Category: Kick Start the New Year With a Healthy New You

  • Whipped Greek Yogurt Parfait

    Makes 4 servings INGREDIENTS 1 cup Greek yogurt ½ cup whipping cream 2 tablespoons honey 1 teaspoon ground ginger ½ teaspoon nutmeg, freshly grated ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 crisp apple, diced 1 ripe pear, diced ¼ cup sliced almonds, toasted DIRECTIONS Place yogurt, whipping cream, honey, and dried spices into a cold mixing bowl. […]

  • Lentil Spiced Snack Bars

    Makes 16 bars Ingredients 1 large egg 1 large egg white ½ cup light brown sugar ½ cup honey 1 tablespoon canola oil 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon 1 teaspoon ground clove ¼ teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1½ cups toasted oats 1 cup chopped dried fruit (any of the following: cherries, apricots, dates, raisins, […]

  • Fish Foil with Veggies and Sun-dried Tomatoes

    Makes 4 servings INGREDIENTS 1 small traditional eggplant or 4 Japanese eggplants, cut into 1-inch cubes 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 2 tablespoons fresh thyme leaves, chopped Salt Freshly ground black pepper 1 whole head of garlic 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard 3 tablespoons fresh tarragon, chopped 2 medium zucchini, sliced into disks 10 sundried […]

  • Quinoa and Turkey Sausage Stuffed Peppers

    Makes 6 servings INGREDIENTS 2 cups water 1 cup quinoa 1 pinch salt 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil 4 pieces turkey sausage (favorite variety) 2 cloves garlic, minced ½ bunch (about 10 big leaves) Swiss chard or kale, chopped 1 handful fresh flat leaf parsley, chopped 1 cup goat milk feta, cubed Salt Freshly […]

  • Peanut Butter and Dried Fruit Protein Oatmeal

    Makes 4 servings INGREDIENTS 1 cup steel cut oats 4 cups water 1 pinch salt 1 tablespoon cinnamon 2 tablespoons natural creamy peanut butter ¼ cup dried cranberries or raisins 3 tablespoons honey ¼ cup pumpkin seeds, toasted DIRECTIONS Combine oats, water, and salt in an uncovered pot. Bring to a boil, and then reduce […]