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9 Healthy(ish) Recipes for Winter

Here are a few hearty, yet healthy meals to get you excited about that post-holiday detox.


Roast Chicken with Ratatouille

Roast Chicken with Ratatouille

Family meal nights across America just got easier, and so did entertaining on a budget. Ratatouille paired with roast chicken pieces is a classic combination that even your kids will devour. Get the recipe >>>



Saag Paneer

Saag Paneer

This classic dish of spinach and paneer is one of my favorites from the Indian repertoire. Paneer is fun and easy to make at home, but you can also use store-bought paneer if you’re in a hurry. Get the recipe >>>



Peruvian Chicken

Peruvian-Style Chicken

Boasting of bold spices, a tangy kick, and crispy skin, this one-pot Peruvian-style chicken is sure to be a crowd-pleaser. My favorite part is the tender and flavorful sweet potatoes that lie underneath! Get the recipe >>>



Chopped Salad-w

GiGi’s Chopped Salad With Green Goddess Dressing

This is my interpretation of a chopped salad I grew up eating in New York City, a staple at our old-school neighborhood steak house. Get the recipe >>>



Whole Roasted Red Snapper

Whole Roasted Red Snapper

This is the roasted fish I crave most, the one that takes me back to that Mediterranean beach and that girl and those stars. I think it will do the same for you. By the way, kids adore this because red snapper isn’t fishy. Get the recipe >>>



Black Beans

Black Beans

Beans are the healthiest and most nutritional protein option on earth. Use a pot of beans as a platform for the meal. Add some tortilla, a great salad, some cut limes, a plate of sliced avocado, some salsas and maybe a small plate of simply roasted fish or meat. Get the recipe >>>




Chicken Paillarde with Panzanella Salad

This panzanella salad set atop a grilled chicken paillarde is a recipe I used on restaurant menus in NYC in the 80s! Good food is always good. Get the recipe >>>



Carrot Soup

Carrot Soup with Ginger & Curry

Carrots and curry were made for each other. Get the recipe >>>



Thai Shrimp Salad

Spicy Thai Shrimp Salad

This fragrant, fresh Thai shrimp salad hits the spot any time of year. If you can find them at your local Asian market, small Thai eggplant make a superb addition. Get the recipe >>>




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