Healthy Eating Recipes
overnight oats January 02 2017Breakfast is known as the most important meal of the day, but too often lack of time leaves us scrambling for a quick, less-than-nutritious bite in the morning. Here is an easy, healthy breakfast that can be made a night in advance - Overnight Oats!
Beer Can Chicken April 28 2016Memorial Day is the start of BBQ season – time for food, folks and fun in the sun! A few years back, my cousin Litch introduced me to a succulent summertime creation called “Beer Can Chicken” and I’ve been hooked ever since. Amended slightly to include a do-it-yourself lower sodium spice mix, it’s a home run!
healthy recipe swaps March 27 2016April 1st is known as “All Fool’s Day”, a celebration of falsehood-fueled fun. But what’s no joke - healthy ingredient swaps that will trick your taste buds into thinking there are more calories, fats and sugars that there really are in your favorite recipes.
peanut butter cookies February 24 2016March 1st is “National Peanut Butter Lover’s Day”! For me, that’s every day… In celebration, here is a five-ingredient, easy peasy Peanut Butter Cookie recipe that you’ll go nuts for!
Grilled Salad January 19 2016
Nutrition-wise with chocolates and champagne as its mascots, Valentine’s Day is cited as the second least-healthy holiday on the calendar. Here’s a heart healthy recipe that will have your loved ones swooning – Grilled Hearts of Romaine with a Honey based dressing.
Healthy Recipe Green Beans October 29 2015Looking for a flavorful, and fun to make, vegetable dish for Thanksgiving? My mom and I made the Fresh Green Beans with Mustard Seeds and Cashews a few years back and enjoyed every minute. Learn our recipe and of our kitchen adventure.
Healthy Pancakes August 30 2015One of my favorite weeknight meals, both growing up and as a grown-up, is “Breakfast for Dinner”. Luckily, my ‘in-house chef’, Chris, has a delicious, dairy-free pancake recipe that I flip for every meal of the day!
No Mayo Tangy Tasty Potato Salad July 28 2015
Potato Salad is a staple at summer parties, but the usual mayonnaise-base does not sit well in the summer sun. Here is a No-Mayo, Tangy and Tasty Potato Salad that is best served warm - heart-healthy and nutrient-packed!
Grilled Fruit June 23 2015When I was little, we once visited my father’s cousin Bob in Maine. That night, he grilled everything - from burgers and chicken for dinner, to fruit for dessert! I didn’t appreciate his inventiveness then, but I do now. Here’s to you, Bob – grilled pineapple and grilled strawberries.
Healthy Recipes - Sleet April 16 2015
May 12 would have been my beloved grandmother’s 99th birthday and, boy, could my Sittoo cook! I’d like to share one of her favorite recipes: Sleet - a black-eyed-pea-and-kale combination that is chock-full of calcium, magnesium, iron, and when she made it, love.