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By Jane Murcia • July 31, 2020

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By Jane Murcia • May 26, 2020

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By Jane Murcia • May 14, 2020
With my stomach growling one recent Monday, I ended up at our hospital cafeteria for a tasty and filling lunch.  As I entered the cafeteria, I noticed a sign with the headline “Eat less meat.  Good for your body, your mind and your wallet.” Well, I’d heard of [...]
By Roxanne Moster • October 13, 2016
Serves 6 Recipe Ingredients 1 ½ tsp. Olive oil ¾ cup Onions, fresh, diced 1 tsp. Garlic, chopped ½ cup Celery, chopped ¾ cup Green bell pepper, julienned ¾ cup Zucchini, diced 1” ¾ cup Mushrooms, pre-sliced 1 tsp. Chili powder, mild ½ tsp. Cayenne [...]
By uclahealth • March 3, 2016
Serves 6 Recipe Ingredients 6 each Tilapia filets, boneless, raw 5–7 oz. each 1 cup Seasoned flour (see sub-recipe) 3 oz. Fresh pink grapefruit cut into bite size chunks 3 oz. Kale, shredded 3 oz. Homemade Greek dressing (see sub-recipe) 1 ¼ cup Quinoa with [...]
By uclahealth • February 26, 2016
Download this Couscous Mediterranean recipe Serves 6 Recipe Ingredients 1 ¼ cup Chicken or vegetable broth ¾ cup Couscous, dry ½ tsp. Salt 1 ½ Tbsp. Butter, unsalted ½ tsp. Cinnamon, ground ½ tsp. Black pepper ½ tsp. Turmeric, ground ½ tsp. Cardamom, [...]
By uclahealth • February 18, 2016
Serves 6 Recipe Ingredients 2 pounds Chicken tenders, raw, cut in smaller pieces 1 Tbsp. Corn oil 1 cup Onions, julienned 1 tsp. Garlic, chopped 2 tsp. Ginger root, minced ¾ cup Tomatoes, fresh, diced ¼ 1 tsp. Cumin, ground ½ tsp. Turmeric, ground 1 [...]
By uclahealth • February 11, 2016
Serves 6 Recipe Ingredients 2 pounds Salmon, filet, raw, skin off ¼ cup Leeks, fresh, diced 2 Tbsp. Shallots, fresh, peeled, finely diced 8 oz. Mushrooms, pre-sliced ¾ cup Cream ¼ cup Butter, unsalted, melted ½ cup Masala wine ½ tsp. Thyme, fresh Pinch Salt [...]
By uclahealth • February 4, 2016
Serves 6 Recipe Ingredients 32 slices White Bread 8 each Eggs ¾ cup Sugar, granulated 2 cup Whole Milk 2 cup Cream ½ tsp. Cinnamon ¼ tsp. Nutmeg 1 ¼ cup Butter, unsalted ¼ cup Whiskey Bourbon ¾ cup Raisins ¼ cup Brown sugar [...]
By uclahealth • January 28, 2016