Healthy & Whole Foods

Cajun Bean Dip

December 26, 2015

Try this great party dip to satisfy everyone, including those who are looking for healthy alternatives.

Bell Pepper Nachos

October 7, 2015

Nachos are one of my all-time favorite things to eat. Whether you’re in need of a quick meal, snack, or a healthy game day splurge you won’t be disappointed with these delicious Bell Pepper Nachos.

Grilled Eggplant

September 3, 2015

I adore eating eggplant any old way. This holiday weekend throw a few on the grill to go with whatever it is that you’re preparing. Remember, if you don’t have a grill then a grill pan on the stove works quite well.

Sweet Potato & Lentil Stew

January 7, 2015

Saw goodbye to stretch pants December and get on board with healthy January! This stew is chocked full of goodness. Those meat-eaters won’t even notice that this dish is strictly vegetarian. 

Basic Bulgur

January 3, 2015

Even though bulgur wheat is most commonly found in tabouli salad, you can use it just like rice or couscous, or any other whole grain, such as barley or quinoa. Bulgur has a pleasant nutty flavor and takes only minutes to prepare. Instead of rice, try pairing your favorite stir-fry...

Carrot, Apple & Beet Smoothie

August 1, 2013

Carrot, Apple & Beet Smoothie Sometimes I’m in the mood for a smoothie, but I want to make it healthy.  You can prepare your own wholesome smoothie with the push of a button.  Homemade smoothies can be just as quick as store bought ones and a lot healthier. INGREDIENTS 2...

Greek Style Eggplant Dip

July 11, 2013

Greek Style Eggplant Dip This dip is super healthy and goes perfectly with raw vegetables, crackers or whole grain pita wedges. INGREDIENTS 1 Large Eggplant 3 Thinly Sliced Garlic Cloves 14 Ounces Silken Tofu 3 Tablespoons Fresh Lemon Juice 1/2 Teaspoon Kosher Salt Preheat your oven to 350º F.  Line...

Edamame & Black Bean Salad

June 5, 2013

Edamame & Black Bean Salad A nice summer salad indeed! INGREDIENTS 1 Cup Edamame 1 Cup Black Beans 1/2 Cup Corn 1/2 Cup Diced Zucchini (Yellow or Green) 1/2 Cup Diced Fennel 1/4 Cup Chopped Green Onions 1/4 Cup Chopped Fresh Dill 1/4 Cup Cider Vinegar 1/4 Cup Fresh Lemon...

Asparagus With Toasted Almonds

May 23, 2013

Asparagus With Toasted Almonds Barbeque season is officially here although I fire up the barbeque all year round.  While you’re thinking about all of those delicious main dishes that you’re going to make this weekend don’t forget the sides.  Here is a great side dish that even makes a nice...

Stuffed Eggplant

May 17, 2013

Stuffed Eggplant Also called aubergine eggplant is a member of the nightshade family and a native of SE Asia.  Eggplants are very versatile and vary in color from a yellowish-white to deep purple.  Stuffed Eggplant is fairly easy to cook and a great alternative to a meat course. INGREDIENTS 2...

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