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Summer Scholars 2014: Live Well

Summer Scholars 2014:  Prospective Furman students experience the field of Health Sciences and learn how to “Live Well” Every summer, I have the pleasure of spending one week with 7-15 prospective Furman students in the Summer Scholars program.  Summer Scholars are rising high school juniors or seniors who have expressed an interest in attending Furman […]

Marinated Portobello Mushroom Burgers

Portobello Mushroom Burgers Hold onto your chairs… that is NOT a juicy steak sandwich pictured above.  It is actually an OUTRAGEOUS marinated portobello mushroom “burger”. Portobello mushrooms are one of the heartiest varieties of mushrooms and they are out of this world when marinated.  They provide the meaty flavor of a burger without the heavy […]

Greek Pasta Salad with Garbanzo Beans

Greek Pasta Salad with Garbanzo Beans This delicious pasta salad is LOADED with colorful vegetables.  Make it ahead of time and let it marinate in the refrigerator.  It is the perfect one-pot meal to pack for lunch. Start with a small portion of whole grain pasta (your favorite shape is fine).   Cook it, rinse […]

Fresh Figs with Yogurt and Honey

Fresh Figs with Yogurt and Honey This is one of our favorite summertime snacks.  Fresh figs usually hit the local supermarkets and farmer’s markets late in the summer.  One of my former personal training clients back in graduate school used to bring me fresh figs from the tree in his backyard- that was a treat! […]

Ginger Lime Tilapia with Fresh Pineapple Salsa

  Ginger Lime Tilapia with Fresh Pineapple Salsa Need a quick weeknight meal?  Try this easy Ginger Lime Tilapia with Fresh Pineapple Salsa.  Just sprinkle fresh lime juice, ground ginger, salt, and pepper over tilapia or another mild white fish and bake it in the oven.  While the fish bakes, sauteed yellow squash and zucchini […]