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Summertime Salads

Summertime Salads

As a Registered Dietitian, Personal Trainer, lover of all things vegetable based, and a salad connoisseur, I am often asked, “Don’t you EVER get sick of salads?”  My answer is a firm NEVER , since they are so super versatile.  But I do love salads the most in the...

Super Bowl Swaps

Super Bowl Swaps

It’s almost game time!  Although you and/or your guests may enjoy and be looking forward to all the traditional football fare, you can try some of these tips to keep everyone healthy and happy! Crush it with Crudités Instead of a...

Chicken Bolognese

Chicken Bolognese

I make some version of this sauce at least once a week-it’s really pretty easy and quick.  Sometimes I use ground turkey, sometimes chicken and different veggies end up in the pot. Traditional Bolognese often has carrots, mushrooms, red wine, tomato paste, but I...

Cranberry Sauce with Pears

Cranberry Sauce with Pears

Yield: Serves 8 Ingredients 12 ounces fresh or frozen cranberries 2 medium pears, peeled, cored, and cut into 1/4-inch chunks 3/4 cup coconut sugar 1/2 cup water 3 tablespoons agave 2 tablespoons orange juice 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt Direction Combine cranberries,...

Baked Apple Recipe

Baked Apple Recipe

YIELD: Serves 8 INGREDIENTS 1 cup vegetable stock 1 cup quinoa 2 ounces olive oil 1 onion, chopped 6 stalks celery, diced 1 tablespoon fresh sage 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 2 tablespoons chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley ½ cup...

Wild Mushroom Gravy

Wild Mushroom Gravy

Try this sweet, healthy alternative to apple pie on Thanksgiving or any time during the year. 6 apples (choose your favorite variety!) 1/2 cup raisins and/or dried apricots 1/4 cup chopped walnuts OR pecans (or other nuts) 3/4 tsp grated orange zest 3/4 cup...

French Bread Pizza

French Bread Pizza

Prep Time: 5 minutes Cook Time: 30 minutes Total Time: 35 minutes Yield: 8 servings Ingredients: 1 tbsp. olive oil 1/2 c. chopped onion 1 tsp. dried thyme 1/4 tsp. salt 8 oz. oyster mushrooms, sliced 1/4 c. dry sherry 3 c. mushroom stock 1 1/2 tbsp. almond flour (or...

Spinach Berry Salad

Spinach Berry Salad

Here we go again!  The long, hot, lazy days of summer are coming to an end, and that means back to class, routine, crazy schedules, sports, carpool, and...packing countless lunches and snacks for school.  I must admit that I did NOT miss this prep work these...

Homemade Cauliflower Pizza

Homemade Cauliflower Pizza

It’s FINALLY Summertime!  Memorial Day Weekend is here. Let the summer BBQs begin!  This year I would love to help you think of all the healthy options that can be part of your party or family meals all season long. This is THE time of year to take advantage...

Roasted Lime Asparagus

Roasted Lime Asparagus

Ingredients 1 cup cauliflower rice, cooked  1/2 cup grated Parmesan Cheese 1 egg 1 tsp Italian seasoning 1/2 tsp fresh garlic (or use garlic powder- I use a small sprinkle only.) 1/2 cup Rao’s Marinara sauce  1/2 cup part-skim shredded mozzarella cheese...

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