February 9, 2016

Pozole (or posole) is a traditional Mexican stew made with hominy and meat, typically pork, and...

February 3, 2016

The mild, lightly sweet flavor of tilapia makes this fish a perfect choice for family meals. It...

February 2, 2016

Celery root is an often overlooked vegetable. To be fair, who would stop to admire this homely...

February 2, 2016
Olive Oil Granola

If you live in Chicago, you may be familiar with Floriole, the award-winning bakery and cafe. The...

January 28, 2016
Pumpkin smoothie

Move over fruit, pumpkin is now joining the smoothie fun! I never thought to use pumpkin puree in...

January 22, 2016
smoothie

With cold season in full swing, it's always a good idea to have a natural remedy at your...

January 21, 2016

Chia pudding is an easy "feel good" treat that anyone can prepare.  Chia seeds can...

January 19, 2016
Sake Chazuke: Easy Green Tea Rice Soup with Salted Salmon

Ochazuke (“ocha” meaning green tea, “zuke” meaning submerged - together...

January 19, 2016
Homemade Beet Gravlax

Making your own salmon gravlax at home takes time but is actually quite simple to make. The actual...

January 15, 2016
salad

This bean and radish salad with kale pesto is a quick and easy healthy meal.  This recipe is...

January 12, 2016
green smoothie

January is all about cleansing the body and resetting your metabolism.  This green...

January 12, 2016

You may have noticed the the golden child of cooking oil, olive oil, has been kicked off its...

January 11, 2016

When I was a kid, chia seeds were the things you spread on funny terracotta heads and watched them...

January 8, 2016

Getting back into shape can be a challenge when you have been binging on cookies and cakes for two...

January 7, 2016
pasta

Transitioning from the indulgence of the holidays back to a healthy diet can be difficult.  ...

January 5, 2016
Mandarin Chia Pudding Parfait

Who wouldn't want to eat pudding for breakfast?! Fortunately these filled-with-fruit chia...

January 5, 2016

Quinoa and kale salad is the perfect way to start off the new year.  This healthy alternative...

December 11, 2015

Christmas shopping requires fuel to get through the experience.  When I survive a long day of...

December 9, 2015

Quinoa (pronounced keen-wa) is known as one of the World's healthiest foods, but it's also...

December 2, 2015
Vegetable Pot au Feu

Pot-au-feu, or "pot on the fire," is a quintessential French stew of root vegetables,...

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