Archive for May 2016

Making Our New Years’ Resolutions Work!

Many of us want to make positive changes in our diet, activity, lifestyle and attitude to support our vision of improved-health. Why is it then, that most New Years’ Resolutions fail ? We certainly don’t start out with that in mind ! Most of us don’t plan to fail… We fail to plan ! There are many…

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Pesto Chicken Veggie Meatballs

Pesto Chicken Veggie Meatballs

Pesto Chicken Veggie Meatballs Yield: about 30-35 meatballs Ingredients: 1 pound ground chicken breast 1/2 medium red bell pepper 1 medium carrot 1 cup zucchini 3 tablespoons pesto 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 tablespoon olive oil Instructions: Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Gently pat the zucchini dry and add to a large bowl with the…

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Pecan Brussel Sprout Salad

Pecan Brussel Sprout Salad

Pecan Brussel Sprout Salad Ingredients: 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 tablespoon butter 1 pound brussel sprouts 1/2 cup raisins 1/2 cup pecans Dressing Ingredients: 2 tablespoons olive oil 1/2 teaspoon apple cider vinegar 1/2 teaspoon dijon mustard Salt and pepper, to taste Instructions: In a skillet, lightly grill brussel sprouts in olive oil on medium…

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Blueberry Feta Salad

Blueberry Feta Salad

Blueberry Feta Salad Ingredients: 6 cups mixed greens 1 cup fresh blueberries 4 oz. crumbled feta cheese 1/4 cup almonds red onion slivers, to taste For the Dressing: 1/3 cup olive oil 1/3 cup golden balsamic vinegar 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1 tablespoon honey 1 teaspoon poppy seeds 1/4 teaspoon pepper Instructions: Layer salad ingredients…

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Rosemary Cherry Balsamic Roasted Chicken

Rosemary Cherry Balsamic Roasted Chicken

Rosemary Cherry Balsamic Roasted Chicken Ingredients: 1 whole free range chicken’s legs, wings, thighs and breasts 6 fresh sprigs of rosemary 2 cups pitted cherries 2 cloves garlic, minced 1/2 cup olive oil 3 tablespoons balsamic vinegar Kosher salt Instructions: Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F. In the bottom of a heavy pan or…

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