Healthy Eating Recipes

vegan pudding February 28 2017

My husband loves ice cream… and I am allergic to dairy.  Jealous of his snacks, I am always looking for a creamy, sweet treat that mimics the look of the ice cream I wish I could share.  While on vacation in January, I finally found one – a dairy-free vanilla and cinnamon pudding that made Chris’ mouth water!

overnight oats January 02 2017

Breakfast 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 2016

Memorial 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 2016

April 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 2016

March 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!

Kale Chips December 30 2015

Looking for a healthy, tasty snack to serve during football playoff season?  Nutritionist and Professional Chef, Jennifer Iserloh, gave me a super recipe using a superfood – kale!  Her kale chip recipe is easy to make and virtually guilt-free to eat!

Healthy Pancakes August 30 2015

One 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!