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Category: Recipes

Kale and Mushrooms with Truffle Oil

March 19, 2014

Oh the Joys of Kale! There are so many ways to prepare it, all delicious and nutritious. This one is easy and can be eaten alone or combined with a whole host of ingredients to create a balanced meal. Try adding in beans and enjoy, add to brown rice pasta and enjoy, scramble with some

Spicy Sweet Potato Fries

February 25, 2014

Sweet potatoes are the perfect compliment to any meal. They have a myriad of health benefits including their high fiber content that will help to fill you up and keep you regular! They are high in vitamin A, beta carotene, and vitamin C, they also contain iron (great if you are a veg) and magnesium

Colorful Roasted Potatoes with Fresh Herbs

February 5, 2014

This recipe is beyond easy! Total prep time is 5-10 minutes depending on your knife skills and the cook time is one hour. What I love is it highlights the bounty of the season. These blue potatoes and sweet potatoes with fresh herbs are delicious enough to eat alone or can be served as the

Baby It’s Cold Outside- Peanut Butter Hot Chocolate

January 22, 2014

Oh baby! It’s cold outside! It’s been snowing like crazy here in New York and very cold so I wanted something totally delicious to warm me up, quench my sweet tooth, and make me happy. I came up with this 3 ingredient treat from the items I already had on hand (who wants to go

Recipes from a Polish Mama-Beet Salad

December 17, 2013

Polish Beet Salad Ingredients: 8 medium sized beets 1 medium white onion Sea salt to taste approximately 2 teaspoons depending on how salty you like it and how sweet the beets are Balsamic vinegar to taste (approx 3-4 tablespoons) 1 teaspoon olive oil Wash beets then place in a pot and cover with water Bring

Creamy Roasted Butternut Squash and Sweet Potato Soup

November 19, 2013

This is a delicious, seasonal recipe perfect for you as the weather changes. It is a wonderful food to eat if you are dealing with sweet cravings since the squash and sweet potato are naturally sweet and will satisfy your body’s taste needs without breaking your sugar bank. If you are feeling flighty, stressed or

Chocolate Chip Almond Butter Apple

October 31, 2013

Chocolate Chip Almond Butter Apple Ingredients Apple Grain Sweetened Chocolate Chips or Carob Chocolate Chips (for a nice vegan alternative) Raw Almond Butter With a spoon spread the almond butter over the side of the apple Place the chocolate chips onto the almond butter in any formation that you like Take a bite and enjoy!

Coconut and Cashew Stuffed Dates

October 31, 2013

Coconut and Cashew Stuffed Dates Ingredients 8 dates Handful of Cashews Handful of Coconut shavings Dash of Cinnamon Dash of Vanilla Extract Honey Remove pits from dates Combine coconut shavings, cashews, cinnamon, and vanilla extract in a food processor Blend ingredients together to make a paste Stuff the center of the dates with the paste

Toasted Pumpkin Seeds

October 31, 2013

Toasted Pumpkin Seeds Ingredients Raw (preferably freshly scooped) pumpkin seeds Drizzle of Tamari Herbs: Basil, Chives, Parsley Spices: Pinch of red pepper flakes 1-2 tablespoons of olive oil  Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit While carving a pumpkin, separate the seeds from the pumpkin and place them into a fine mesh strainer Rinse the seeds

Healthy(er) Halloween Indulgences

October 31, 2013

It’s that time of year again, Halloween or as I like to call it, sugar shock time. I love a good candy bar as much as the next person but have come to dislike the way I feel after eating the typical Halloween treats. I’ve had clients and friends ask me for some healthier options