Recipes

Chipotle Chili with Tempeh and Butternut Squash

October 27, 2014
Chipotle Chili with Tempeh and Butternut Squash

Get your squash on with a hearty and delicious chipotle and ancho chili made with organic tempeh and butternut squash! I love being able to eat the same meal as my husband. It’s a rare occurrence but when it happens, it’s pretty cool. In this particular case, I’m talking chipotle chili! A simmering pot of […]

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Guilt-Free Fettuccine with Pumpkin & Leeks

October 21, 2014
Pumpkin Leek with Edamame and Mung Bean Fettuccine

Try this gluten-free, high protein mung bean and edamame fettuccine tossed with a creamy leek and pumpkin sauce for a simple weeknight meal! I love experimenting with these fun guilt-free bean pastas from Explore Asian. I make my black bean pasta with olives and cauliflower all the time. It’s so filling and high in protein and fiber…what […]

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Lemon Kale Pasta with Dried Cherries & Eggs

October 5, 2014
shredded kale pasta with lemon and egg

 Shredded kale, hard-boiled eggs, dried cherries and Asiago cheese are tossed with olive oil and lemon for a quick and easy weeknight kale pasta meal! [Disclosure: By posting this recipe I am entering a recipe contest sponsored by the National Pasta Association and am eligible to win prizes associated with the contest. I was not […]

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No-Bake Fig Newton Snowballs

October 3, 2014
no-bake fig newton balls

These no-bake fig newton snowballs are bite-sized balls of energy. With no-sugar added, they’re a healthy dose of fig deliciousness! I am kind of proud of these little snowballs. They are the result of almost an entire Costco-sized bag of dried fig failures, but sometimes you have to keep at it until you get it […]

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Roasted Butternut Squash with Broccoleaf Greens

September 29, 2014
butternut squash with greens

Caramelized and roasted butternut squash tossed with sweet broccoli leaves — step aside kale, there’s a new super-green in town! Greens are my absolute favorite plant food and I love incorporating different varieties into my meals. My salads typically contain 2-3 different types of greens and I’m always looking for ways to fold greens into […]

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{recipe redux} Cranberry Macadamia Nut Squares

September 22, 2014
Cranberry Macadamia Nut Energy Bars

Dehydrated cranberries and rich macadamia nuts are the highlight in this delicious little square.  Super easy, no-bake, and no added sugars! This month’s recipe redux theme is pretty out of the box. We are using the food dehydrator! Pretty exciting, huh? Now I’m pretty sure that you don’t have a dehydrator, so I created a recipe […]

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Smoky Tempeh with Quinoa and Snap Peas

September 12, 2014
Smoky Tempeh with Quinoa

I love cooking with tempeh. It’s such a delicious and healthy way to add texture to a dish and it’s very filling and satisfying. Soy food sometimes get a bad rep in natural health circles. I get it, there’s a lot of debate regarding whether soy is safe to eat. I tend to lean toward […]

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{recipe redux} Raw Wild Blueberry Snack Balls

August 22, 2014
Raw Wild Blueberry Snack Balls

I spent a few days in Bar Harbor Maine last week to learn about wild blueberries. The trip was sponsored by the Wild Blueberry Association of North America. It was a great time! I caught up with some fun RD colleagues, saw some beautiful parts of Maine, and of course learned a ton about wild blueberries. […]

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