Asian Inspired Rice Bowls

Ingredients Cooked brown rice Avocado Green onion, chopped Sesame Seeds Soybeans, shelled Shredded carrot   Soy sauce Directions Place cooked rice in a bowl. Top with toppings of choice. Give a tiny drizzle of soy sauce.     Play With Your Food Switch out soybeans and use less avocado...

Mediterranean Potato Salad

  You’ll Need 2 ½ pounds russet potatoes, skins on (about 7 medium size) ¼ cup red onion finely chopped (about a quarter of a large onion) 1/4 cup parsley, finely chopped ½ cup olive oil 1/3 cup lemon juice Salt Pepper   Directions Chop potatoes in a uniform...

Honey Nut Cinnamon Biscotti

Here is a biscotti recipe free of both eggs and dairy. You can jazz it up with flavor combinations of your choice.   You’ll Need 2 cups all-purpose flour ½ cup plus 1 Tablespoon sugar ¾ cup blanched almonds, finely ground ¾ cup whole almonds, coarsely chopped (or other...

Tuscan Bean Soup

This is a delightful soup that incorporates beans into the diet and the leftovers taste even better. You’ll Need 2 slices bacon, chopped 2 Tablespoons olive oil 1 carrot, chopped 1 stalk of celery, chopped 1 medium onion, chopped 2 Tablespoons flour 2 Tablespoons tomato paste 3 cups beef...

Quinoa with Herbs

Talk about a nutrition powerhouse… Quinoa is packed with fiber and protein. This grain is the perfect base to a meal. The herbs in this dish make it pop! You’ll Need 1 cup quinoa 14.5 ounces chicken stock 3 tablespoons water ½ teaspoon freshly ground pepper 1 tablespoon olive...

Roasted Brussels Sprouts with (or without) Bacon

You’ll Need 1 pound brussels sprouts Olive oil (about 2 tablespoons) or 2 pieces of thick cut bacon and one tablespoon olive oil or about 1 tablespoon bacon grease and 1 tablespoon olive oil Salt and pepper Directions if using bacon *Read through directions before starting to help reduce...

Endive Beet and Red Onion Salad

This dish provides some great color and is a nutritious and delicious side. You’ll Need ½ pound raw beets, trimmed 3 heads of Belgian Endives, medium 1 red onion 1 Tablespoon Dijon mustard 1 Tablespoon red wine vinegar salt and pepper 3 Tablespoons olive oil 4 Tablespoons finely chopped...

Fish in Cilantro Sauce

Fish as a regular part of the diet provides a fabulous balance for healthy heart health. You’ll Need 2 pounds red snapper or similar fish 1 small onion, sliced 1 garlic clove, minced 1 Tablespoon olive oil ¼ cup toasted almonds, ground 2 Tablespoons lime juice ½ teaspoon salt...