Recipes

Garlic Roasted Carrots and Green Beans – Healthy Side Dish

Garlic Roasted Carrots and Green Beans

Garlic Roasted Carrots and Green Beans is a healthy and easy side dish that is not only delicious but allergy-friendly as well. Roasting the carrots draws out the sweetness and gives the garlic a nice nutty flavor. Depending on how thick you cut the carrots they take slightly longer to roast, so I recommend keeping…

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Creamy Keto Braised Celery – Triple It For the Holidays

Keto Braised Celery

Creamy Keto Braised Celery is a delicious side dish for any meal. It can easily be doubled or tripled for holidays or other parties. In addition to high doses of vitamin K, folate, fiber, potassium, and B and C vitamins, celery boasts an abundance of antioxidants that protect against unwanted oxidative damage to our cells,…

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Maple Persimmon Muffins – No Sugar Added Muffins

Maple Persimmon Muffins

These Maple Persimmon Muffins just scream Autumn! They make a great grab and go breakfast are a healthy snack. Persimmons have a load of nutrients packed into that beautiful orange ball. The orange color means it is high in vitamin A and beta carotene. They are also low in calories and high in fiber. All…

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No Sugar Added Plum Sauce – A Healthier Version

No Sugar Added Plum Sauce

No Sugar Added Plum Sauce is a healthier version of the traditional Asian sauce. It is delicious as a glaze on poultry and as a dipping sauce. This recipe is an excellent use of overripe plums. Plums contain powerful antioxidants polyphenols such as anthocyanins (responsible for the purple color) that contain anti-inflammatory properties and may…

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Sausage and Pepper Hash – An Easy Sheet Pan Dinner

Sausage and Pepper Hash

Sausage and Pepper Hash is a healthy one-pan dish that cooks up in under 30 minutes. This Sausage and Pepper Hash is perfect for hot summer nights when bell peppers are at their best. Bell peppers are loaded with vitamin C, with 159% of the RDI in one serving. They also contain different amounts of…

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Apple and Quinoa Stuffed Squash – Made with Your Squash

Apple and Quinoa Stuffed Squash

This Apple and Quinoa Stuffed Squash can be made with your favorite summer or winter squash. For winter squashes, you will need to prebake the squash for about 20-30 minutes before stuffing it. I used round summer squash to make this Apple and Quinoa Stuffed Squash and since they are small I only sliced off…

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Arugula Pomegranate Salad with Pineapple Vinaigrette

Arugula Pomegranate Salad

Colorful Arugula Pomegranate Salad is a bright and flavorful salad loaded with healthy fats and antioxidants. Pomegranates are loaded with antioxidants like vitamin C and polyphenols, which do wondrous things for your health, such as protecting you from cancer and heart disease as well as acting as an anti-inflammatory to help with arthritis. Eating the…

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Peach and Arugula Salad – Perfect For Summer

Peach and Arugula Salad

This simple Peach and Arugula salad is loaded with flavors from the peppery arugula, sweet peaches, and slightly salty feta cheese. Perfect for summer when peaches are at their peak. Peach and Arugula Salad Ingredients 1 bunch arugula 2 medium peaches 1/2 cup feta cheese 1/4 cup olive oil 1/4 cup red wine vinegar Directions…

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Ginger Pear Butternut Squash Soup – A Twist On Traditional

Ginger Pear Butternut Squash Soup

Ginger Pear Butternut Squash Soup gives a slightly sweet and spicy twist to traditional butternut squash soup. The beautiful yellow color of butternut squash is due to the beta carotene, which gives this soup a potent dose of antioxidants. Ginger is also an antioxidant as well as containing anti-inflammatory properties. The pears add a little…

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