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…

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…

Carrot and Coconut Soup

I can not take any credit for the recipe below. When I find something so delicious, healthy and dare I say, medicinal, I have to share it. I first made this soup for my favorite ladies in a volunteer group I belong to and support here in Cincinnati. Shout out to Kindervelt! We support many…

Greens & Quinoa Salad with Fennel, Oranges and Avocado

Happy New Year! Ring in 2020 with this healthy, delicious salad. It has everything you need to start out the day, and is filled with greens, quinoa, fennel, cara cara oranges, dried apricots, pistachios and avocados. I finished it with an apple cider vinaigrette. This salad is a meal. I took it to a New…

Salted Petite Potatoes

I keep seeing posts and recipes for these yummy potatoes and have been wanting to try them. I had some this past week and decided it’s time to make some and come up with a few dipping sauces. So easy and delicious. A crowd pleaser to put out for guests as an appetizer. They make…