Recipe: Brussels Sprouts Two Ways

If you haven’t noticed yet, we’re on a mission. We’re on a mission to show you how food that’s good for you can taste good.Consider the humble Brussels sprout....more
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Green Smoothies 101

Green Smoothies are easy to make and super healthy!Whether you call it a smoothie, whole foods juice, or green monster, it's a delicious way to get in vitamins, minerals, and many servings of fruits and veggies. Especially if you're trying to eat cleaner or less processed food - it's like a healthy reset button for your taste buds....more

Celebrate Pi Day with Apple and Toffee-Peanut Hand Pies

We have a small obsession with pi and pie in our house. My son has been fascinated with the number pi for as long as I can remember. Few things in life are forever. I think the fact that this number goes on forever in some ways offers him an unmet challenge to memorize as many of the numbers as he can. Last year on a family vacation he memorized pi to fifty numbers, past the 3.14 most of us know. Ask him today and he will still be able to recite them back to you. ...more

Vanilla yogurt with dried blueberries and sweetened coconut

Serves 3Ingredients3 cups of vanilla yogurt3 strawberries3 tablespoons dried blueberries3 tablespoons sweetened coconut3 slices sourdough bread3 teaspoons hazelnut spreadInstructions...more

Cranberry and Toasted Pecan Bread with a Citrus Glaze

This Friday, February 1st is the 10th annual Wear Red Day, a national campaign raising awareness on the leading killer of women: heart disease. Thankfully women have started to realize that heart disease is a serious health issue not just affecting men. The cool thing is, each of us can make lifestyle choices that can positively impact our destiny....more

Healthy Greek Yogurt Ranch Dressing

I was watching Bethenny Frankel on Bravo (oops) and in this particular episode, she was talking to the people who worked for her and how they landed their jobs. This one girl said something like, “and just a few months ago, my friends and I were cooking your recipes, and now here I am.” Wait, what? Oh right, she was a cook before all the reality shows. I was curious to see the recipes she was creating so I looked her up online and started perusing. Although most of her recipes aren’t my style, this healthy ranch dressing caught my eye....more
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Black Bean Burritos with Creamy Chipotle Sauce

Black Bean Burritos with Creamy Chipotle Sauce Gluten-Free and Vegetarian Serves 2 Ingredients 4 corn tortillas 1/2 cup Greek yogurt or dairy-free yogurt 1/2 cup pureed pumpkin 1/2 tsp. chili powder 1 cup Lima beans 1/4 cup fresh curly parsley, chopped 1 1/2 cups black beans, cooked 1 cup wild rice, cooked 1 ripe avocado, peeled, pitted and mashed 1 plum tomato, finely chopped 2 Tbsp. nutritional yeast 1/3 tsp. sea salt 1/4 tsp....more

Garlic Girl's Indian Spiced Chickpeas and Coconut Rice In the last few years I've become more and more enthused with spices and curries from different parts of the world. Of course I didn't grow up with Indian spices or curries (more like garlic and basil), but I'm definitely beginning to discover which flavors and combination of spices appeal to me the most. Today I prepared garbanzo beans with the intention of making hummus, but decided I would split it up and also make something warm and s...more