Superbowl Casserole

Ready for the big game on Sunday? Here’s a quick and easy recipe that will have your Superbowl fans begging for more. Ingredients 1 cup gluten-free vegetable broth 1 Roma tomato, sliced 1 cup organic tomato sauce 1 large sweet onion, finely diced 2 scallions, finely chopped 1/4 cup sliced black olives 1 tsp. chili … Continued

‘Chicky’ Chicken Fingers with Honey Mustard Dipping Sauce

Here’s a great recipe for some guilt-less chicken fingers for all of you chicks watching your figures! Ingredients 4 boneless chicken breasts 1/2 cup oat bran 1/2 cup wheat germ 2 Tbsp. ground flaxseeds 1/4 cup ground macadamia nuts 1 egg white, lightly whisked 3/4 cup low sodium vegetable broth Dash of cumin 2 Tbsp. … Continued

Get Those Kids Cookin’…

Ever wonder how to get your kids involved in the kitchen? Here are a few tips that I offer to my clients…whether you have young children, nieces, nephews, neighbors, family or friends…these tips are sure to get your little ones active and entertained in the kitchen. Cucumber Caterpillar: Slices of cucumber held together with natural … Continued

Spicy Yogurt Chicken

Continuing on with my Stonyfield yogurt recipes, last night I created a delectable yogurt chicken dish that incorporates a vast array of spices and herbs such as cloves and coriander. This is a wonderful dish to warm you up on a chilly December evening. Ingredients 2 small onions 4 garlic cloves, finely minced 1 tsp. … Continued

Spicy Bean Cacao Chili

Now, this is what I call ‘Delicioso’.. talk about a sweet n’ savory winter meal. This hearty chili packs in powerful antioxidants from the raw honey and cacao nibs and a dose of protein from the  beans and pumpkin seeds.  Try this tasty chili tonight for a cozy way to warm up your weekend. Ingredients … Continued

Cranberry Butternut Squash Soup

O, the excitement of my new kitchen continues…I’ve been busy whipping up hearty harvest recipes this week and last night I created a savory butternut squash soup with an extra kick of fresh cranberries from the local market. This tasty winter squash is quite similar to a pumpkin, yet it has more of a nutty, … Continued

Cilantro Pesto with Pine Nuts

Call me crazy but I decided to create a pesto using cilantro last night.  I  recently purchased a beautiful, fresh bushel of cilantro at the farmers market and I couldn’t stand to see it wilt away in my tiny fridge.  Cilantro is by far my favorite fresh herb (although there is a close tie with … Continued

Chilled Gazpacho Chili

This is a great dish for a warm August evening such as tonight…the next time you’re in the mood for the intense flavor and hearty taste of a chili but with a light, cool taste…be sure to whip up this refreshing gazpacho chili. Ingredients Protein of choice (Ground Turkey, Chicken, Bison, Tofu, Tempeh, Seitan, etc.) … Continued

Savory Parsnip Bulgur Pilaf

This savory bulgur is hearty enough for a side dish and pairs well with chicken, tofu or fish.  The summertime is a great excuse to add a touch of anti-oxidant rich garden herbs such as fresh mint and basil…Each bite is sure to lend a surprise to your taste buds.  You can easily enjoy this … Continued

Roasted Cumin Chickpeas

Here is an easy recipe that is sure to please your taste buds.  These roasted chickpeas pair well as a side dish for any summertime BBQ…give them a try and opt for roasted chickpeas as your side dish tonight instead of baked beans! This recipe also works wonders atop salad greens and as a ‘go-to-snack’ … Continued