Lentil Salad

This week, I am pulling from the pantry and using whatever greens, seeds and produce are in my house. You know there is a bag of green lentils lurking around in your pantry – now you get to use them. Make a batch and keep them in the fridge all week to throw into a…

Spicy Wheatberry and Black Bean Chili

Each week, I am posting a healthy recipe to try while you have unlimited access to your kitchen. This one is taste, spicy and vegan. This zesty wheat berry black bean chili is based on a recipe from Eating Well author Cheryl Sternman Rule. This one has some substitute ingredients and serves 4-6 and it…

Ginger Miso Dressing

There are so many things to think about these days. All the wellness apps, podcasts and people on social media. A thread of good advice keeps going back to a few simple things. I have been exploring many avenues into good health, and have found that these four things seem to be the key to…

Waffles 2.0

We all may have more time on our hands. Working from home. Possibly kids at home. A friend who is in health care and working long hours. A neighbor or elderly parents to check in with and everyone’s hungry. These times need new navigation. Here is your moment to dive into big batch cooking and…

Lemon Ricotta Cakes

I was searching through past food pictures and this cake popped onto my screen. I almost forgot about this yummy recipe. Gluten-free, dense but light – I made it for an auction dinner a few years ago. The recipient needed a gluten-free dessert and I took a recipe for a large cake and modified it…

Jackfruit Nachos

I receive lots of questions on healthy options around any food-centered holiday or events. Since it is Super Bowl Sunday, I wanted to turn a classic snack sideways and have been wanting to experiment with jackfruit. Jackfruit has been around for a while and is in the tree fruit category with figs, mulberries, and bread…