Recipes

Sep 17

Recipe: Fall Harvest Chili

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Sep 03

“Clean” Lasagna

Lasagna is one of my favorite foods. But something really amazing happens to it after a day or 2 in the fridge – leftovers are even better! But, my biggest problem is that it’s not the cleanest or healthiest of eats. Determined to still enjoy my fave foods, I mess around with recipes according to my lifestyle until it comes out right. And this one did.… read more
Aug 25

Sunday Dinner: 4 recipes!

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Aug 19

Peach Salsa

So ripe! Today’s farm-fresh CSA bounty came with the perfect ingredients for peach salsa, the perfect topping for a mild white fish, like mahi mahi or halibut. Or, it’s a great side salad with a grilled pork chop. And why not serve it alongside some chips and guacamole? Skoog’s Perfect Peach Salsa Ingredients: 2 peaches, pitted and diced read more
Jul 15

Summer Flu? Soup!

Hoo boy. I am sick. My nose is raw from the box of generic-brand sandpaper tissues I’ve gone through in the last day. Maybe it’s from all the fun I’ve been having lately with the season finale of my TV show, or perhaps I caught the bug from a client: a few have fallen ill in the last month. Either way, I’m staying put. So here I am: not willing… read more
Jul 10

Creamy Cucumber-Avocado Soup

So being a member of a CSA is fun. But there’s a lot of pressure to use veggies that I don’t usually buy – in fact, there have been veggies in the pickup that I’ve never even heard of! I’m not complaining, though: so far so good. Both last week AND this week, we got cucumbers. We eat salads nearly every day, but…let’s be… read more
Jun 12

Smooth Smoothie Recipe

Smoothies are a staple in my everyday summer diet. Whether for breakfast or a post-workout meal, I love how easy and brainless it is to put together a balanced meal: no muss, no fuss. Skoog’s Summer 2013 Smooth Smoothie Put the following ingredients in a blender 20 grams vanilla whey protein (I use Biochem from Whole Foods) 1/2 banana 1 Tbsp cacao nibs (raw… read more