Monhegan is not complete without lobster

Several years ago, when I was just transitioning into the health and wellness field, I did a few cooking demonstrations. Today, one of my clients emailed asking for a recipe from one of those demonstrations. I pulled out the handout to share the recipe and was inspired to share it broader. This handout had been…

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…

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…

Delicata Squash Lasagna

Delicata Squash Lasagna Lots of veggies is the key to this comfort food, perfect for fall. It can be made gluten free or with fresh pasta lasagna sheets. INGREDIENTS: 2 lb. delicata squash, cut in half and seeds removed, thinly sliced on a mandolin or food processor if available or very carefully with a knife…

Omega-3 Energy Bombs

Omega-3 Energy Bombs These cookies are great for taking on the trail, having on hand for a healthy kids treat or adult afternoon snack. They are packed full of omega-3 fats from a variety of nuts and seeds. They are also gluten free, relatively low in sugar and vegan. Add dried fruit for a little…

Green Goddess Cheese Spread

A few weeks ago I posted Better than Wheat Thins Cracker with the promise of posting this cheese spread recipe to go with it. I was remiss in keeping that promise but luckily for you, I have wonderful followers that are kind enough to remind me. For your next social gathering or for a healthy…