Category Archives: Healthy Eats

Nutritious & Delicious

Green Bean Un-Casserole

Green Bean Un-Casserole

Healthy and satisfying replacement to the traditional casserole.
I've never been a fan of the gelatinous goop with deep-fried onions on top -  also known as the traditional green bean casserole served on Thanksgiving. I love green beans. A lot. And I don't … Continue Reading ››

Protein Bars with Pumpkin Spice

Protein Bars with Pumpkin Spice

I love the flavors of Fall like pumpkin spice and always try to think of new and fun ways of incorporating them into our daily meals. This little gem of a protein bar fits the bill and gives us a boost of … Continue Reading ››

Roasted Chicken and Roots with Apricot

Roasted chicken always makes me think of Sunday dinner. Here's a simple recipe packed full of vitamins and minerals. The apricots add a nice variation on an old classic! Get creative. If you aren't an apricot fan then leave them out and add some fresh rosemary and thyme to the mix. There are no rules! Just … Continue Reading ››

Puree of White Bean and Celery Root Soup

What's Celery Root?

Celery root is NOT the bottom of celery stalks! It's a type of celery, grown as a root vegetable, about the size of a large potato (but uglier! - see photo). Celery root is rich in potassium, which can help normalize blood pressure and … Continue Reading ››

Spicy Sweet Potatoes

Sweet potatoes rock!

They are powerhouses when it comes to flavor and nutrients. Sweet potatoes are naturally sweet-tasting but their natural sugars are slowly released into the bloodstream, helping to ensure a balanced and regular source of energy, without the blood sugar spikes linked to fatigue and weight gain. Sweet potatoes also help support your immune systemContinue Reading ››

Root Vegetables

Get Grounded and Relaxed with Root Vegetables

It’s no wonder we think of golden yellow and warm orange when we think of Autumn – and not just because of the changing of the leaves. These are also the colors of some of the season’s healthiest vegetables – providing a great alternative to traditional (sauce-and-cheese) comfort foods! … Continue Reading ››

Difference between CACOA and COCOA

Cacao is a bean from cacao plant. The scientific name of cacao is Theobroma cacao. Cacao pods are large in size, which grow from the Cacoa Plantlimbs and trunk of the tree and the beans are seen inside the pods. When the pods are in the … Continue Reading ››

Cilantro Coconut Quinoa Seafood Stew

Soup season is right around the corner! I love to make soups because I can pack in lots of nutrients and have leftovers. My motto is cook once and eat twice. This recipe fits the bill!

Cilantro Coconut Quinoa Seafood Stew

Ingredients: • 1 pound seafood, such as salmon and/or shrimp (peeled and deveined). • 1 cup of cooked … Continue Reading ››

Eat Your Way to Youthful Skin

As we age, eating foods that help boost our body's production of collagen retains our vibrant glow. This recipe does just that. The salmon is rich in Omega-3 fatty acids that help promote plumper skin,  while the red and orange veggies help us fight the free radicals and enzymes that break down our dwindling collagen … Continue Reading ››

Good Vibrations

How does food affect your mood?

Did you know that food has vibrations that allow it to create change in our bodies on a cellular level? Food that is alive and from the earth will energize and invigorate you, while processed, pre-packaged, dead food will leave you feeling lethargic and uninspired, like a light that has … Continue Reading ››