‘Healthy Recipes’

Healthy Cooking Thursday: Smoked Chickpeas over Couscous

By Marsha Hudnall on 11/10/2011

I love smoked paprika.  It can turn the blandest dish into something really special.  According to Deanna Seagrave-Daly, the talented RD (registered dietitian) who developed the following recipe, smoked paprika comes as dulce (mild and sweet), agridulce (medium spicy), and picante (spicy hot).  She recommends substituting it in recipes that call for red pepper flakes for a new and interesting […] Read more »

Smoked Chickpeas with Couscous

Healthy Cooking Thursday! Comfort Food Made Healthy

By Marsha Hudnall on 10/13/2011

It’s fall and that means warm, yummy food gracing the table in my home.  Comfort food is another term for it. As the weather turns chilly, there’s nothing like comfort food to help us make the transition into winter. Yes, that sounds a little like emotional eating.  But hey, emotional eating is part of normal eating, and it can be […] Read more »

Diabetes Comfort Food Cookbook

Healthy Cooking Thursday: Grilled Watermelon Salad

By Marsha Hudnall on 09/01/2011

Continuing our theme of featuring yummy recipes from around the web, today we bring you another seasonal delight.   While we can pretty much get watermelon any time of year now, what makes this time of year special is that we can get it locally grown.  And while locally-grown watermelon in these parts isn’t generally seedless, it sure is tasty.  Combine […] Read more »

Healthy Cooking Thursday – An Idea for Lousy Fruit

By Chef Lisa on 07/28/2011

Sometimes, no matter how conscientiously you pick out your produce, you end up with something that just isn’t delicious. Twice this summer, I have carefully selected melons which were unblemished, seemed heavy and hollow, and then cut them open only to find they were just icky.  The watermelon had a rubbery texture; the canteloupe was downright crunchy and odd.  The […] Read more »

Healthy Cooking Thursday – Quick Maple Dijon Slaw

By Chef Lisa on 07/14/2011

Cruciferous vegetables are reaaaaaalllly good for you.  Most experts reccommend eating at least one serving of cruciferous veg per day, which is the minimum we serve at our healthy weight loss spa.  They are lauded for cancer-fighting properties as well as awesome vitamins and minerals like C, A, and even calcium. So what is a cruciferous veggie, you ask? Anything […] Read more »

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