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MM: Guilt-free Ribs

Jun 06, 2011 1 Comment by Rachel

By Rachel Escobar Still wondering what to cook up this summer for all your poolside cookouts? How about ribs that are only 400 calories per serving?! This week’s Monday Munch is a recipe for yummy ribs that won’t leave you feeling guilty nor make you feel like you need to change out of your bikini [...]

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MM: Lamb Ribs with Broiled Asparagus & Zucchini

May 16, 2011 3 Comments by Rachel

Lamb is one of my favorite meats to eat. I have a confession though… that was not always the case. Up until about fifteen years ago, I hated lamb; or rather, I thought I hated lamb. First, I had never even tasted lamb. And second, I had heard a lot of people complain that it [...]

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Monday Munch: Fresh Tuna Salad Over Avocado

May 09, 2011 3 Comments by Rachel

A couple of weeks ago, I shared a recipe that wouldn’t ruin your plans for the perfect bikini body and this week I’m continuing with that theme. This recipe combines two of my favorite ingredients- avocado and fish. While avocado is high in fat, it is the “good” kind of fat, monounsaturated. According to the American [...]

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Monday Munch: Linguine with Shrimp and Lemon Oil

Apr 24, 2011 No Comments by Rachel

I am a huge fan of pasta, but during the spring and summer some pastas can be too hearty and overwhelming. I certainly don’t want to forgo one of my favorite types of food, but I was thinking I had to, especially since, like many of you, I am trying to get into bikini shape. [...]

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Monday Munch: Grilled Barramundi with Orange and Avocado Salsa

Apr 18, 2011 No Comments

When it comes to food, I am always open to trying new things–like barramundi. Never heard of barramundi? Neither had I until I was at my local Albertson’s fish market. I was intrigued when my favorite Albertson’s employee told me about this new fish they were carrying. He stated that barramundi was a mild white [...]

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MM: Sole à la Grenobloise and Roasted Cauliflower

Apr 11, 2011 3 Comments

Gwyneth Paltrow is not just one of my favorite actresses, she is also one of my favorite cooks. Like many of you reading this, I had no idea she had any talent in the kitchen until I signed up for her GOOP newsletters. I have made countless recipes from Goop and none of them have [...]

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Monday Munch: Shrimp Kebobs

Apr 04, 2011 6 Comments

Recently, my brother, my sister-in-law, and I got together. We shared drinks, laughs, and these delicious and healthy shrimp kebobs. I hope you love them as much as we did. Ingredients: 1lb large raw shrimp Juice of 1 lemon 3-4 lemons, cut into wedges 2-3 teaspoons minced garlic A couple of shakes of red pepper [...]

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The Meatless Monday

Mar 28, 2011 2 Comments

Lately I’ve been hearing a lot about the Meatless Monday movement. Meatless Monday, as simple as it sounds, means foregoing meat on Mondays to reduce the risk of health problems associated with eating meat, such as cancer, obesity, and to reduce our carbon footprint. With that being said, I bring you two meatless meals that are [...]

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Greek Lamb & Turkey Burgers and Caipirinhas

Mar 21, 2011 6 Comments

Lately, El Paso’s weather has been screaming ‘fun in the sun.’ There is probably no better warm-weather tradition than to sip on a sweet cocktail while grilling delicious food for friends and family.  But now that the weather is changing, so should your grilling repertoire. Get over that hamburger/hot dog slump with our latest ideas for new [...]

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Monday Munch: Learn to Cook with 321 Events

Mar 14, 2011 5 Comments

Going to culinary school has always been a dream of mine and while I haven’t actually gotten there yet, I’ll take what I can get in the meantime. 321 Events hosts zesty, fun and informative cooking classes to please any palate. Last Thursday, Jessica and I attended 321′s first class with some family, some friends and [...]

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