Healthy Dinner Recipes for Those Who Don’t Have Tons of Time to Cook

Cooking is the Last Thing I Want To Do After Work After a long day at work, many of us may head home pretty hungry, but not really feel like taking the time to cook.  When this happens, it’s easy to fall victim to the pattern of picking up take-out, snacking during dinner prep, or defaulting […]

Garbanzo-Tomato-Feta Salad with High-Quality Ingredients

Despite the weather cooling off and the leaves beginning to change, I know a lot of home gardeners who are still picking tomatoes. Nothing beats the flavor of a ripe tomato right off the vine. To preserve that freshly picked flavor it’s best NOT to put tomatoes in the refrigerator. Keeping tomatoes on the counter […]

Our Greek Bean Cake: A Better Veggie Burger Recipe

If you are looking for a homemade veggie burger recipe because many of the store-bought veggie burgers seem too processed, then give this Greek Bean Cake recipe a whirl.  While its texture and flavor are much different from a processed veggie burger, you won’t be disappointed.  Not only are these loaded with healthy ingredients, but they are easy to […]

Cooking for One

Cooking for one can be a challenge, although cooking for a family is no walk in the park at times either.  The reasons I hear people cite for not wanting to cook for one are: I hate cooking. I can’t find recipes that are small. I’m not motivated to make something just for me. I […]

Organizing Your Kitchen

When was the last time you cleaned out your fridge?  How about the freezer?  What’s hiding in the back of your pantry and is it still within the expiration date?  I spent time this weekend organizing my kitchen.  With only 2 people in the house, where food was being thrown put in cabinets and the freezer […]

Kitchen Gadgets You Can’t Live Without

As a dietitian I’m always brainstorming on ways to make healthy eating easier. One idea that I got from a fellow staff member at our fitness and health retreat, was to make green drinks. For months I made fun of her for drinking blenderized greens because it sounded awful to me, but after resurrecting some […]

Making Healthy Eating Easier: Batch Cooking

Anyone who has met me at Green Mountain at Fox Run knows I’m an obsessed with batch cooking and freezing.  The last thing I want to do at the end of the day is prepare dinner, so I do it on the weekends.  Here are the things I love about batch cooking: Dinner is ready […]