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Recipe courtesy of Ina Garten This recipe was suggested by Dawn Masiero as one of her family’s favorite desserts to share. Make this recipe one of your new  favorite celebration desserts, too! Serves: 8 Ingredients 2 c. cold heavy cream 12 oz. Italian mascarpone cheese 1/2 c. sugar 1/4 c. Kahlua liqueur 2 tbs. unsweetened […]

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From Guido’s Own Nutritionist Rachel Alves It wasn’t Christmas until Nani came to visit with her platter full of Christmas cookies. My favorite were her White Cookies with red and green sprinkles.   Ingredients For Cookies: 1 stick butter, melted 1 c. sugar 3/4 c. milk 8 tsp. baking powder, level 3 eggs, beaten 4 […]

Challah Bread Pudding with Fruit & Crystallized Ginger
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Recipe from Eating Well and adapted by Guido’s Own Dietitian, Rachel Alves A comforting, custardy, raisin-studded pudding that creates its own luscious caramel syrup. Truly a dish worthy of any Hanukkah or holiday celebration. Serves: 8 Ingredients 2 1/2 c. low-fat milk 4 large eggs 1/2 c. sugar, divided 1 tsp. vanilla extract 1/2 tsp. […]

FREE December 2014 Nutrition Services
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Join our own registered dietitian, Rachel Alves, RD, LDN for FREE Talks & Tastings. Rachel’s events are fun and info-packed! Whether Rachel is dishing up healthy recipe ideas, yummy samples, or quick one-on-one nutritional counseling, you’ll want to partake. No pre-registration required… just stop by! Schedule subject to change. FOOD & FAMILY   WEEK OF […]

3 weeks, 2 days ago Comments Off

Recipe courtesy of Cooking Light and adapted by Guido’s Own Dietitian, Rachel Alves These little treats are sweet and salty and perfect for any holiday party. Serves: 10, 3 pretzel portions Ingredients 4 oz. semi-sweet chocolate, chopped 1/4 c. almond butter 30 mini rod pretzels (such as Field Day brand) 1/2 c. finely chopped roasted, […]

Mashed Potato Gratin
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Recipe courtesy of Cooking Light and adapted by Guido’s Own Dietitian, Rachel Alves Yukon gold potatoes give this cheesy gratin extra buttery flavor and color, but russets will also work. A delicious and healthy alternative to holiday, butter & cream-laden mashed potatoes! Serves: 14, 1/2 cup portions Directions Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Spray a […]

Roasted Garlic Butternut Squash Cassoulet
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Recipe courtesy of Cooking Light and adapted by Guido’s Own Dietitian, Rachel Alves To get a head start, roast the garlic, caramelize the onions, and assemble this robust casserole the day before serving. Use leftover roasted garlic to flavor soups, or combine with olive oil as a spread for toasted baguette slices. Serves: 8, 1 […]

3 weeks, 2 days ago Comments Off

Recipe from Food Network and adapted by Guido’s Own Dietitian, Rachel Alves This recipe not only tastes delicious, but looks beautiful, too. It will be a big hit at any holiday festivity! Yield: 1 1/2 to 2 cups Ingredients 1/2 red onion, diced 1 seeded and diced jalapeno 4 tbs. extra virgin olive oil 1 avocado, […]

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Gorgonzola dip recipe courtesy of Ina Garten; Adapted recipe by Guido’s Own Dietitian, Rachel Alves These are not just a fun addition to any appetizer table; they’re also healthy! Yield: 2 cups Ingredients 1/4 c. finely chopped shallot 1 tsp. minced garlic 2 tbs. freshly squeezed lemon juice 9 oz. Greek-style low fat (2%) yogurt […]

3 weeks, 2 days ago Comments Off

Adapted recipe from Cooking Light and Food Network, by Guido’s Own Dietitian, Rachel Alves Unlike the regular favorite indulgence that “costs” you over 450 calories per    serving, this version is unbelievably satisfying, amazingly delicious, AND guilt-free! Can be made up to one week in advance. Less than 150 calories per serving! Serves: 8, 1/2 cup […]