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S2 E10: One Basket, One Week, Zero Waste

One Basket, One Week, Zero Waste

How to buy a week's worth of vegetables, bring out their best, and end up with no waste. Ellie shops a mix of tender and heartier vegetables, showing how to store and prep them as the week progresses. Recipe: 3- Ingredient grilled corn with lime and basil — Tender green salad with strawberries, cucumber and basil — Cod with kale and chorizo in broth — Savory carrot-cashew soup.

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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.

  • 2020-04-05T01:30:00-07:00
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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.

  • 2020-04-12T01:30:00-07:00
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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.

  • 2020-04-19T01:30:00-07:00
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Cheese-Crazy Daddy

We all love cheese - who doesn't? But there can be too much of a good thing. Ellie answers an SOS from a home where cheese has completely taken over the menu. Ellie, a self-proclaimed cheesehead herself, shows how to keep from going overboard with cheese and instead utilize its best assets - its great flavor and health benefits. Recipes: Skillet mac and cheese; Parmesan-crusted chicken breast ; Pan-steamed broccoli with lemon, garlic and parsley.

  • 2020-04-26T01:30:00-07:00
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