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Savory Stew

January 2012

Warm up to this comfort food from Cooking Light Magazine.

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Cooking with Carmela

May 2011

Say “Buon giorno” to Italian cuisine with chef Carmela Tursi Hobbins. She will highlight some Italian favorites during a cooking class on Tuesday, May 24 at the Welcyon corporate office/Suite 201 below the Edina location. The class starts at 11 a.m. and includes free samples. This is your chance to taste the flavors of Italy and learn some delicious recipes. Cost for the class (and light lunch) is $10.


Celebrate Spring with a Delicious, Low-Fat Strawberry Salad

May 2011


• 3 T white wine vinegar

• 3 T water

• 1 T honey

• 2 tsp olive oil

• 1/8 tsp salt

• 1/8 tsp pepper

• 3 C strawberries, quartered

• 1 (10-oz) bag mixed salad greens (about 6 C)

• 4 tsp pine nuts, toasted


Combine vinegar, water, honey, oil, salt and pepper; stir well with a whisk. Combine strawberries and greens. Add vinegar mixture; toss to coat. Top with nuts.

Yields 4 (2 cup) servings.

Per Serving Nutritional Info: 4.5 grams fat, 98 calories, 14.3 grams carbs


Drink It Up: Smoothie Recipe

February 2011


• 1 cup of grapes

• 1 cup of bananas

• 1 cup of strawberries

• 1 cup of pineapple

• 1 cup of ice

Combine all ingredients in a blender and mix until the consistency of a shake. Pour into a glass and enjoy!


Fruit Salad in Seconds

August 2010

Stay Healthy, Stay Cool with This Summer Recipe!

• 1 pint fresh strawberries, sliced

• 1 pound seedless green grapes, halved

• 3 bananas, peeled and sliced

• 1 (8 ounce) container strawberry yogurt

In a large bowl, toss together strawberries, grapes, bananas, and strawberry yogurt. Serve immediately. Makes 12 servings.

Nutritional Information per Serving Calories: 81Total Fat: 0.6g Cholesterol: 2mg


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