Easy Recipes to Feel Good: Blueberries 3 Ways

[quote]Easy Recipes to Feel Good is a monthly recipe post for our readers and past participants who recognize the payoff of eating foods that support us, but also have more on their schedule than cooking food. Read more from the series here![/quote] This month we’re focusing on blueberries! Blueberries, like every fruit and vegetable out […]

Easy Recipes to Feel Good: Green Mountain Roasted Veggies

[quote]Easy Recipes to Feel Good is a monthly recipe post for our readers and past participants who recognize the payoff of eating foods that support us, but also have more on their schedule than cooking food.[/quote] This month we’re giving the barebones recipe for roasted vegetables and I am leaving it up to you on […]

Hearty Kale and White Bean Soup – Healthy Cooking Thursday

Ilove kale.  I love it sauteed simply with garlic and olive oil, or with rice and mushrooms, or reincarnated as ridiculously easy-to-make and delicious kale chips.  Oh yeah, it's pretty nutritious, too! One of my favorite uses for kale is to throw it in at the end of cooking nearly any soup.  This one, a favorite of my friend […]

Spinach, Mushroom, and Cheese Stuffed Pepper – Healthy Cooking Thursday

[div class=”callout-right”]Read Related Article: Cheese, Glorious Cheese[end-div]Now that the temperatures are consistently chilly, I find myself looking for excuses to turn on my oven. Here’s a great one, a modern Mediterranean and vegetarian spin on an old favorite. Add a side salad and you have a complete and healthy meal.  (Yes, cheese is a healthy weight loss food!) [amd-zlrecipe-recipe:28] […]

Quick Bean Salad – Healthy Cooking Thursday

You’ve probably heard it already; legumes are awesome.  Aside from being a lean protein choice, beans have oodles of fiber, potassium, iron, calcium, folate, and magnesium (as my friend Robyn pointed out in her recent blog about beans, which includes links to many other delicious legume recipes from our healthy weight loss program in the Green Mountains). Beyond the health […]

Healthy Cooking Thursday: Truffle Shuffle!

One of the most popular snacks we offer at our healthy weight retreat is our faux truffle. One of these little delightful spheres, coupled with half an apple or a small bunch of grapes, is a perfectly balanced snack or dessert and a great way to get around a sweet craving. We add the non-fat […]