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 […]

Tomato and Sweet Corn Salad – Healthy Cooking Thursday

Last weekend, I returned to my home state of New Jersey to visit family and friends I hadn't seen in a while. It's always a bit of a culture shock to go back; gigantic buildings spring up like weeds in a garden, the roads are always faster and more congested than I remember, and everywhere I go people are in a […]

Healthy Cooking Thursday: Zucchini and Eggs

Post number two in our Zucchini-palooza series!  (Check out Robyn's healthy Zucchini Fries recipe from yesterday.) Vermont is an interesting place to garden.  The tomato and potato blights wreak havoc (sometimes), slugs and bugs are hungry and prolific, and the cabbage worms make cruciferous veggies impossible really difficult to bring to harvest.  (If anyone has […]

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! Nan’s Pickled Broccoli

It’s no great secret that my husband Jamie is an awesome cook.  He shares my dedication to delicious, healthy food made with care, completely from scratch (as much as is humanly possible).  However, when you are building a business, as he is, you don’t have all day to slave over the stove. This week’s recipe is one […]