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Mireya Merritt

Tempe, Arizona
My name is Mireya Merritt, but you can call me Mia. I’m a graduate of theCalifornia Culinary Academy in San Francisco, and alumni of Le CordonBleu. I was fortunate to grow up in California, the birth state of the NewCuisine movement, and I have connections to Spain where I enjoy its... Full Bio
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“Food Matters” and Popcorn by Mireya Merritt Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Food Matters Popcorn   Hey there. Today’s recipe, believe it or not…popcorn. I’ve joined a group of bloggers who are dedicating one post each week to a recipe ... Read on »
“Top 100 Food Blogs to Follow in 2013″ by Mireya Merritt Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Dear Readers, It’s my honor to announce that ”My Healthy Eating Habits” has been placed on the list of the “Top 100 Food Blogs to Follow in 2013,” a compilation by Cou ... Read on »
10 Good Reasons to Eliminate Sugar by Mireya Merritt Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking For many years, I was a sugar addict and the fact that I was an addict was easy to ignore. Doctors didn’t address the problem of sugar and how it can affect your health. T ... Read on »
10 Tips for Healthy Eating Habits by Mireya Merritt Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking It is easy to sum up 10 tips that I learned for healthy eating habits. I used some of the practices before I learned healthy eating habits, but not consistently. When I pu ... Read on »
10 Ways to Exercise While Sailing the Seven Seas by Mireya Merritt Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Breakaway Cruise – Photo Courtesy TheReasoner.com   This week I’m taking advantage of the Austin Gambino’s kind offer to write an informative guest article abo ... Read on »
5 Spice – Lower Sugar Zucchini Bread by Mireya Merritt Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking   OK, today I’ve go a special treat. It’s 5-spice – lower sugar zucchini bread. It’s delicious! Sometimes a person will have a special recipe that they hold a l ... Read on »
7 Health Benefits of Mint – my favorite is #6 by Mireya Merritt Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking   The other day as I was thinking of writing a post about tips for losing weight I came across a couple of articles about mint and decided to write about mint i ... Read on »
Almond Milk Ice-Cream Sandwiches by Mireya Merritt Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking       Last week after making a luscious orange cream sauce with cashew milk called “ Nothin’ Says Spring Better ‘n Berries ‘n Cream ,” I decided to pr ... Read on »
Anne-Sophie Pic – 50 Women Game Changers – #28 by Mireya Merritt Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Anne-Sophie Pic, photographed by Jeff Nalin, World Gourmet Summit   Anne-Sophie Pic is the subject the 50 Women Game Changers , week 28, who were outlined in G ... Read on »
Anti-oxidant Fruit Salad – 50 Women Game Changers – Nigella Lawson#44 by Mireya Merritt Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking   Anti-Oxidant Salad   If you’ve been following along with me, each week we’ve been learning about one of the “ 50 Women Game Changers ,” touted about on G ... Read on »
Apple Crisp – 50 Women Game Changers – Gael Greene #46 by Mireya Merritt Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Apple Crisp   It’s that time of the week for Gourmet Online’s “ 50 Women Game Changers .” Week #46 is dedicated to Gael Greene. So, who is Gael Greene? After r ... Read on »
Apple Tart with No-Roll Crust by Mireya Merritt Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Apple Tart with No-Roll Crust. It’s so good and so easy!   I’ve made a recipe for apple tart with no-roll crust, because it’s time again for Ina First Frida ... Read on »
Apricot Health Bars by Mireya Merritt Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Apricot Health Bars   My sister has been asking me for a while now to post a recipe for a tasty snack bar. This week our Power Food blog group begins to examin ... Read on »
Are You Getting Enough Magnesium? by Mireya Merritt Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking   So, I met a woman in Spain over the summer who told me she got rid of her symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis by taking magnesium supplements. ... Read on »
Arugula, Shrimp and Watermelon Salad by Mireya Merritt Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking   Ina Friday falls on the first Friday of the month when a group of bloggers come together to blog about one of Ina Garten recipes and make the food from the ... Read on »
Asparagus with Yogurt Dill Mustard Sauce by Mireya Merritt Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking   I’m enjoying the company of my son Gabriel before he leaves for his military assignment. It’s really nice having him around now for now. You see that kids i ... Read on »
Avocado Corn Summer Salad by Mireya Merritt Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking   Avocado Corn Salad   Without a doubt,  one of my favorite dishes to eat at this time of year is my Avocado Corn Summer Salad. If a season could taste,  i ... Read on »
Avocado Tzatziki- 50 Women Game Changers – Cat Cora #48 by Mireya Merritt Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Avocado Tzatziki   This week is #48 following Gourmet Online’s “ 50 Women Game Changers ” and it’s dedicated to Cat Cora, who gained visibility on the televisi ... Read on »
Baked Artichoke and Spinach Dip by Mireya Merritt Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Baked Artichoke and Spinach Dip This week kicks off the first post from the new blog group I put together with a few foodie friends. We’ll be blogging about 38 Pow ... Read on »
Baked Fusilli with Brussels Sprouts, Figs, and Blue Cheese by Mireya Merritt Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Baked Fusilli with Brussels Sprouts, Figs, and Blue Cheese   It’s great fun being part of a group that is dedicated to promoting healthy recipes and healthy ea ... Read on »