One of the hottest new “diets” I’ve heard about is the Middle Eastern diet. It’s similar to the Mediterranean diet (which really isn’t a diet but a way of eating that focuses on fruits, veggies, fish, nuts and olive oil) but with a greater emphasis on legumes and grains such as lentils and freekeh and the […]

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I know, I know. I’m fortunate to have enough time each day to plan out a healthy meal and make it from scratch. But not everyone has that same luxury. For many people, dinner plans are made on a wing and a prayer and often involve takeout containers. But it doesn’t have to be that […]

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What do you need after an intense workout? Lean protein and good, low glycemic carbs. And that’s what you’ll get in this super delicious, nutritious bowl brimming with healthy foods.   The nice thing about this easy recipe is that you’ll have most of the ingredients ready to go if you’ve prepared my Sweet Potato and […]

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National Nutrition Month is almost over, but there’s still time to eat something completely, utterly, wonderfully nutritious like this Yogi Bowl. Not only is it full of super foods, this huge salad bowl is brimming with vitamins and nutrients and FLAVOR. Lots of flavor. No boring salad here. Why is it so nutritious? Well, for […]

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I love it when a recipe comes together! Ok, so I’m paraphrasing Mr. T on that great old TV show, “The A-Team.” But sometimes (maybe more than some…) I have a plan based on a palate of flavors that just don’t work. Or maybe the cooking method I chose wasn’t right. Then again, it could […]

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Can the words “comfort food,” “vegetarian” and “healthy” coexist? I’m glad to say that they can. This recipe started out as ‘real’ comfort food – full of chicken and cheese and fatty goodness. It was a favorite of my husband’s (and mine), but it just didn’t fit into our new, healthier lifestyles. So I took […]

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