Warm Broccoli, Spinach, & Avocado Salad

Greens, glorious greens! This warm broccoli, spinach, and avocado salad is ideal as a side with grilled chicken or fish, or as a stand-alone lunch. Gently steamed broccoli and spinach are paired with creamy avocado, and topped with a honey, peanut, and thyme dressing. Some sliced raw radishes add extra crunch. Not only is it … More Warm Broccoli, Spinach, & Avocado Salad

Poached Pears

Pear Moves West It is believed that the pear originated in Asia and gradually made its way to The Old World–Europe and Africa. As the pear reached Europe, it was widely accepted as a delicacy. Interestingly, it was also accepted as the fruit of choice for masterpiece artists’ painting still life scenes, due to its … More Poached Pears

Zucchini Linguine with Basil Pesto & Bacon

Low-carb dinner for pasta lovers This quick and versatile low-carb dish is packed full of nutritious veggies, fresh flavors, and bright colors. With a delicious homemade pesto you can whizz up in seconds, the whole thing can be ready in under 20 minutes. Using zucchini instead of a traditional pasta is a healthy way to … More Zucchini Linguine with Basil Pesto & Bacon

Kale & Egg Wrap

Kale Yeah! Kale has been cultivated for over 2,000 years. In fact, in 19th century Scotland, “kali” was the name given to kale. Kale is a member of the Brassica oleracea var acephala family–the same family that provides collards, broccoli, cauliflower, cabbage, and Brussels sprouts.

Honey & Walnut Yogurt Topper

Satisfy your sweet cravings with this delicious, nutty snack If you’re looking for healthy dessert ideas, this is definitely one to try. This sweet, sticky jumble of chopped walnuts, dried raisins, cranberries, raw honey, and cinnamon is the perfect topping for cool Greek yogurt or for stirring into hot oatmeal. You can also serve it … More Honey & Walnut Yogurt Topper

Cauliflower Cakes

Cabbage Flower Cauliflower, a cousin to cabbage and broccoli, is a cruciferous vegetable and member of the Brassicaceae family. It originated in Europe in the 16th century, was introduced to America in the late 1600’s, but only became commercially available to the United States in the 1920’s. Famous author Mark Twain claimed, “A cauliflower is … More Cauliflower Cakes

Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Bread

Cosy and comforting fall flavors without any scary ingredients Fall is officially here, and that means it’s pumpkin season! If you’re going to be carving a pumpkin later in the month, you’ll be on the lookout for some recipe ideas to use up the leftovers. Look no further – this delicious chocolate chip pumpkin loaf … More Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Bread

Coconut & Black-Eyed Bean Curry

A quick and flavorful fall curry This coconut and black-eyed bean curry is sure to become a fall staple. Rich, creamy, and full of warming spices, it’s comfort food at its best. Even better, it’s packed with nutritious ingredients and is super quick to make. You can throw all the ingredients into a single pot … More Coconut & Black-Eyed Bean Curry

Eggplant Poblano Peppers

Peter Piper Picked a Pepper It is believed that in Ancient times, the Mayans ate peppers at every meal due to the pepper’s medicinal properties. Studies have confirmed that peppers offer not only medicinal properties, but a great source of antioxidants as well. Some of these benefits regard the reduction of inflammation, enhanced vision, weight … More Eggplant Poblano Peppers