Healthy & Whole Foods

Creamy Cannellini Dip

December 6, 2016

Kick those mayonnaise-based dips to the curb this holiday season and serve my delicious Creamy Cannellini Dip for your get-togethers and parties.

Pumpkin Spice Pancakes

November 21, 2016

These spiced pumpkin pancakes are full of seasonal flavor and packed with while grains to keep you going all morning long. Serve with a drizzle of maple syrup and uncured bacon.

Asparagus Caesar Salad

March 11, 2016

Stalk up on asparagus this spring and give this Asparagus Caesar Salad a try for either lunch or dinner.

Grilled Mediterranean Rocket Salad With Capers

January 7, 2016

Pair this delicious rocket salad with grilled salmon and you’ll have an elegant meal in less than 30 minutes.

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 or curry with whole grain bulgur. 

Carrot, Apple & Beet Smoothie

August 1, 2013

Beet SmoothieCarrot, 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 Large Peeled & Chopped Carrots

1 Cored & Sliced Granny Smith Apple

2 Peeled & Chopped Beets

1 Cup Ice Cubes

1 Cup Cranberry Juice

In a blender or food processor, combine the carrots, apple slices, beets, ice cubes and cranberry juice.  Pulse until smooth.  Pour your delicious smoothie into tall glasses and serve immediately.  Serves 2

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