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5 Minute Guacamole

5 Minute Guacamole

Not only is Guacamole a tasty snack or addition to many a meal, but since its made with avocados it is super nutrient dense. Avocados are packed with lots of fiber, vitamins and minerals. But what makes this fruit so highly regarded nutritionally is its […]

Deconstructed Salmon Falafel with a Tomato & Avocado Salsa

Deconstructed Salmon Falafel with a Tomato & Avocado Salsa

I’ve debated for years over what to call this recipe. It was born out of a failed falafel recipe which turned out to be so much better than what it was meant to be. Basically, it’s a base of cous cous, mashed chickpeas & flaked […]

an easy, healthy & veggie packed version of a traditional stroganoff…

an easy, healthy & veggie packed version of a traditional stroganoff…

Just because you are eating healthy doesn’t mean you have to go without comfort foods. This version of stroganoff has all of the flavor and cream without the processed ‘cream of’ soups and is also loaded with vegetables. I used green peppers, mushrooms and spinach […]

some tips for a healthier but still tasty holiday…

some tips for a healthier but still tasty holiday…

I know for a lot of people the holidays kills their healthy eating habits, but it doesn’t have to. There are many ways that we can enjoy the holiday foods without risking our health or sabotaging our ‘diets’. I put it in quotes because personally […]

gingerbread cookies {dairy & refined sugar free}

gingerbread cookies {dairy & refined sugar free}

Just because it’s the holiday season doesn’t mean you either need to stuff your face with tons of sugary treats or that you have to deprive yourself of all the good treats either. With the Christmas season comes many cherished traditions in my family that […]

chocolate energy bars {dairy, gluten & refined sugar free}

chocolate energy bars {dairy, gluten & refined sugar free}

One of the most common stumbling blocks I hear when it comes to eating healthy is chocolate cravings. We live in a sugar saturated world, even things that are savory contain high levels of sugar in them. People often worry that if they start eating […]

spinach & quinoa turkey soup

spinach & quinoa turkey soup

This great way to use up leftovers is my take of the classic chicken noodle soup and has been morphing over the years. It all started back in my Cambridge apartment during my grad school days in Boston. One of my roommates made a great […]

Are you reaping the benefits of bone broth?

Are you reaping the benefits of bone broth?

If you are not already doing it, you should definitely start making your own bone broth. Not only is it super nutrient dense and flavorful, but its a great way to use up poultry, beef, lamb and fish bones and excess vegetables. I’ve been making […]