The May edition of Runner’s World came a couple of weeks ago. Forget the “Rut-Busting” Workouts or “Run-Walk Training Plan”; I immediately flipped to the recipes. (Note the irony.)
Last month I was quite pleased with a reduced-fat, yogurt-based Fettuccine Alfredo I made from the magazine. This month’s “pizza” recipe looks quite simple and gives another idea on how to utilize wonderful spring asparagus.
I’ve continued the running plan Richard sketched out for me and, amazingly, was able to run almost 3 miles, non-stop last weekend. The following Pam Anderson recipe, from her book “The Perfect Recipe for Losing Weight”, was adapted from the May, 2010 edition of Runner’s World magazine.
My changes: I substituted caramelized onions for the Canadian bacon and added cherry tomatoes. I also added red pepper flakes and additional fontina cheese. Naan is an Indian-styled flat bread, and you may certainly make your own. I used the time-saver Fabulous Flats Naan, available at most local groceries. The recipe is supposed to serve four, but in our case, served 2!
Update: 1 cup of wild rice and 1 cup of farro both cook at the same time (as long as they’re not quick cook) and work great as a base for the chicken in this recipe, too. This morning we woke up to the first real snow of the year––good thing I’d purchased a chicken. … Full recipe post »
Coming off a four-week, super-intense editing of my next book, “The Welcome Home Diner”, a contemporary novel about two women opening a diner on Detroit’s east side. I get why writers isolate themselves during the process. I was assigned a well-seasoned editor determined to squeeze the best book that she could out of me. The verdict will be in the hands of … Full recipe post »
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