Recipes

Watermelon Recipes

Watermelon Recipes for Summer and Beyond Watermelon is a favorite summer refresher. Whether we're eating it solo or in salsas or salads, or drinking it, it makes a perfect accompaniment to cool off a meal or a snack. Try some of these recipes for salsa (pair with chips or veggies), a delicious smoothie, or a [...]

By | August 1st, 2018|Recipes|0 Comments

At Home Kitchen Rituals: Ayurvedic Recipes

The cookbook Kitchen Ritual features a selection of Ayurvedic recipes inspired by world cuisine. There are also tips and tricks for maintaining a functional home kitchen, and easy to make dishes to please everyone. The recipes are influenced by Ayurvedic wisdom yet perfect for a modern home. Sweet  Za’atar Carrots Like so many of the best recipes, [...]

By | January 31st, 2018|Recipes|0 Comments

Heirloom Tomato Soup Savoring End-of-Summer Veggies

We can encourage physical—and mental—balance by adding lots of fresh produce into your diet. At the end of the summer just before fall, we can enjoy seasonal heirloom tomato, zucchini, and sweet corn. Heirloom Tomatoes We may have a preconceived notion of the perfect red beefsteak tomato: round, smooth, with consistent coloring. In contrast, heirloom [...]

By | September 8th, 2017|Recipes|0 Comments

Chocolate for Health and Happiness

  Many of us associate the sensuality of chocolate with a guilty pleasure or with heart-shaped boxes that arrive just in time for Valentine’s Day. Yet, chocolate is far more than a sweet treat. When eaten in its raw form of cacao, this true superfood is rich in minerals (including one of the highest concentrations [...]

By | February 14th, 2017|Recipes|0 Comments

Power Lunch for Success: Plan in Advance

Preparation is the key to success in most avenues of life, including healthy eating. As a dietitian, I believe taking the extra time at home to prep and cook most of your daily meals can help you maintain a healthy body weight and support your overall vitality. When you make a meal like a power [...]

By | December 8th, 2016|Recipes|0 Comments

Indulge & Support your Immune System

Superfood Shortbread Cookies and Immunity Elixir. Photo by Joy Coelho     Sweet foods can evoke sweet feelings of holiday cheer: hot chocolate, spiced lattes, and seasonal soups and stews. Adding tonic foods that strengthen immunity to recipes is a cleverly conscious comfort food hack that can make those foods even more powerful—so [...]

By | November 8th, 2016|Recipes|0 Comments

Pumpkin Seed Mole

Moles, pronounced mo-lay, are traditional Mexican sauces made from a range of ingredients that can include chilis, nuts, vegetables, fruits, and spices. They span the culinary rainbow in color and flavor from the bright green tomatillo-based mole verde to the chocolate-enriched, almost black mole negro. I call this sauce a “mole” in quotation marks because [...]

By | November 2nd, 2016|Recipes|0 Comments

Supercharged Mocktails

Into the Blue Superfood Smoothie. Photo by Joy Coelho Into the Blue Drink the Love Molecule in your Superfoods for Enhanced Performance The magnificent performances at the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro remind us of the amazing capabilities of the human body. Optimum performance, however, is not possible only for [...]

By | September 6th, 2016|Recipes|0 Comments

Buffalo Cauliflower Bites

Buffalo Cauliflower Bites with Cashew Dill Dipping Sauce Sometimes, it can be a daunting proposition to make healthier versions of traditional American bar food. This Buffalo Cauliflower Bites with Cashew Dill Dipping Sauce recipe nails the same flavor and crazy crunch appeal of the old-school meat-based version—with a lot fewer calories and way less fat. Cauliflower is full of Vitamin K, [...]

By | August 2nd, 2016|Recipes|0 Comments

Grilled Peaches

Grilled Peaches with Salted Caramel Sauce This salted caramel sauce is so good that you can put it on anything. But we are talking grill school, so let’s give the peaches their due. Peaches love to be grilled. The loss of moisture makes grilled peaches meaty, the slight char gives their natural oral scent gravitas, [...]

By | August 1st, 2016|Recipes|0 Comments