‘Blackened’ Mahi-Mahi with Cherry Spelt Asparagus

Last night I purchased Mahi-Mahi at my local fish market and created a deliciously ‘Blackened’ dish…yes, the smoke alarm surely went off and my tiny Manhattan apt was surely smokin’, hehe, but it was worth it…succulent and spicy…just the way I like it. I opted to create my ‘Blackened’ rub by reaching for my magnetic … Continued

Gluten-Free Chicken Noodle Soup

There’s nothing like a bowl of chicken noodle soup on a chilly February evening.  Last night I created a delicious gluten-free, dairy-free chicken n’ buckwheat noodle soup that warmed me up from the Manhattan chill. I tossed in some navy beans and my favorite dinosaur kale along with mushrooms and ginger for an exceptionally delectable … Continued

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

Homemade Ketchup

Here is a fabulous recipe that I use to top my bean burgers and use as a dip with my veggie fries…this ketchup is a health alternative to the store bought, processed ketchup brands that are full of sodium, additives and HFCS! Ingredients 1 pint cherry tomatoes, halved 1 cup sun-dried tomatoes 1/2 small shallot … Continued

Sunflower Seed Oat Balls

Plant some new seeds into your diet and reap the health benefits.  If you are looking for an alternative to your ordinary bean and nut balls or perhaps looking for a way to get more nutrients in your diet, take a glance down the ‘seed’ aisle of your local market.  Unlike nuts, seeds are not … Continued

Healthy 'Fried' Green Tomatoes

Do you remember this movie? What a great film this was….after watching it as a child, I wanted to make fried green tomatoes everyday!  Now that I’m a bit older and wiser, I’ve shaped up my recipe and re-vamped it to coincide with my healthy lifestyle. Ingredients 6 large green tomatoes, cut into 1/4” slices … 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

White Bean, Spinach and Tomato Risotto

 This is such a fabulous recipe.  I often recommend it to my clients as as a dinner, and again for lunch left-overs the next day! If you’re simply just looking for a side dish–this recipe can easily be paired with a protein source such as Fish, Chicken and Turkey for a well-rounded, healthy meal!   Ingredients 1 cup cooked risotto … Continued