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April 20, 2017

Moroccan Carrot Salad

See that beautiful orange creation in the middle of the plate above? That’s the cool and delicious Moroccan Carrot Salad we serve at Kardia Cafe, located in our brand new, state-of-the-art NC Heart and Vascular Hospital. It’s bright and tangy and takes you on a flavor journey with twists and turns. And now you can make it at…

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March 13, 2017

Make This Delectable Greek Yogurt Chicken Salad and Become Everyone...

Bright and tangy, cool and protein-rich, this healthy and delicious dish occupies the magical territory between salty and sweet. You may never have had a dish that combined golden raisins, dried cranberries, and capers, but–trust us–this is worth trying. This dish is also heroically healthy, which is why it’s featured on the menu at Kardia Café, the Mediterranean…

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February 27, 2017

Grilled Chili-Rubbed Pork Kabobs with Peach Salsa

Get the recipe for easy, grilled pork kabobs with peach salsa. These versatile chili rubbed pork skewers can be paired with salad or couscous or served in a pita.

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September 28, 2016

Pumpkin is the New Black

Pumpkins are nutrition-packed vegetables that seem to be underrated for the majority of the year- until fall rolls around. Pumpkin is high in fiber, low in sugar and fat, and contains many micro-nutrients the body requires to function. [Read more...]

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November 23, 2015

Tres Leches Carrot Cake Recipe

Try out this decadent award-winning recipe from the Battle of Champions cooking contest.

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July 21, 2015

Cucumber Salad

Learn how to make a summer favorite, cucumber salad, with just a few simple steps and ingredients! Low-fat yogurt, vinegar and dill will make this cucumber salad a great light meal, or a nice healthy snack. [...]

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June 22, 2015

Summer Breeze Smoothie

Smoothies are such an easy, healthy, and tasty treat-especially in the summer! Add this Summer Breeze Smoothie to your go-to list of recipes for hot days. This recipe is simple, affordable, and only 121 calories! [...]

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June 10, 2015

Wellness Wednesday: Healthy Chicken Tenders

Chicken tenders are a favorite from childhood to adulthood. Learn how to make them from home, without the high amount of calories. This recipe calls for coating the tenders in panko breadcrumbs before baking them. Baking instead of frying, greatly reduces the overall fat and calorie content found in regular chicken tenders. A quick, simple, and healthy twist on a classic meal. [...]

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June 4, 2015

Fiesta Lettuce Wraps and Pepper Boats

Add some variety to your diet with this colorful summer meal. Get creative with these lettuce wraps and pepper boats for only 350 calories! [...]

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February 20, 2015

Recipes from the Got to Be NC Competition Dining Series

Congratulations to Chef Ryan Conklin and his teammates chefs Steve Pexton and Collin Jennings! They’ve won the Got To Be NC Competition Dining Triangle Series. Try out some of the wining recipes for yourself! Here are two recipes from the winning battle against Chef Trey Cleveland of Top of the Hill. The secret ingredient was…

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January 23, 2015

Garden Turkey Meatloaf

Give meatloaf a makeover with lean ground turkey and two cups of veggies! Ingredients For meatloaf: 2 cups assorted vegetables, chopped – such as mushrooms, zucchini, red bell peppers or spinach 12 ounces 99 percent lean ground turkey ½ cup whole-wheat breadcrumbs (or substitute regular breadcrumbs) ¼ cup fat-free evaporated milk ¼ teaspoon ground black…

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December 29, 2014

Slow Cooker Vegetable Lentil Stew

Here’s a great recipe that uses good-for-you greens – kale and chard.  Ingredients 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 large onion, sliced 3 cloves garlic, minced 2 bay leaves 2 teaspoons salt (optional) 1 cup carrots, chopped 2 cups kale, chopped 2 cups chard, chopped 2 cups dried lentils 8 cups vegetable broth (or stock) 1…

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