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Roasted Butternut Squash

Posted on January 5, 2014, in Recipes, with 2 Comments

Roasted Butternut Squash

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Author: Jane Fonda
My daughter in law made a simple roasted Butter Nut Squash. Simple after you peel the squash that is! Yummy, and serves as a great snack or side dish.

Ingredients

  • 1 large Butternut Squash
  • 3 Tablespoons Brown Sugar
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Cinnamon
  • 1 Teaspoon Salt

Instructions

  1. Preheat over to 425 degrees.
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Shaved Brussels Sprouts Salad & White Balsamic Vinaigrette

Posted on October 3, 2012, in Recipes, with 7 Comments

Here are the ingredients for the for the shaved Brussels Sprouts Salad I had in New Orleans at “Sylvains” in the French Quarter. Incase you missed it I wrote about eating at “Sylvain” here: BLOG It was one of the most original and delicious salads I have ever had. I haven’t made this myself yet, so if you do try it let me know how it works for you at home.…

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Spinach and Roasted Chestnuts

Posted on December 19, 2011, in Recipes, with 2 Comments

Spinach and Roasted Chestnuts

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Recipe Type: Side Dish
Author: Jane Fonda
Prep time: 25 mins
Cook time: 30 mins
Total time: 55 mins
Serves: 4
Ingredients

  • 8 oz whole chestnuts, unshelled
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 shallot, peeled and minced
  • 12 oz spinach, stems trimmed
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper

Instructions

  1. Preheat an over to 400 degrees F
  2. Using a sharp knife, cut an X in the flat side of each chestnut and spread the nuts in the bottom of a roasting pan.
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PUMPKIN SPICE BREAD

Posted on November 22, 2011, in Recipes, with 10 Comments

Pumpkin Spice Bread

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Recipe Type: dessert
Author: Jane Fonda
Prep time: 20 mins
Cook time: 1 hour
Total time: 1 hour 20 mins
Serves: 8
Ingredients

  • 2 1/2 cups unbleached flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cupr margarine
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 egg white
  • 1 7/8 cups pumpkin puree
  • 1/3 cup plus 2 tablespoons nonfat plain yogurt

Instructions

  1. Preheat an over to 350 degrees F.
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Apple-Walnut Bread

Posted on October 5, 2011, in Recipes, with 6 Comments

 

Apple-Walnut Bread

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Recipe Type: Dessert
Author: Jane Fonda
Prep time: 20 mins
Cook time: 1 hour
Total time: 1 hour 20 mins
Serves: 8
Tart apples, including Granny Smiths, pippins and Gravensteins, work best for baking. Save sweeter apples such as Red and Golden Delicious, McIntosh and Winesap for eating out of hand. All apples are high in fiber, water and pectin, which helps lower cholesterol levels, and are a good source of vitamin C.…

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Curried Chicken Stew

Posted on September 21, 2011, in Recipes, with 6 Comments

Curried Chicken Stew

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Recipe Type: Entree
Author: Jane Fonda
Prep time: 30 mins
Cook time: 25 mins
Total time: 55 mins
Serves: 4
This mild, intriguing curry sauce also works well with chunks of lean pork tenderloin, cooked in the same way.
Ingredients

  • 3 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 3 garlic cloves, peeled and minced
  • 1 green bell pepper (capsicum), seeded, deribbed and sliced into thin strips
  • 1 lb boneless, skinless chicken breast, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 4 large tomatoes, peeled, seeded and chopped
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons curry powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon ground turmeric
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/3 cup nonfat plain yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro (fresh coriander)

Instructions

  1. In a large nonstick frying pan over medium heat, heat the oil.
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Jane Fonda’s Tips for Healthy Eating

Posted on August 5, 2011, in Food & Nutrition, with 14 Comments

  1. Don’t skip breakfast! Feed yourself regularly throughout the day. Ideally, you should have one-third of your daily calories in the morning, one-third at midday, and no more than one-third in the evening—so you don’t impulsively grab whatever is around.
  2. Keep healthy snacks on hand for between meals—things such as fruit or low-fatcottage cheese or string cheese. Red grapes go well with cheese.
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Salmon with Corn Sauce

Posted on July 26, 2011, in Recipes, with 5 Comments

Salmon with Corn Sauce

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Recipe Type: entree
Author: Jane Fonda
Prep time: 40 mins
Cook time: 20 mins
Total time: 1 hour
Serves: 4
When weather permits, cook the salmon on an outdoor charcoal grill for a great summer dinner party. Although relatively high in fat as seafood goes, salmon is a good source of omega-3 fatty acids, which benefit the heart and circulatory system.…

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NATIONAL FOOD DAY

Posted on July 13, 2011, in Food & Nutrition, with 10 Comments

I am on the Advisory Board of Food Day because I think we need a national movement to begin to change how Americans eat and to alter government policies regarding food. It is insane that our country is so unhealthy and partly this is because of how we eat and part of THAT is because of the way our government gives subsidies to agribusiness that makes things like fructose, corn syrup, etc etc that allows fast foods to be so cheap—and unhealthy.…

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