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Carbo-diem

Inez's extreme approach to carbs has left her not only feeling tired, but stressed from making separate meals for herself and her family. Ellie helps Inez bring balance to her home, by dispelling misinformation about carbs and sharing healthy recipes she can enjoy with her family. Recipes: Whole grain penne with chicken, Mushrooms and spinach, basil pesto with spaghetti squash, 3 Ingredient Recipe: Quinoa pilaf.

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Teeny Kitchen

Ellie helps out a couple contending with the challenges of cooking in a tiny apartment kitchen. Ellie proves that with just a few key pans and gadgets, and some smart recipes, anyone can produce fantastic meals in even the most cramped quarters. Recipes: Herbed salmon and orzo casserole with feta; Beef and many vegetable stew; Lemon garlic turkey breast with roasted rosemary potatoes and Brussels sprouts.

  • 2019-06-16T01:30:00-07:00
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It's My Party

Ellie prepares an ensemble of make-ahead dishes that are designed so that both party-giver and partygoers can equally enjoy the festivities. All these dishes can be cooked and frozen ahead of time and then simply reheated at party time. Go ahead: enjoy your own party. Recipes: Asian shrimp cakes served with 3 Ingredient Recipe: avocado-wasabi sauce; Chicken phyllo pies; Broccoli and sun-dried tomato flatbread; Chipotle black bean dip.

  • 2019-06-23T01:30:00-07:00
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Spring Break with No Regrets

Ellie shows us how to transform a vacation from an unhealthy free-for-all into an opportunity to find new flavors you can use to bring your good times home. Recipes: Caribbean chickpea curry wraps, Jerk pork loin with mango cucumber salsa, Grilled pineapple with coconut whip.

  • 2019-06-30T01:30:00-07:00
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Busy Mom Seeks...Help

Ellie takes Beth — a mom, a full-time labor and delivery nurse, and a grad student — under her wing. Ellie helps Beth rein in her take-out habit with three easy make-ahead recipes that stock her fridge with a week of tasty meals. Recipes: Blueberry-chia overnight oats; Turkey-stuffed pizza pockets; Cajun shrimp in foil. 3 Ingredient Recipe: Red wine salad dressing.

  • 2019-07-07T01:30:00-07:00
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Say Yes to Chocolate

The key to having chocolate in your life in a manageable way is to go for quality over quantity. In this episode, Ellie visits the Chocolate Expo and demonstrates how to incorporate the joys of chocolate into everyday menus, clarifying how to take advantage of its health benefits. Recipes: Fig & ginger truffles; Double-chocolate waffles a la mode; Mocha java smoothie. 3 Ingredient Recipe: Basic hot chocolate with mix-ins: vanilla extract, ginger, mint extract, chili, cinnamon, chocolate shavings.

  • 2019-07-14T01:30:00-07:00
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