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  • Cheryl Forberg
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    Cheryl Forberg, RD

    One of the nation’s leading advisors on health and nutrition, Cheryl is a James Beard award-winning chef and has written several NYT bestselling cookbooks...
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    Vegan Cherry Chili

    September 2021
    About ten years ago, I was asked to develop ten recipes using a delicious tart cherry that is often dried, the Montmorency cherry. My project was for ChooseCherries.com, which provides recipes and information about Montmorency tart cherries. 
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  • Image of Stir-Fried Prawns With Thai Vinaigrette, Baby Greens and Papaya
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    Easy Thai

    June 2021
    Exploring ethnic cuisine can be tricky, especially if it entails using unfamiliar ingredients. Thai cuisine is a perfect example because its complex flavors are, in part, attributable to components that are not a part of mainstream American pantries.

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  • Image of Smoked Salmon Salad with Dill Caper Dressing
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    Simple Salmon Salad

    May 2021
    The greatest treasures of the sea are not buried. Some of Mother Nature's unrivaled riches are cloistered in frosty ocean waters; plump and glistening salmon, mackerel, and herring. 
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    Yucatan Time

    April 2021
    My husband and I took our first cruise together early last year, before the pandemic ended all travel plans. We chose to visit the Yucatan Peninsula, with stops in Honduras, Guatemala, Belize, Costa Maya and Cozumel, Mexico. 

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  • Macadamia Mai Tai
    Melissa's Produce

    Tropical Travel

    February 2021
    The prospect of travel is on the horizon again and I, like millions of others, cannot wait. 
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  • Vegan Edamame Curry
    Melissa's Produce

    Curry Time

    January 2021
    As a chef and dietitian, I am always asked about healthy cooking tips, especially as they relate to weight loss. 
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