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Wild Rice with Turkey

Wild Rice with Turkey


  • 2 tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 onion, peeled and diced
  • 2 celery stalks, diced
  • 1 green apple, cored and diced
  • 12 ounces, smoked turkey breast (not deli slices, whole breast)
  • 1 tbsp. fresh thyme
  • 2 tbsp. parsley, minced
  • Sea Salt
  • 1 cup mixed wild rice (wehani, long grain, black rice, etc.
  • 2 cups chicken stock


  1. In a frying pan, saute onion in olive oil for 2-3 minutes
  2. Add cremini mushrooms and cook 1-2 minutes, until tender-crisp
  3. Add celery, green apple, smoked turkey, thyme, parsley, plus a couple pinches of sea salt. Cook 3-5 minutes.
  4. Add rice and stock and bring all ingredients to a boil. Add a pinch of sea salt (if desired), lower flame and simmer for 35-40 minutes.
Herbed Chicken Salad

Herbed Chicken Salad


  • 16 ounces grilled chicken
  • 4-5 stalks celery, diced
  • 1/2 cup fresh cilantro, minced
  • 2 tbsp. fresh parsley, minced
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup champagne or white wine vinegar (or to taste)
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • Black Pepper to taste
  • 1 head red leaf lettuce, or other lettuce


  1. Put cubed cooked chicken in a mixing bowl with a diced celery
  2. In a food processor combine cilantro, parsley, olive oil, vinegar, sea salt and black pepper
  3. Combine cilantro mixture with the chicken or tempeh
  4. Separate lettuce leaves and put a dollop of herbed chicken inside each lettuce leaf
Quinoa Tabouli

Quinoa Tabouli


  • 1 cup quinoa, rinsed
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 cucumber, peeled and diced
  • 1 small tomato, deseeded anddiced
  • 5-6 scallions, chopped
  • 1/2 cup parsley, chopped
  • 1/4 cup mint, chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, peeled and chopped
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 tbsp. sea salt


  1. In a medium sized pot, bring quinoa and water to a boil
  2. Cover, reduce flame to simmer and cook for 10-12 minutes
  3. In a bowl, combine diced cucumber, tomato, and cooked quinoa
  4. Put scallions, parsley, mint, garlic, lemon juice, olive oil and sea salt in food processor and pulse for 2-3 minutes
  5. Mix dressing into salad

Fed Up with Andrea Beaman

Fed Up
Monday—Fridays: 3pm

Old habits die hard, especially when it comes to a bad diet. Be glad to know that Top Chef alum Andrea Beaman is just as you are. Andrea, a natural foods chef, shares how to break those unhealthy eating routines, shed pounds and boost energy with delicious and easy-to-make meals that will transform your life for the better.

WMCN 44 Programming


  • Rocks Your Yoga: M-F @ 6am


  • Fed Up: M-F @ 11am
  • Under the Sun: M-F @ 12n
  • What Would Julienna Do?: M-F @ 12n
  • Naturally Delicious: M-F @ 3:30pm
  • The Sweet Truth: M-F @ 4pm
  • Chasing the Yum: M-F @ 4:30pm


  • Dawn: M-F @ 10:30am
  • Aqua Kids: M @ 7a
  • Biz Kids: F @ 7a


  • Bridezillas: M-F @ 5pm
  • OK TV: M-F @ 6pm
  • Community: M-F @ 6:30pm & 7:30pm
  • Til Death: M-F @ 9:30am, Satuday 5:30pm & 6pm
  • Dog The Bounty Hunter: Sunday 12n & 12:30pm
  • Roseanne: M-F 4am, 4:30am


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