Recipes

Delicious (and Healthy!) Phyllo Pie Crust

Delicious (and Healthy!) Phyllo Pie Crust

In the great state of Michigan, we are known for many things–the Auto Industry, Great Lakes and the Mackinac Bridge–to name a few. My personal favorite, however, is our abundance of cherries. All over Northwestern Michigan cherry trees grow far and wide. And when you have bounties of cherries there is only one thing you […]

Sweet Potatoes: A Nutritional Powerhouse!

Sweet Potatoes: A Nutritional Powerhouse!

Well, it is November and you know what that means – Thanksgiving is almost here! And you know what that leads to? Sweet potatoes! These, contrary to what people believe, are different than yams (even though the names are used interchangeably) and are packed with nutrition. Sweet potatoes are very versatile and to experience the […]

Hot and Sweet Chipotle Pumpkin Seeds

Hot and Sweet Chipotle Pumpkin Seeds

Wait! Don’t throw out your pumpkins just yet! If you’re looking for a healthy and protein-filled snack, check out this tasty recipe for Hot and Sweet Chipotle Pumpkin Seeds. You’ll taste-buds will be forever grateful! Ingredients 1 cup pumpkin seeds, raw 4 garlic cloves, crushed or through a press 1/4 teasp. salt or to taste […]

Post Superbowl Juice Cleanse: Simple 3-Day Cleanse to Detox, Replenish, and Rejuvenate

Post Superbowl Juice Cleanse: Simple 3-Day Cleanse to Detox, Replenish, and Rejuvenate

February 4, 2013 I’m so glad the Superbowl is over! Nothing against sports or football lovers, but I found myself snacking on some pretty unhealthy food that did unmentionable things to my digestive system (except for my homemade orange-tangelo Italian soda; that was pretty tasty, lol). Some of the Superbowl commercials were pretty funny (my […]

Delicious Recipes: Creole Chicken & Herbed Rice

Delicious Recipes: Creole Chicken & Herbed Rice

This dish will definitely rock your taste buds with its spicy,¬†Cajun¬†appeal. Serve the chicken on a bed of herbed rice and it will have you¬†mesmerized just like the vibrant city of New Orleans! Nutritional Info: Nutritional Facts Servings 4 Calories/serving 282 Fat (grams) 10 Cholesterol ¬†(milligrams) 63 Sodium (milligrams) 368 Carbs (grams) 23 Protein (grams) […]

Delicious Recipes: Jerk Turkey Burgers with Tropical Salsa

Delicious Recipes: Jerk Turkey Burgers with Tropical Salsa

A delicious mix of Jamaican and Latin flavors gives this dish its signature taste. ¬†Bake some sweet potato fries or¬†plantain¬†chips ¬†and you have a great pairing! Nutritional Info: Nutritional Facts Servings 4 Calories/serving 329 Fat (grams) 11 Cholesterol ¬†(milligrams) 90 Sodium (milligrams) 511 Carbs (grams) 32 Protein (grams) 24 Tropical Salsa 3/4 cup diced fresh […]

Delicious Recipes: Chicken with Lemon-Pepper Sauce

Delicious Recipes: Chicken with Lemon-Pepper Sauce

  This simple and delicious recipe is¬†delightfully¬†flavorful, healthy, packs a lot of protein. You can pair it with some minted green peas and steam potatoes and viola! You have a quick and healthy meal for the whole family. ¬†Here’s some of the nutritional facts: Nutritional Facts Servings 4 Calories/serving 242 Fat (grams) 10 Cholesterol ¬†(milligrams) […]