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A Twist on Poached Pears

Posted by Mike Sherbakov in Recipes. No Comments

15th June

Here’s a recipe that serves your sweet tooth like a dessert without derailing your results. Poaching pears is a simply, easy process. The pears end up sweet and tender, like canned pears, but without the added sugars. Serving with low fat cottage cheese adds protein and makes this snack filling and nutritious.
Servings: 6

Here’s what you need…

4 cups fresh squeezed orange juice
4 cups water
1 (2 inch) piece fresh ginger, peeled
6 whole cloves
1 cinnamon stick
zest from an orange
6 pears
3 cups low fat cottage cheese

Place all ingredients, except pears in a large saucepan over low heat.
Wash, peel and core the pears. Use a small melon baller to scoop out the core from the bottom of the pear.
Place all the pears in the saucepan, making sure that all the pears are fully covered with liquid.
Bring the pot to a simmer for 30 minutes. When … Read More »



Creamy Egg Salad

Posted by Mike Sherbakov in Recipes. No Comments

20th March

Most recipes for egg salad call for fat-filled mayonnaise, but this recipe uses fat free Greek yogurt instead. You get all the creaminess without added calories to set back your results.
Servings: 3 Here’s what you need…

8 organic, free range eggs
4 celery stalks, chopped
2 Tablespoons onion greens, chopped
1/4 cup non fat Greek yogurt
2 teaspoons champagne mustard
1 teaspoon fresh squeezed lemon
dash of salt and pepper

To boil the perfect egg: place eggs in a large pot and cover with cold water by half an inch. Heat the water to a boil, turn off the heat and cover the pot. Wait exactly 7 minutes, and then place the eggs in a bowl of ice water for 3 minutes.
Peel and chop hard boiled eggs, discarding 4 yolks. Place in a large bowl. Add celery, onion greens, yogurt, mustard, lemon, salt and pepper. Mix well.
Chill … Read More »