into 10 wedges and add to the water. Try out more of my Flavored Waters, there’s one for everyday of the week. Find more Fruit Infused Water Recipes. Check out more Metabolism Boosting drinks like Strawberry Lime Spritzers, including flavored Ice Cubes, Teas and Sodas all meant to help you drink more water and lose weight in my first cookbook FRUIT INFUSION: A Collection of Day Spa Inspired, Fruit Infused Waters.

Be a Smoothie Operator With These 5 Happy Shakes Gym Junkie With fresh bananas, toasted honey muesli, low-fat milk and vanilla yoghurt, this beverage is a delicious energy booster. What you need? ½ of a fresh banana, 2 tbsp of honey muesli, 1 cup of low-fat or soy milk, 1 cup of low-fat vanilla yoghurt, 3-4 cubes of ice Mix it up! Gym Junkie With fresh bananas, toasted honey muesli, low-fat milk and vanilla yoghurt, this beverage is a delicious energy booster.What you need? Stress Buster Smoothie Who doesn't love a good stress-buster? 1 of 5 Inner peace can sometimes be quite a task, especially if you haven’t mastered your yoga moves yet or been able to turn your over-thinking button off, but all that’s going to change… How, you ask? Grab your pen, take down these simple recipes that Smoke House Deli and Cafe by the NCPA were generous enough to share with us… And ladies, it’s time to sip on some delicious goodness! All pictures and recipes are courtesy of Smoke House Deli and Cafe at the NCPA, both restaurants are based in Mumbai

Tea-time Treats: Baking Lemon Cookies at Home Whether we have had a heavy or a light meal on any given day, we still feel hungry by the evening and we like our little tea-time snacks which usually consist of some biscuits or the other, toast or maybe even a spicy snack. However, bored of our conventional choices, we decided we needed to try something different. Maybe even a fun recipe! And that’s when dessert chef Ayushi Shah, of Icing on Top in Mumbai, suggested that we try our hand at making some lovely lemon cookies to go with our beverages at tea-time. What you need: 250 gms of flour 100 gms of butter 125 gms of castor sugar ¼ tsp of baking powder Zest of one lemon For the frosting, you will need about 2 tsp of fresh lemon juice and 250 gms of icing sugar. Let’s make the cookies! 1. Now, for the frosting! Icing on Top is a Mumbai-based confectionery and dessert store located at Masjid Bunder, and if you would like to order their delish desserts at home, you can e-mail them at

Pizza-on-a-Stick! Today is the first day of school for my two boys. It is always bittersweet. They are excited to see their friends, but the prospect of all that structure and homework has them just a touch apprehensive. I’ll miss them running around the house and yet I look forward to the quiet. I also have another year of coming up with lunches that they will be excited about. The first day of school deserves something particularly special, like something on a stick. Last year Jeff and I did a baking demo at the FAIR and put cinnamon buns on a stick. Makes about 24 1 pound (grapefruit size) piece of dough (I used the Master recipe (page 25), but Olive Oil dough (page 134), Whole Wheat (page 74-9) or even Brioche (page 189) would be great!) 1/2 cup pizza sauce or crushed tomatoes 1 1/2 cups grated mozzarella cheese pepperoni or other favorite toppings preheat the oven to 400 degrees Set up 2 0r 3 baking sheet pans with parchment or Silpats, set aside. layer on the sauce, cheese and pepperoni.