Shakshuka Breakfast

By Nikki Baumel, HCTP July 2018 Shakshuka is a traditional Middle Eastern dish that combines all the warm and earthy flavors of the fall season. This is a delicious meal that can be served any time of day. It’s easy to make and uses only a few main ingredients, making it perfect for group gatherings … More Shakshuka Breakfast

Easy-Peasy Minestrone Soup

By Ashley Iovinelli, HCTP March 2017 This simple soup is the perfect fix for the colder temperatures approaching. It’s made with hearty beans and a healthy blend of vegetables, making it a great dish for lunch or dinner. The fresh, easy-to-find ingredients make it a seamless recipe for the whole family to enjoy all week … More Easy-Peasy Minestrone Soup

The Hunter’s Wife Health Bar Walnut Chorizo

By The Hunter’s Wife Health Bar Executive Chef, Arrow Grey, HCTP March 2017, and The Hunter’s Wife Health Bar Owner, Tandi Rolen, HCTP May 2018 Accelerated This is a delicious and flavor-packed vegan version of a South American favorite! It’s made with just a few ingredients – nuts and a strong array of spices – … More The Hunter’s Wife Health Bar Walnut Chorizo

Eat the Rainbow Salad

By Katzie Guy-Hamilton, HCTP September 2015 Check out this exclusive sneak peek from her new book, Clean Enough: “Oh, the dance of flavors in this salad. I am a big fan of the earthy grated sweet potato mingling with the sweet and juicy grated or peeled carrots. A whisper of tahini adds a bit of … More Eat the Rainbow Salad

One-Sheet-Pan Salmon and Vegetables

By Cameron Linville, HCTP May 2017 The main requirement of one-sheet-pan meals is that once you’re done cooking, the only dirty dish (other than those you ate on) is the baking sheet. These recipes are delicious and, not surprisingly, incredibly easy. INGREDIENTS 1 bunch asparagus 1-1/2 cups grape tomatoes 1 large bunch broccolini Avocado oil … More One-Sheet-Pan Salmon and Vegetables

Mashed Cauliflower

By Emily Nachazel, HCTP March 2014 Cauliflower is a versatile veggie that can be made to resemble many of our favorite table staples. From pizza to rice to mashed potatoes, this low-calorie food is a great option for upping the nutrients on your dish without taking in the typical, heavy carb load. INGREDIENTS 1 small … More Mashed Cauliflower

Fiesta Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

By Elise Museles, HCTP 2010 Create a party on your plate with these nutrient-dense, vibrant, and delicious fiesta loaded sweet potatoes! Simply prepare the sweet potatoes and then pile on all the colorful (and flavorful!) toppings for a satisfying and energizing easy-to-make meal. Use this recipe for inspiration, and try other fillings, too. INGREDIENTS 2 medium sweet potatoes … More Fiesta Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

Mushroom and Avocado Fresh Rolls with Peanut Sauce

By Michelle Starr, HCTP March ’17 In Vietnamese cuisine, fresh rolls traditionally consist of rice paper wraps filled with fresh vegetables, rice noodles, and a protein, such as shrimp or pork, and are usually paired with a peanut sauce. Vietnamese fresh rolls are delicious, but the possibilities of what you can put in a rice … More Mushroom and Avocado Fresh Rolls with Peanut Sauce

Gluten-Free Crock-Pot Lasagna

Cooking in a Crock-Pot is one of the simplest ways to make healthy meals without sweating over the stove. Just throw in the ingredients, let the slow cooker do its magic, and find yourself with a delicious and nutrient-packed meal. Crock-Pots are not only good for soups, stews, and overnight oats, but they can also … More Gluten-Free Crock-Pot Lasagna

Sun-dried Tomato Pasta with Broccolini

Looking for a vegetable-based recipe that even the kids will actually want to eat? Here’s your recipe! Chickpea pasta is a delicious alternative to the carb-heavy noodles you’re used to, plus packs in the essential protein and fiber necessary for a balanced diet. By: Jamie Klausner, HCTP Class of March 2016 INGREDIENTS 1 8oz. box chickpea-based … More Sun-dried Tomato Pasta with Broccolini

Pineapple and Zucchini Kebabs

These kebabs are a great addition to any summer barbecue. They take just a few minutes to prepare.  They’re perfect to serving in place of heavy starchy sides. They pair beautifully with fish or chicken and are also amazing on their own! Summer is about lighter, more refreshing meals. This one is a keeper! By: Mia … More Pineapple and Zucchini Kebabs

Gluten-free Veggie Greek Lentil Salad

With just a few simple ingredients, this delicious and healthy Greek-inspired lentil salad can be made ahead of time for a quick lunch or impressive party dish! Black lentils steal the show and are full of satisfying nutrients like plant-based protein (13g in 1 serving) and dietary fiber (9g in 1 serving) which helps promote … More Gluten-free Veggie Greek Lentil Salad

Perfect Roast Chicken

Roasting a chicken can be intimidating, but it’s actually really easy and great for leftovers. Make sure to buy organic, pasture raised chicken and save your bones for broth! By: Mia Rigden, Health Coach Training Program Class of January 2014 INGREDIENTS 1 organic, pasture raised chicken ½ cup coconut oil or ghee, melted 1 lemon … More Perfect Roast Chicken

Tropical Raw Raviolis

These little tropical bites of health are so full of flavor you’ll never think “raw” when enjoying them! Try them as an appetizer or as an entire meal- they’re super filling with protein-packed macadamia nuts hosting 2.2 grams per ounce! By: Holly Harding, HCTP Class of November 2016 INGREDIENTS For the pasta: 2 zucchini For … More Tropical Raw Raviolis

Turkey Chili

This lightened up turkey chili is a super easy recipe that’s bound to be a hit at your next summer cookout. Turkey Chili can be served many different ways, but a favorite is over zucchini noodles, brown rice or quinoa. For a party, load it on nachos with cheese or serve over a tortilla with … More Turkey Chili

Reishi Blood Orange Chia Pudding

Need a quick refreshing on-the-go snack? Try this immune boosting chia pudding! This citrus treat combines a blend of hormone-balancing mushroom powder, vitamin-packed blood oranges, and a natural prebiotic fiber-filled sweetener. By: Kerri Axelrod, HCTP Class of September 2012

Warm Asparagus Salad with Honey Dijon Vinaigrette

Yay, it’s asparagus season! The fresh and tasty asparagus season is brief – from April until June (in the Northeastern United States). So, you’ve got three months to eat asparagus like crazy! You can start with this delicious recipe. By: Andrea Beaman

Oven-Baked Fish Balls

For a lighter, healthier alternative to a classic deep-fried crab cake, these fish ball’s skip the frying and instead are oven-baked with just a few ingredients! With nutrient-packed white fish and olive oil, these balls are perfect over a bed of zucchini noodles and tossed with the lemon sauce. This recipe is super easy to … More Oven-Baked Fish Balls

Loaded Spaghetti Squash

This is one of those easy weeknight dinners that is nutritious, filling, delicious and reheats well for lunch the next day! Definitely a meal prep staple and a crowd pleaser- especially for dinner parties! By: Bianca Klotsman, HCTP Class of March 2016

2 Ingredient Chickpea Flour Tortilla

Celebrate Cinco De Mayo this weekend with this healthy tortilla alternative! Make tacos, Juevos Rancheros, quesadillas, or any other Mexican-inspired dish with these super easy and wholesome tortillas, made with just 2 ingredients. By: Kelly Cohen, HCTP Class of November 2016

Spring Lamb Stir Fry

One easy way to take your dinners up a notch is to branch outside of your norm. This stir-fry, loaded down with lamb, warming spices, spring vegetables, and fresh herbs, makes such a delicious combination. Eat on its own or place the stir fry over riced cauliflower for a nutrient-dense meal. Source: Ultimate Paleo Guide

Noodles and Cashew Cream

“This is an incredibly tasty alternative to pasta that will leave you wanting more. Feel free to add 1/4 cup of black beans, quinoa, some sautéed tempeh, or two tablespoons of shredded chicken for extra protein. I also love to add shaved asparagus, chopped red pepper, and chopped basil. Or just eat it as is! … More Noodles and Cashew Cream

Healthy Chicken Tenders and Homemade Honey Mustard

These chicken tenders are juicy and delicious, yet a much healthier alternative to most chicken tenders. The honey mustard is simple to make, without any refined sugars like most store-bought brands.

Crushed Red Lentil Soup with Bone Broth

This soup is so simple and is done in about 1 hour. Lentils are part of a food group called pulses, filled with vitamins and nutrients, and particularly rich in dietary fiber lean protein, folate and iron. They contribute to several nutritional and health benefits associated with the prevention of chronic disease and may also protect against cancer. With … More Crushed Red Lentil Soup with Bone Broth

Raw Food Summer Rolls

Everyone loves a good sweet and sour dip, especially when there are beautiful summer rolls to accompany it. There’s no marinating or dehydrating time involved in making this party favorite, but you’ve gotta get organized and work systematically. Rice paper wrappers can be tricky to play with and may require some practice at first. They … More Raw Food Summer Rolls