Healthy Seasonal Recipes

Occasion and Season

big sexy steaks with tarragon mushrooms

I am in love with these Big Sexy Steaks for Valentine’s Day with sautéed tarragon mushrooms and vermouth shallot reduction sauce. This gluten-free recipe serves…Read More

apple and cheddar mini pizzas

These mini apple and cheddar pizzas with caramelized onion are perfect for watching the game because they are small which means you can serve them…Read More

mini beef wellington pot pies

Mini Beef Wellington Pot Pies with mushrooms and savory gravy in flaky home-made tartlet shells. A tasty appetizer to serve for a Downton Abbey Party! …Read More

25 tapas party recipes

Here are more than twenty-five inspired recipes for a tapas party. From simple roasted garlic hummus and healthy artichoke dip to cute sesame chicken wonton…Read More

parsnip, potato and leek gratin

Scalloped Potatoes au Gratin gets a healthy make-over with parsnips, leeks and lightened-up cheddar cheese sauce. My experience with potato gratin (or scalloped potatoes) is…Read More

Creamed Spinach with Cheese

This Creamed Spinach with Cheese is absolutely delish! If you’ve never made creamed spinach from scratch, you may not know how easy it is to…Read More

kohlrabi fennel slaw with blue cheese and walnuts

Kohlrabi is one of those CSA stumpers. By that I mean, it arrives in the share, and there is a little whisper of dread. I…Read More

simple home-made applesauce

Here’s how to make simple home-made applesauce. It is super easy. Here’s what you need to know about which varieteis to choose, and how to…Read More

12 healthy winter squash recipes

Last month I put together a great big round-up of healthy snacks. And it was a huge hit. So it got me thinking about what…Read More

pappa al pomodoro italian tomato bread soup

Pappa al Pomodoro Italian Tomato Bread Soup is a simple and utterly delicious soup thickened with bread and seasoned with basil and olive oil. Yum!!…Read More

25 Healthy Barbecue Recipes

If you are planning an outdoor party this summer, then you will be excited for 25 Tips and Recipes to make your Barbecue a little…Read More

sweet corn ice cream

It may seem weird to infuse ice cream with corn, but it has actually been a favorite flavor in Central and South America for generations….Read More

green beans with basil vinaigrette

This is the first year we haven’t belonged to a summer CSA in seven years. That’s because we have a vegetable garden of our own…Read More

Peach Smoothie

Here is a recipe for Peach Smoothie with Banana, coconut water and Greek yogurt. Try it for a snack or after a workout for a…Read More

chocolate raspberry yogurt pops

I don’t want to wallow in sadness, but I just have to get something off my chest. Please feel free to skip to the Dannies…Read More

ricky bobbies

If you follow me on Facebook, you probably already know that I have been very busy with photo shoots in the past two weeks. Last…Read More

healthy superbowl recipe line-up

Are you ready for the game on Sunday? Looking for menu inspration that won’t derail your efforts to keep a healthy diet? Get a load…Read More

cranberry pesto crostini with chevre

This week we have another healthy cranberry recipe. Lisa Danforth of Hot Betty BBQ shared her fabulous Cranberry Pesto recipe with us. Served with crostini…Read More

Homemade Pumpkin Puree

Making your own homemade pumpkin puree couldn’t be simpler!   This week I pulled a favorite healthy seasonal recipe out of the archives to talk…Read More

healthy maple tahini chicken and broccoli stir-fry

This family-friendly weeknight entree comes together in a snap. Just make sure to prep your chicken, broccoli, the maple tahini sauce and other stir-fry ingredients…Read More

sorrel pesto

Yesterday I had my first taste of sorrel. I don’t know why it took me so long to try it, but now I’m glad that…Read More