Recipes Tagged ‘healthy’

Banana Walnut Muffins (a wee bit on the healthier side)

Makes about 24 muffins   Ingredients ½ cup coconut oil ¼ cup brown sugar ½ cup honey ¼ cup plain applesauce ¼ cup plain yogurt ½ teaspoon vanilla extract 2 eggs 2 1/3 cup [...]

Make Ahead Prosciutto and Cherry Bruschetta

Makes 6 large toasts Make Ahead: 1 day ahead cut up cherries and crumble blue cheese. Keep in the fridge. The bread can be toasted and kept out for about 6 hours. Assemble right before serving. All [...]

Cedar Plank Salmon with a Soy Miso Sauce

When grilling with cedar planks make sure to soak the wood before hand or they will catch on fire. Have a spray bottle or a glass of water to put out any major flare-ups. Keep the flame low enough so [...]

Honey Mustard Chicken and Potatoes

This is a great make ahead make it up through step 5, keep in the fridge for up to 6 hours. You will need to bake about 30 minutes longer. If you don’t have stone ground or Dijon mustards you can [...]

Weeknight Chicken Parmesan

To make this ahead follow recipe through step 3. Keep in the fridge until ready to use. The chicken will need to cook a bit longer if you chill it first. I like to serve with pasta and sautéed [...]

Blackberry Peach Spinach Salad

Summer on a plate! I absolutely love peach and blackberries together and this salad captures the best of both. If you don't like feta cheese you can sub in blue cheese. The recipe is for a vegetarian [...]

Blackberry Power Smoothie

This smoothie is packed with antioxidants, vitamins and minerals. The blackberries and banana make this so delicious you won't even taste the kale.   Ingredients ½ cup [...]

Sweet and Chewy Granola Bars

Makes 12 bars I came up with this recipe for a ski weekend at Whistler. We wanted to get in as much skiing in as possible, so we decided to ski through lunch. I knew we needed some energy [...]

4B Salad..Beets, Basil, Beans and Blue Cheese

This is a great use of delicious fall beets. I love this easy, healthy and portable lunch. Ingredients 3 cups roasted beets* golden or red, 1/4 inch slice 3/4 cup garbanzo beans, [...]

Sun Dried Tomato and Spinach Artichoke Dip

In this healthy version of the classic appetizer, we are using frozen spinach and frozen artichokes. Unless you harvest the spinach right out of your garden, frozen is a good way to go because [...]

Sweet and Sour Chicken Meatballs

Make Ahead Tip: You can assemble the meatballs and place on a parchment lined cookie sheet. Wrap tightly with plastic wrap. Place in the freezer. Once frozen place in a freezer ziplock and store [...]

Christmas Crudites

Serves 10-15 Quick Tip: Assemble the veggies up to 1 day ahead and the dressing up to 2 days ahead. Ingredients 8 cups broccoli, cut into small florettes 3 red pepper, sliced into strips 4 [...]

Vampire Veggies

Serves 4-6 Quick tip: You will know when the oil is hot enough when you dip a wooden spoon in the oil and bubbles form around it. Ingredients 1 Tablespoon olive oil 8 oz package or 2 cups sugar [...]

Pork Tenderloin Wrapped in Fall Apples and Maple Bacon

Serves 4 Ingredients 4 strips maple bacon 1 pound pork tenderloin sprinkle of salt and pepper 1/4 cup  blue cheese crumbled 1/2 teaspoon sage, dried or fresh 3, 1/4 in thick slices cut [...]

Goat Cheese and Bartlett Crostini with Honey and Walnuts

Makes 12 Ingredients 12, 1/2inch slices of a baguette 1 Tablespoon olive oil 12, 1/2 inch slices of goat cheese 1 Bartlett pear, 12 , 1/4inch slices 2 Tablespoons honey 12 walnut [...]