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Easy Potato Sides

Wednesday, February 15th, 2012  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Recipes  /  Comments: more
French fries are a kid favorite in my house but I’ve found fantastically easy potato recipes that get “thanks mom!” shout outs. All these recipes aren’t only kid-approved, but husband-approved too! Potato Goodness
This starchy veggie is brimming with goodness. One maedium spud (5.3 ounces) contains 110 calories, 26 grams of carbs (only 1 of which are sugar), 2 grams each of fiber and 3 grams of protein.…

Spicy Egg Wrap

Tuesday, January 10th, 2012  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Recipes  /  Comments: more
Breakfast is my favorite meal of the day, but sometimes I want something with some extra kick. That’s when I make my quick and easy egg wrap. Though I typically make it for breakfast, I’ve been known to whip this up for a speedy family dinner too.    
Choosing Your Ingredients
  • Eggs:  Choose large white or brown eggs. If you need to bulk up egg, add 1 to 2 egg whites in order to keep cholesterol in check.
  • Tortilla: Choose

Muffin Mania

Wednesday, November 30th, 2011  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Ask Toby, Recipes, Weight Loss  /  Comments: more
Question: I heard muffins can have 400 or more calories each. Are there healthy muffins that I can include in my healthy eating plan? Answer: Absolutely! My latest obsession is muffins. I tend to avoid store-made ones since I don’t really know which ingredients they use and how many calories they contain. Instead, I’ve turned to making my own. It’s pretty simple once you get the hang of it. Downside of Pre-Made
Muffins…

Mama’s Berry Smoothie

Tuesday, June 14th, 2011  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Ask Toby, Recipes  /  Comments: more
Question:  Can you share the recipe for your breakfast smoothie? Answer: During the warmer weather, I whip up smoothies for a quick and easy family breakfast. Here are some tips to for making healthy smoothies. Smoothie Faux Pas
Making smoothies is easy, but keeping calories in check isn’t always that simple. Although smoothies are usually filled with fruit, milk, and yogurt, going overboard on portions can make…

Chicken Plov Recipe

Wednesday, April 20th, 2011  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Ask Toby, Recipes  /  Comments: more
Question: Toby, what is your favorite healthy recipe? Answer: I love a wide variety of healthy recipes (including desserts!) so I had to put a little thought into this answer. When I met my husband he kept telling me about this Russian dish his father made called Chicken Plov. After speaking to my father-in-law I realized it was an Uzbekistani recipe and searched high and low until I finally got my hands on an Uzbek cookbook.…

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