By Natalia Levey, HCTP February 2014 This recipe is incredibly easy to make and bursting with nutrition. Quinoa is a good source of magnesium, protein, vitamins B12 and E, and fiber. It has a high protein-to-carbohydrate ratio when compared to other grain products and was even proposed by NASA as an ideal food for long space flights. Paired … More Greek Quinoa Chicken Salad
By Alexandra Napoli, HCTP July 2014 This quinoa and mango salad is a fresh and delicious way to enjoy nutrient-dense ingredients. It’s a colorful dish filled with plant-based protein, healthy fats, and fiber that will keep your hunger at bay. This salad is simple to throw together and perfect to eat as a side or … More Quinoa Mango Salad
By Laura Harshbarger, HCTP March 2018 If salads usually leave you wanting more, give this hearty salad a try! Filled with veggies, hearty protein-packed quinoa, and black-eyed peas, this salad is sure to please. The dressing features Dijon mustard and fresh lemon juice. It’s zingy and really brings the flavors together. The salad is a … More Quinoa, Arugula, and Black-Eyed Peas Salad
By Destiny Hamid, HCTP January 2017 Colorful, high in protein, and vegetarian, this garbanzo bowl makes a delicious and balanced lunch or dinner! INGREDIENTS 2 tablespoons olive oil or avocado oil 1/4 cup diced white onion 1 clove garlic, minced 1/4 cup bone broth 1-1/2 cups kale 1 cup purple cabbage 2-1/2 cups organic garbanzo … More Garbanzo Bowl
By Marissa Vicario, HCTP Spring 2009 This super simple bowl is filled with healthy ingredients that can be thrown together in minutes. It makes the perfect on-the-go lunch or dinner with no hassle required. INGREDIENTS Basil Avocado Dressing 1 large handful basil 1/4 cup olive oil 1 tbsp apple cider vinegar 1/4 ripe avocado Juice … More Superfood Bowl with Basil Avocado Dressing
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
“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
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
Craving sushi? Make your own DIY Poke Bowl! It’s a way cheaper and easier way to curb your cravings at home.
This antioxidant rich, immune boosting baby is loaded with heart healthy, brain powering, and gut nourishing ingredients. Talk about a superfood salad fit for a queen! Comprised of seasonal fruits and veggies, healthy fats, protein, and a light maple vinaigrette, this colorful meal-sized salad is not only beautiful on the table, but a wellness package in disguise.
By Kalen Wehagen I love being creative with recipes. I like exposing people to foods they might not normally eat in their daily diet. It’s one of my favorite things as a Health Coach!