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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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Ina Friday and Sautéed Cabbage with Marcona Almonds by Mireya Merritt Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Follow my blog with Bloglovin It’s Thursday now as I begin this post and my ears are anticipating the joyful shout of many 9 to fivers as their day winds to an end, ... Read on »
The TLT Sandwich is a Remake of the BLT… and it’s Not Turkey! by Mireya Merritt Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking A TLT Sandwich   The TLT is a remake of the BLT…, and that’s not turkey! Last week I ate at the True Food Kitchen , the healthy food restaurant based on Dr. An ... Read on »
Dutch Oven Vegan Paella by Mireya Merritt Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Dutch Oven Vegan Paella   Some people may wonder how vegan paella could be flavorful without the addition of shellfish or meats. Believe me, it’s very tasty wi ... Read on »
The Kallari Chocolate Story and Kickstarter by Mireya Merritt Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Kallari Chocolate   Not long after getting home from my summer vacation I received a package in the mail which contained three organic chocolate bars from the ... Read on »
Soft Scrambled Eggs with Mushrooms and Herbs by Mireya Merritt Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Soft Scrambled Eggs with Mushrooms and Herbs   Ina Friday was last week, and being that I was somewhere over the Atlantic Ocean on my way home from Spain, 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 »
Enjoy Healthy Eating in Barcelona! by Mireya Merritt Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking   Curtesy SheKnows.com   Good food, great weather and interesting cultural visits made last weekend in Barcelona more than memorable. Travel writer, Angie ... Read on »
Chickpea Salad: Tapa or Starter? by Mireya Merritt Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking     The other day I went back to Boche, the new neighborhood tapa bar here in León, Spain. The waiter took our order and recited from the semi-long list o ... Read on »
Spanish Recipes Compilation – Summer 2013 by Mireya Merritt Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Where does the time go? Just yesterday I was sorting clothes, washing them and ironing them after our summer in Spain and now I am sorting, washing and ironing back in Spa ... Read on »
My Favorite Yoga App by Mireya Merritt Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking For iPhone   I have a new app for my iPad and I know that some of you who want to stay strong and healthy will thank me for telling you about it. The app’s nam ... Read on »
Grilled Lamb Chops with Yogurt Mint Sauce by Mireya Merritt Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Grilled Lamb with Yogurt Mint Sauce and Cous Cous   It’s Ina Garten Friday and I’ve cooked up her recipe for grilled lamb chops with yogurt mint sauce, served ... Read on »
Okonomiyaki a la Española by Mireya Merritt Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Okonomiyaki a la Española   Okonomiyaki a la Española One of my favorite blogs, written by Deb Perelman, is Smitten Kitchen . Her conversation is perky, ... Read on »
How to Create Healthy Habits by Mireya Merritt Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Photo Courtesy BCConnections Have you ever wondered how to develop healthy habits? Maybe you’ve thought about changing your eating or exercise habits for the bette ... Read on »
No-Knead Whole Wheat Bread – The Video is Here! by Mireya Merritt Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking The most popular blog entry on My Healthy Eating Habits is my post about no-knead bread whole wheat bread . I developed a recipe based on Jim Lahey’s technique from his bo ... Read on »
Middle Eastern Vegetable Salad – Ina Garten First Friday by Mireya Merritt Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Middle Eastern Vegetable Salad   One book that I can recommend to people who like great taste without complications, is Ina Garten’s Barefoot Contessa how easy ... Read on »
Making Healthy Food Choices for Rheumatoid Arthritis and Lupus by Mireya Merritt Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Make Healthy Food Choices Recently, I got a call from my niece, Heather, who just learned that the overwhelming fatigue she feels, the butterfly mark on her face, ... Read on »
How to Keep Healthy Eating Habits on Vacation by Mireya Merritt Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking This is a guest post by Cole Millen. After working so hard to eat right and to exercise, some people may feel anxious about how to keep healthy eating habits on ... Read on »
Tofu Pumpkin Pie with Yogurt Topping by Mireya Merritt Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Tofu Pumpkin Pie with Yogurt Topping   Did you know that April is Soy foods month? I didn’t know this until just recently. The Soy Association of North America ... Read on »
Chicken Sausage Stuffed Mushrooms by Mireya Merritt Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking   Hey there. It’s Ina Garten Friday, which means that the members in this blog group will be making and posting one of her recipes, or making a food item inspi ... Read on »
Wild Salmon with Pesto Wrapped in Filo by Mireya Merritt Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Salmon with Pesto Wrapped in Filo   Last night a documentary called The River of No Return was on Nature , a PBS presentation. A wolf biologist named Isaac Ba ... Read on »