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Re-invent a fall treat: Pizza filled sweet potato recipe

Sweet Potatoes are not just a one-trick pony.  Many people think of one thing when asked about sweet potatoes: baked casserole on Thanksgiving with roasted marshmallow topping.  That might spark conversation about marshmallow topping vs. candied pecans but the sweet potato is so much more than…

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Michigan peach season: Chipotle peach salsa with cilantro

Summer may be close to over, but peach season is just beginning. This sweet and savory fruit is technically only in-season for the first two week of September, so act fast! Here’s an easy-to-make peach salsa recipe for you and…

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In a hurry? This frittata only takes 20 minutes from pan to fork

Let’s face it, eating healthy can be hard sometimes.  You come home late from work, or school or the gym and you don’t feel like making something good to eat.  The easier option is to get something that is faster,…

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A must try recipe: Cauliflower Pizza Crust

Everyone loves pizza, or at least I know I do and it is a family favorite in the Derocha household. The issue with pizza is that it can be higher in calories, fat and carbohydrates. So it is not always…

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Kid-friendly fruit sushi

Who said sushi has to have raw fish? Break out of your seashell and have a little fun with Frushi—a fun and nutritious snack for kids of all ages.

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Veg-fetti cake recipe: Have your cake and some veggies too

I already know what you are thinking.  A cake with vegetables? Yes it is and it is tasty.  I am not going to tell you it is “good” for you, but it is a fun way to incorporate some vegetables…

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Warm Up with a Shrimp & Coconut Curry

Making a curry is one of my most favorite recipes to develop when tinkering around in the kitchen. The warm and spicy aroma of a shrimp or chicken curry is the epitome of comfort food. Tonight, I made a quick…

Nutritionally speaking, sweet potatoes are pretty super

In the world of superfoods, the humble sweet potato is pretty super. It is packed with so many nutrients that some publications have declared this tuber one of the world’s healthiest foods. If that billing seems far-fetched, consider this: Sweet…

Root vegetable and feta salad from Michael Symon’s Roast

At A Healthier Michigan, we decided it would be fun to feature healthy recipes from our favorite restaurants around Michigan and this week’s recipe comes from a restaurant in the heart of Detroit. Michael Symon, an award winning chef, opened Roast in Downtown…

 
 

 

 

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