Healthy Cooking Tuesday – Cornbread Dressing

Thanksgiving for the Modern Family I used to be a vegetarian. One of the hardest holidays to deal with when you are the only vegetarian in the family is Thanksgiving. Being a carnivore currently, I am happy once again to enjoy some sausage in the stuffing, or even enjoy the stuffing from the bird. But […]

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 […]

Healthy Cooking Thursday! Crispy Tofu

In honor of Meatless Mondays, featured in Marsha’s blog post here a couple of weeks back, I give you my favorite method of preparation for firm or, even better, extra firm tofu. Here at Green Mountain we serve Vermont Soy tofu, a local, organic product. Yay, sustainability…and deliciousness! Whether you are a tofu fanatic or […]

Healthy Cooking Wednesday! Mushroom-Kale Almond Rice

I love leftovers.  They cause magical things to happen.  I will often cook just a little bit extra of whatever I’m making for a meal for the sole purpose of giving me something fun to play with for a later meal.  It follows with the great culinary motto, “Work Smarter, Not Harder!”  Today’s recipe is […]

Healthy Recipe: Kasha-Vegetable Pilaf

Today's healthy recipe is from a blog called Dewey's Treehouse, which also contains links to pages with information about the healthy eating benefits from kasha. Because it is made from buckwheat, which is not a grain, kasha is useful for those who are trying to eliminate gluten from their diets. 1 1/2 tbsp. vegetable oil 1/2 medium […]