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  • Polenta with Pork Sauce
    Posted in: Healthy Choices, Main Courses, Recipes

    Ingredients: 3 – 4 lbs center cut “bone-in” pork chops Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 1 large onion, finely chopped 6 garlic cloves, finely chopped 2 tablespoons tomato paste ½ cup full-bodied red wine 1 28-oz can crushed tomatoes (or fresh canned in jar) 1 28-oz can chopped tomatoes […]

  • Stuffed Pork Loin
    Posted in: From the Editor, Low-Carb Recipes, Main Courses, Recipes

    This stuffed pork loin recipe is primarily a technique example for preparing the pork loin for stuffing. We call for our “Whole Grain Stuffing with Apples and Pecans” but the list is endless of the variety of stuffing that could be used in this capacity. We are trying to address the tougher part of the […]

  • Perfect Roast Chicken Breasts
    Posted in: Healthy Choices, Low-Carb Recipes, Main Courses, Recipes

    This recipe is for making ” basic” tender and juicy, perfect roast chicken breasts. This recipe is more about the outcome of cooked, yet still juicy breasts every time rather than some spiced up version. Naturally a variety of spices can be added, including marinating in oil, lemon and seasonings for a few hours or […]

  • Chicken Lombardy
    Posted in: Guilty Pleasures, Healthy Choices, Main Courses, Recipes

    This is just one of those recipes my wife and I have come across multiple times and we finally had to add it to our “Tasty Farmer” family of recipes. Delicious, nutritious, and easy to make! Chicken Lombardy – salute! 10 large white mushrooms, sliced 4 tbsp butter melted 6 chicken breasts 1/2 cup all-purpose […]

  • Paleo Biscuits
    Posted in: Healthy Choices, Low Carb Breads, Low-Carb Recipes, Paleo Diet, Recipes

    The Perfect Paleo Biscuits Makes 9 biscuits 6 egg whites 3/4 cup blanched almond flour 1/4 cup coconut flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 1/2 tablespoons coconut oil, chilled Preheat oven to 400 degrees.  Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.  Mix almond flour, coconut flour, baking powder and salt together in […]

  • Whole Grain Stuffing with Apples and Pecans
    Posted in: Healthy Choices, Recipes, Side Dishes

    Ingredients 1 1/2 loaves of whole-grain bread, cut into 1-inch cubes 1 cup cooked brown rice 3/4 cup pecans, chopped 4 large fresh white mushrooms, chopped 2 large carrots or 1/2 bag of mini carrots, processed 1 medium red onion, cut into 1/4-inch dice 2 sticks unsalted butter 5-6 celery ribs, cut into 1/4-inch dice […]

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    Caeser Salad Dressing
    Posted in: Dressings, Healthy Choices, Recipes, Salads, Super Foods

    Many salad dressings are land mines for your diet: Trans fat, sugar, preservatives, and artificial flavors pop up on nutritional labels, wreaking havoc on otherwise healthy green dishes. Choosing fat-free varieties isn’t a great idea, either, because certain nutrients in vegetables can’t be absorbed without fat. Instead, get the most out of your salad by […]

  • The South Beach Diet
    Posted in: South Beach Diet, Top Ranked Diets

    From Wikipedia The South Beach Diet is a popular fad diet developed by Arthur Agatston and promoted in a best-selling 2003 book.[1][2][3] It emphasizes eating high-fiber, low-glycemic carbohydrates, unsaturated fats, and lean protein, and categorizes carbohydrates and fats as “good” or “bad”.[4] Like other fad diets,[5] it may have elements which are generally recognized as […]

  • Paleo Sloppy Joes
    Posted in: Healthy Choices, Low-Carb Recipes, Main Courses, Recipes

    This recipe is very simple to prepare with minimal ingredients and a very nice alternative to Sloppy Joes eaten on a bun. Healthy natural ingredients are such an excellent substitution for the garbage corporate America has been shoveling down our throats. Enjoy! Ingredients: 2 large sweet potatoes 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil 1 medium […]