Redefine Salad with These 40 Revolutionary Recipes

No, salads are not boring. Remember when a salad was the iconic small side dish of iceberg lettuce, topped with a few shredded carrots and a dull, soggy tomato wedge and smothered in dressing? Blah! Now THAT is boring. Yet, a rainbow in a dish is nature's best medicine, so keeping it exciting is everything for enjoyable and [...]

2017-02-21T09:38:54+00:00March 27th, 2016|Featured, Food, Recipes, Uncategorized|

30 Sensational Oil-Free Soups, Stews, and Chilis

Whether the weather inspires a warm, cozy dish or you are simply in the mood for a delicious way to consume a hefty dose of nutrition, nothing beats a soup, stew, or chili. Typically based on two of nature's healthiest food groups--vegetables and legumes--there is no limit to the delectable combinations you can create...all while taking in disease-fighting phytonutrients, [...]

2016-12-21T10:26:36+00:00March 20th, 2016|Featured, Food, Recipes|

Magical Beans

Beans are magical indeed. Here are 4 reasons why beans are better for you than meat or dairy: 1. Beans are rich in both soluble and insoluble fiber. Soluble fiber slows digestion, steadies blood sugar levels, and helps lower LDL (the bad cholesterol). Insoluble fiber goes through your digestive track undigested, adding bulk to your [...]

2016-11-29T15:11:39+00:00July 26th, 2013|Featured|

The Chef and The Dietitian-Episode 29-Holy Mole

Confession: I am a bean-aholic! I love beans...all kinds and in all ways. Of course there are many worse addictions to have. In this episode, we discuss the benefits of beans and how this dish may even help stave off iron-deficiency anemia. Chef AJ's absolutely divine Holy Mole bean dip is lard-free, oil-free, and infused with rich, [...]

2016-11-29T15:12:09+00:00August 11th, 2011|Press|

4th of July Chili

If you like fireworks, this chili will fire up your taste buds and give you a great kick to celebrate America's birthday! Enjoy the spice, color, texture, and festivities with this nutrient-dense delicious dish. Yield: 5 cups 1 medium onion, diced 2 cups red bell pepper, diced 1 cup carrots, chopped 1 jalapeno pepper, ribs and seeds [...]

2016-11-29T15:12:12+00:00July 1st, 2011|Press|

Bean, Baby Bean Chili! Jon and Julieanna in the Kitchen

This is one of the simplest, heartiest meals that can be whipped up very easily, with minimal work. Plus, it is loaded with antioxidants (tons of various carotenoids which are great for heart and eye health and cancer protection), fiber, vitamins and minerals. Another benefit is that it lasts for days in the refrigerator which [...]

2016-11-29T15:12:25+00:00February 23rd, 2010|Press|