Cucumber Subs

Cucumber subs with turkey, green onions and cheese! Easy, healthy and fast! Photo Courtesy: Healthy Fitness Recipes

Healthy Egg Salad

This is a great recipe for people who don’t have time to make lunch in the morning. Prepping egg salad on the weekend is a great way to have a “grab and go lunch” when you are in a hurry! (Increase eggs, mayo and mustard and spinach for a larger quantity.) 6 organic free range … Continued

Chocolate Coconut No-Bake Macaroons

Yields about 40 macaroons; prep time 15 min 3 cups unsweetened dried coconut 3/4 cup almond or coconut flour 3/4 cup cocoa powder 1 cup maple syrup or coconut nectar (or a 1/2 cup of each) 1/3 cup coconut oil, melted 1 tablespoon vanilla extract 1/2 teaspoon sea salt Mix all ingredients together well. Form … Continued

A Healthier Pumpkin Pie

The Holiday season is just around the corner and you know what that means: lots and lots of SWEETS! This year arm yourself with some healthy alternatives. One of my favorites is homemade pumpkin pie made with natural sweeteners. It is a great way to enjoy the holidays without any of the guilt…or gluten! Crust: … Continued

Cranberry Puree

Cranberry Puree–a great improvement over plain ol’ cranberry sauce and great for inflammation! In a blender add: 2/3 cup fresh or frozen cranberries ½ cup fresh pineapple chunks (must be FRESH, not canned) ½ fresh pear 1 stalk fresh fennel 1 tsp raw grated ginger 1 tsp raw honey or real maple syrup 1 cup … Continued

Cream of Mushroom Soup

5 ounces fresh shiitake mushrooms 5 ounces fresh Portobello mushrooms 5 ounces fresh cremini or porcini mushrooms (or 15 ounces of the mushrooms of your choice) 1-tablespoon good olive oil ¼ cup + 1 tablespoon butter (5 tablespoons) 1 yellow onion, chopped 1 carrot, chopped 1 tsp minced time leaves (fresh or dried) 2 chopped leeks … Continued

Roasted Chicken with Vegetables

This is one of the easiest and healthiest meals imaginable and one of my favorites. Mix up the veggies for variety. Ingredients: 5 to 6 baby small red potatoes 3 large carrots 2 sweet potatoes ½ yellow onion 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil, plus more for drizzling sea salt 3 chicken breast halves, skinless … Continued

Pizza Lovers Rejoice! Wheat Free Pizza is Here!

This week, one of my wheat free/gluten free patients asked me about pizza. Being one of her favorite foods to eat, she didn’t want to give it up. Aside from recommending that patients only eat the toppings off the pizza at social gatherings, I hadn’t thought much about an alternative to it. So, I set … Continued

Chocolate Avocado Pudding

For those who love pudding and mouse style desserts this one is for you. Plus, it is a great way to get kids to eat more good fats by sneaking in the avocado. • 1 medium avocado, ripe • 1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder • 2-3 Tablespoons honey or maple syrup • 2 teaspoons vanilla … Continued

My Favorite Fall Soup

Ingredients: 1 lb. ground turkey 2-3 carrots 1 bunch of celery 1 yellow onion 1 leek 1/2 head of cabbage 1 can of tomato sauce In a dutch oven (or large pot) add 1 tablespoon of butter to the pot on medium heat. Add the chopped onion and ground turkey. While the turkey is browning, chop … Continued