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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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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 »
Steelhead Trout with Turkey Bacon and Rosemary by Mireya Merritt Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Steelhead Trout with Turkey Bacon and Rosemary   This week while researching rainbow trout for the 38 Power Foods blog group, I realized that some grocers and ... Read on »
Yogurt is a Winning Healthy Food Choice. by Mireya Merritt Facebook 1 Comment Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Homemade Yogurt   Yogurt is a winning healthy food choice, and it’s one dairy product I eat knowing it’s doing my body good. It’s the topic of this week’s 38 p ... Read on »
Secret Ingredient Mushroom Soufflé by Mireya Merritt Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Secret Ingredient Mushroom Soufflé I’ve been waiting patiently for this week’s edible item to come up in our 38 Power Foods blog group. The simple and unassuming e ... Read on »
Roasted Vegetables with Pepitas and Minted Curry Yogurt Sauce by Mireya Merritt Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Roasted Vegetables with Pepitas   Have you ever heard of “pepitas”? In Spanish that means –little seeds. I’ve seen them called for in recipes, but I didn’t kno ... Read on »
Cocoa Granola with Flax and Other Goodies: a Power Breakfast by Mireya Merritt Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Cocoa Granola   People have found uses for the flax plant for hundreds of thousands of years. The plant fiber has been used to produce linen, twine, and rope. ... Read on »
Homemade Walnut Butter and 38 Power Foods by Mireya Merritt Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Homemade Walnut Butter   It has been clear for some time now that walnuts are great for you. All my favorite doctors (Dr. Andrew Weil, Dr. Dean Ornish, and Dr. ... Read on »
Turkey Pâté with Mushrooms and Pistachios by Mireya Merritt Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking   Turkey Pâté with Mushrooms and Pistachios   Hi again. The 38 power foods blog group that I am a part of has been writing and cooking each week about a pa ... Read on »
Sweet Almond Biscotti with Chocolate Chips by Mireya Merritt Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Sweet Almond Biscotti with Chocolate Chips   Sweet Almond Biscotti with Chocolate Chips When it comes to food, what is your ideal smell of something heaven ... 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 »