Top 10 Healthy Holiday Foods

Gathering with friends and family is the most important part of the holidays, but a very close second is the food that is enjoyed when we gather. My family has a long tradition of getting together, making and eating food, and then playing cards, watching old movies, taking walks, basically just spending time together and…

Tangy Thai Mixed Nuts

This fabulous curried nut mix combines toasted pecans with peanuts, cashews, coconut flakes and lemongrass. Source: Tangy Thai Mixed Nuts Perfect for your next holiday gathering or to have on hand when you are scuttling from event to event. Keep the hunger pains at bay with healthy fats and protein. Ready to reclaim your body…

White Bean Brownies with Chocolate Ganache

Beans are an important part of a healthy diet, they are rich in: Protein Dietary Fiber Carbohydrate B Vitamins Folate Thiamin Trace Minerals Manganese Phosphorous Copper Magnesium Potassium Many people and especially children do not care for the taste or texture of beans. As I develop recipes for my blog, I seek out recipes that…

Beet Red Velvet Cupcakes

I have a major sweet-tooth! I do two thing to keep my sweet-tooth from taking over and driving me toward sweet foods all day long I sugar detox every season I eat a little sweet treat every day Sign up for my newsletter to get a free copy of my 10-Day Sugar Detox. When it…

Basic Bone Broth (Stock)

Bone broth or stock, ┬ácontains anti-inflammatory properties, immune system building compounds and helps prevent bone loss. Once you have your bone broth you can make a variety of dishes including, pot pies, stews, hearty soups, shepherd’s pie, reduced glazes and sauces. Bone Broth Nutrition: calcium phosphorous magnesium potassium amino acids: glycine and proline glucosamine gelatin…

Zucchini Potato Cakes

Zucchini Potato Cakes By Radek Dudek and Tara Hire Makes 5-8 pancakes 5 medium size red potatoes, grated 2 cups grated zucchini 1 medium onion, finely diced 2 cloves garlic, minced 1/4 cup vegetable oil Heat vegetable oil over high heat in medium pan. Toss all of the ingredients together in a bowl and add…

Zucchini Pie

Zucchini Pie 1 cup grated zucchini 2 eggs 1 cup milk or heavy cream 1 cup grated Parmesan cheese 1 cup herbed croutons, home made or store bought 1/8 tsp. red pepper flakes 1/8 tsp. fresh ground nutmeg Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Whisk together milk and eggs in a bowl. Add the rest of…

Zucchini-Cauliflower Pizza Crust

Zucchini-Cauliflower Pizza Crust 1 head cauliflower, steamed and chopped in food processor 1 cup grated zucchini 1 tsp. Italian seasoning 1/2 tsp. garlic powder 2 eggs Place the grated zucchini and cooked cauliflower in a towel and wring all of the excess water out. Whisk eggs in a bowl. Add all other ingredients and blend…

6 Recipes for Whale Zucchinis

Whale Zucchinis You know the type, the zucchini that overnight blow up into the size of a whale. Now, what to do with the enormous beast? Some people actually throw out this hearty veg., but not us, there is little wasted at the Monhegan Wellness facilities. The Whale Zucchini is best grated or thinly sliced…