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Mom-a-licious Healthy, Holiday Favorites

In this edition of A Closer Look: Mom-a-licious Healthy, Holiday Favorites,” Chef Domenica Catelli shares her recipes for these healthy alternatives to holiday favorites:  Guiltless Mashed Potatoes; Cranberry, Balsamic & Mint Relish; Balsamic Roasted Chard and Roasted Garnet Yams.

Let's Talk Turkey Leftovers

Martha Hawkins, founder and owner of the restaurant Martha’s Place, shares some of her favorite recipes for Thanksgiving leftovers: Ham and Potato Breakfast Casserole, Turkey Walnut Salad, Turkey & Sausage With Wild Rice Casserole, and more.

Recipes from The 700 Club: Eating Like Food Matters

Food Writer, Mark Bittman, shares some of his favorite recipes that promote good health: Coconut Flapjacks, Quinoa Tabbouleh, Not Your Usual Steak Fajitas, and Apricot Polenta Cake.

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Meals from the Mansion with Don Bingham

Certified Executive Chef, Don J. Bingham shares recipes for Orange Butter Sauce, Cream Topping, Pork with Tomato Basil Sauce, Bread Pudding with Orange Butter Sauce and Cream Topping, Chocolate Sugar Plum Cheese Ball and Heavenly Cranberry Sauce.

Eat Clean and Live Well

For maximum nutrition, author Terry Walters advocates “clean eating”, which is eating whole foods that are minimally processed. In this edition of A Closer Look: “Eat Clean and Live Well,” Walters shares these clean eating recipes: Creamy Broccoli Soup, Sweet Root Casserole, Wild Rice with Lemon and Fennel, Shallot Fig Spread and Pear Cake.

Fat-Fighting, Diabetes-Friendly Foods

Marlea Clark, from Prevention Magazine, has an answer for diabetics and pre-diabetics—The Diabetes DTour Diet. She knows that combining specific nutrients in food can address the effects of high blood sugar and also aid in weight loss.  In this edition of A Closer Look: “Fat-Fighting, Diabetes-Friendly Foods,” Clark shares these tasty recipes: Cajun Salmon Sandwiches, Chipotle Pork, Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Bars, and more

Gordon Robertson’s Best Turkey Brine

Gordon Robertson and his wife, Katharyn, are wonderful cooks and have many family favorite recipes. Here Gordon shares his Best Turkey Brine recipe. We think it may become a favorite of your family&.rsquo.s too!

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Healthy and Hearty Family Meals

In 2004, Sally Bee was 36 years old and the picture of health. Then the unthinkable happened and she survived three heart attacks in one week! That life-changing event turned her thinking around about food and what it meant to her future and the health of her and her family. In this edition of A Closer Look: “Healthy and Hearty Family Meals,” Bee shares these heart-healthy recipes: Ratatouille Chicken Tray Bake, Red Berry Meringue Pie, and Hearty Shepherd’s Pie with Super Mashed Potatoes.

Have a Healthy & Delicious Holiday!

Hans J. Schadler, Executive Chef and Culinary Director for The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, has healthy and delicious recipes for holiday entertaining. The recipes are simple and easy to prepare in advance; not starchy or heavy, but flavorful! In this edition of A Closer Look: “Have a Healthy & Delicious Holiday!,” you’ll find the following recipes:  Colonial Holiday Ambrosia, Maple Pumpkin Pot de Crème, Salsify Brussels Sprouts and Shitake Mushrooms, Lavender Honey and Ginger-glazed Duck Breast, Peppered Bacon-wrapped Turkey Medallions, and more!

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Pack Your Lunch with Fun

Barbara Beery, author and the founder of Batter Up Kids Culinary Center in Austin, Texas, believes that when you make cooking an adventure you can teach kids that healthy food can taste great and be fun to make. In this edition of A Closer Look: “Pack Your Lunch with Fun,” Beery shares eight recipes that kids will love, including: Over-The-Top Banana Pops, Strawberry Chopstick Pops, Round-Up Wraps, Totem Pole Tortellini Sticks, and more.

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Divvies’ Allergen-Free Fun-Foods

Lori Sandler, the founder and owner of Divvies Bakery, shares the allergen-free recipes that she created so her entire family could enjoy celebrating together: Breakfast in Your Cookie, Summer Fruit Kabobs, Strawberr–Rhubarb Oatmeal Cookies, Chocolate-Zucchini Bread

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Carb-Loving Cuisine

Americans have long been told that foods filled with carbohydrates are responsible for making us gain weight.  However, there is new research that reveals just the opposite is true: carb-filled foods can actually help us manage and maintain our weight! In this edition of A Closer Look: “Carb-Loving Cuisine,” co-authors Ellen Kunes and Frances Largeman-Roth share these delicious, carb-rich recipes:  Cherry-Ginger Scones, Grilled Burger & Three-Bean Salad, Mediterranean Pasta Salad, and Raspberries with Chocolate Yogurt Mousse.

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Father Leo’s Famous Fajitas and More!

Father Leo Patalinghug believes the simple act of creating and sharing a meal can strengthen all kinds of relationships.  He encourages families to eat together often and believes that doing so will strength families, and in turn, communities. In this edition of A Closer Look: “Father Leo’s Famous Fajitas and More!” Father Leo shares some of his favorite family recipes: Father Leo’s Funky Fusion Fajitas, Mom’s Chicken Adobo, My Version of Mom’s Pancit, and Sour Apple Vanilla Sweetness.

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Grilling a Great Steak with Rick Tramonto

Award-winning executive chef and author Rick Tramonto joined Gordon Robertson outside the CBN studio to give 700 Club viewers a lesson on how to grill a great steak. In this edition of A Closer Look: “Grilling a Great Steak with Rick Tramonto,” you’ll find these mouth-water recipes:  Hanger Steak, Roasted Beets with Burrata Cheese and Walnuts, Grilled Broccoli Rabe, Grilled Steak Caesar Salad, and Not-Your-Traditional Strawberry Shortcake.

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Four Foods That Fight Diabetes

Author and physician Dr. Howard M. Shapiro and world-renowned Chef Franklin Becker have come together and developed a plan to eat and beat type II diabetes.  In this edition of A Closer Look: “Four Foods That Fight Diabetes,” they share the four nutrients that not only control diabetes, but actually reverse its effects!  Chef Becker also shares three of his favorite recipes: Polka Dot Pizza, Mauve Madness Smoothie, and Edamame Salad.

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Easy and Delicious Superfood Recipes

Author, chef, and Food Network host Dave Lieberman looked for, and found, a happy medium between healthy food and food that tastes good. He felt that foods should be incredibly healthy, be affordable, be appealing, and be versatile enough to build a meal around them. In this edition of A Closer Look: “Easy & Delicious Superfood Recipes,” Lieberman shares these mouthwatering, good-for-you recipes: Berry Banana Avocado Smoothie with Rice Milk, Lentil Hummus, and Chocolate Almond Avocado Brownies.

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Soul Food from Martha's Place

The story of Martha Hawkins' troubled years and her ultimate recovery from depression is the focus of her heart-rending yet uplifting book, FINDING MARTHA'S PLACE: My Journey Through Sin, Salvation, and Lots of Soul Food (Published by Simon & Schuster, 2010; Copyright © 2010 by Martha Hawkins and Marcus Brotherton) with Marcus Brotherton. But in addition to her story, Hawkins includes a number of recipes from her restaurant. Here are just a few of those recipes, along with a bonus recipe – her Famous Lima Beans.

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Flat Belly Recipes for Men

Editor of Prevention magazine and author of Flat Belly Diet! For Men, Liz Vaccariello knows that belly fat isn’t just a vanity issue, it’s a serious health concern for both men and women.  In this edition of A Closer Look: “Flat Belly Recipes for Men,” Vaccariello shares recipes that men will love – and that will meet their nutritional needs: Spicy Chicken Cheese Steak with Caramelized Onions and Peppers, Cashew Chocolate Chip Cookie Ice Cream Sandwiches, Chili Spiced Fries with Chipotle Ketchup, Scrambled Breakfast Tacos with Chunky Guacamole, and Fire Water.

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Sister Schubert's Favorite Family Recipes

 

Patricia "Sister" Schubert comes from a long line of great cooks. Her fondest childhood memories are of helping her mother and grandmother in the kitchen. As an adult, her passion for cooking and baking became a prosperous business, Sister Schubert’s Homemade Rolls. In this edition of A Closer Look: “Sister Schubert's Favorite Family Recipes,” Sister shares these mouth watering recipes: Lemon-Blueberry Trifle, Angel Biscuits, Angel Corn Sticks, George’s Chili, and Sister’s Fancy Coleslaw.

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Lunch Box Recipes from The Sneaky Chef

Cooking instructor and the best-selling author of The Sneaky Chef, Missy Chase Lapine knows it’s sometimes tough to get kids to eat healthy foods.  Raising a picky eater herself, Lapine found a solution when she created kid friendly recipes that were packed with secret nutrients.  In this edition of A Closer Look:  "Lunch Box Recipes from The Sneaky Chef," Lapine shares her recipes for Brainy Brownies and Mac ‘n Cheese Muffins, along with two of her secret, nutritious puree recipes.

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