Grandma Lu’s Italian Anise Easter Bread

Guest Post by Jenny Manseau, Culinary Arts/Culinary Nutrition student and author of the blog Creative Cooking Gluten Free. Ingredients: 3/4 Cup Sugar (I use Wholesome Sweeteners) 3 – 3 1/2 Cups Gluten Free All Purpose Flour Blend (If your blend does not have xanthan gum already in it, add 2 teaspoons) 5 oz of Eggs 4 […]

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Vegetarian Spicy Rice-Bean Dish

Guest post by Mary Balandiat, owner of Nuts 4 Stuff Blog. Ingredients: 1/2 cup finely chopped onion 1-1/2 cups finely sliced cabbage 1 hot Hungarian Hot Wax Pepper 3/4 cup cooked dry pinto beans 2 cups uncooked rice 2 tablespoons of Pasta Sauce 2 tablespoons of Dei Fratelli Casera Salsa 2 teaspoons of sugar 1/4 […]

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Cashew Crusted Salmon

Guest post by Julie Fagan, author of the blog Peanut Butter Fingers. Ingredients (Serves 2) 3/4 lb. salmon filet 1/3 c. raw cashews 1/3 c. parmesan cheese 1 tsp. basil 3/4 tbsp. olive oil Directions Preheat oven to 450 degrees. Combine cashews, parmesan cheese, basil and olive oil in a food processor and pulse until mixture […]

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Celebration Giveaway

To celebrate breaking 5,000 Facebook Likes, TWO lucky fans will win a new EatSmart Precision Pro Digital Kitchen Scale in the color of their choice! Entering the contest is extremely easy, and can be done through the form below.  Here is how you can win: Fill in your name and email. (1 Entry) What color BATHROOM SCALE […]

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Food for Thought

National Nutrition Month® is a nutrition education and information campaign created annually in March by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. The March 2012 National Nutrition Month theme is “Get Your Plate in Shape”. The focus of this campaign is on the importance of making informed food choices and incorporating sound eating and physical activity […]

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Green Smoothie Recipe

To celebrate Saint Patrick’s Day, we’ve “gone green” and created this festive and nutritious Holiday drink. Green smoothies provide the opportunity to mix leafy greens with fruit to create a delicious drink.  Raw greens are among the most nutritious foods on the planet, but we rarely consume enough of them. Start Saint Patrick’s Day off right by […]

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Color Your Saint Patrick’s Day the Healthy Way

With Saint Patrick’s Day only days away, the first things that come to mind are parades and people wearing, eating and drinking green. On St. Patrick’s Day, you’ll find bagels, cupcakes, cookies – even beer – all sporting a festive green color. This year, we’ve done the research for you and found some great ideas for […]

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Healthy Vegetarian Lasagna

Guest post by Anjali Shah, food writer and owner of  The Picky Eater, a healthy food and lifestyle blog. Ingredients: Whole wheat lasagna noodles (uncooked) 4 fresh, organic zucchini or corguettes 2 red bell peppers 1 bag of organic baby spinach 1 red onion, chopped Garlic; minced Dried oregano Dried basil Fresh thyme 1-28oz. can […]

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7 Tips for Eating Healthy While Traveling

Guest post by Abby Phon, certified Holistic Health Coach at feedyourmindbodyspirit.com.   I LOVE to travel and do it as often as I can. I also love to feel and look good too. I don’t think traveling or having a different schedule should deter you from feeling and looking your best. If you feel great, you’ll […]

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