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Roasted Vegetables onion carrot parsnip
Looking for a great way to cook vegetables? You have found it! Roasting vegetables is the simplest, yet most flavorful method to cook vegetables. It is best to match your vegetables with the season, and luckily, this savory balsamic marinade pairs well with any mix of vegetables. This recipe uses...
Banana Muffin with Walnuts and made with flax seed
A delicious and filling start to your day! These muffins are made soft and moist by simply using ripe banana and just a little added sugar and oil. Throw in some ground flaxseed and nuts to add healthy fats! Flaxseeds are a great plant-based source of omega-3 fats that our body needs; they also...
blueberry, peanut butter, milk, banana, smoothie, breakfast
Berries are great antioxidants that increase the health of our brains and our body's various systems. Nuts and seeds are a great source of healthy fats and Vitamin E, which protects our cells from everyday damage. Dark leafy greens are packed with multiple vitamins, like Vitamin K, and can also help...
strawberry, raspberry, cauliflower, milk, smoothie, shake
Berries are great antioxidants that increase the health of our brains and our body's various systems. The Greek yogurt (or nondairy alternative) and milk add protein; the combination of fiber and protein will keep you full for hours! Cauliflower is our secret ingredient here; it will boost the fiber...
strawberries, raspberries, cauliflower, yogurt, milk, smoothie, shake
Berries are great antioxidants that increase the health of our brains and our body's various systems. Nuts and seeds are a great source of healthy fats and Vitamin E, which protects our cells from everyday damage. Dark leafy greens are packed with multiple vitamins, like Vitamin K, and can also help...
blueberries, oats, milk, hemp seeds, banana, smoothie
Berries are great antioxidants that increase the health of our brains and our body's various systems. Nuts and seeds are a great source of healthy fats and Vitamin E, which protects our cells from everyday damage. Dark leafy greens are packed with multiple vitamins, like Vitamin K, and can also help...
Brown Rice and Orange Salad with edamame beans and dried cranberries
Cooking Matters
This heart healthy recipe is full of plant based proteins and fiber loaded with vitamin c. Easy to customize it makes for a refreshing summer treat.
black beans, corn on the cob, bell pepper, red onion, cilantro, salad
This is not your ordinary salad… not only is it a nice summer treat, but it is also packed with healthy ingredients. Black beans are a great source of protein and iron. Corn is rich in the carotenoids, lutein, and zeaxanthin, which are nutrients important for eye health. Both beans and corn are high...
Chocolate Cake in square pan - depression era cake
This cake may not cure your depression, but we hope that it brightens your day! This unique Chocolate Cake recipe was popularized during the great depression when fresh food ingredients (like milk and eggs) were in limited supply; it is rich and chocolatey without using any eggs, butter, or milk! A...
Cowboy Caviar with tortilla chips in white serving ware
Cowboy caviar is a guilt-free dip that adds extra vegetables to your diet. This recipe also contains beans, which are an excellent source of protein and iron with less saturated fat than meat! In the summer when tomatoes are abundant, try grape or cherry tomatoes for variety. Adding avocado will...
chicken breast, corn, black beans, tomato sauce, chicken dinner
Tired of the same old chicken recipes? This dish will change all that with its lively, rich flavors. It also is rich in B vitamins and iron and low in saturated fat and sugar, making it a heart healthy go-to! And, it comes together quickly, so you can have dinner ready in no time flat.
eggs, spinach, tomato sauce, chickpeas, breakfast, dinner
Chickpeas are a rich source of folate and zinc; both help keep your brain and eyes healthy. When paired with vitamin A and C-rich tomato sauce, you have a well-rounded meal. This recipe is quick and vegetarian-friendly!
Pulled pork sandwich on a pretzel bun
Tim Artz
This BBQ Pulled Pork sandwich can be made with leftover pork roast. It is extremely easy to make, and the result is the best BBQ sandwiches you have ever tasted. All you really need is a good store-bought BBQ sauce; be sure to check the Nutrition Facts Label for a lower sugar option. Enjoy!
crispy catfish nuggets in a bowl with lemon wedge
Food has the great ability to connect us with people and remind us of the memorable moments in life. Here we have a New Orleans style remoulade dipping sauce paired perfectly with catfish nuggets. Try this sauce with crispy potatoes or shrimp; it will surely elevate any appetizer dish to the level...
Lemon Herb Chicken with mushrooms and rice on white plate
Tim Artz
Looking for a delicious, juicy chicken recipe? You have found it! The secret to this flavorful chicken is the marinade with olive oil and lemon juice. The marinade also includes herbs to enhance the flavor. The result is a tender, juicy chicken breast. Enjoy!
Remoulade Sauce
The recipe for this Remoulade Sauce was created to pair with Tim's Crispy Catfish Nuggets, but it pairs well with many fish and seafood dishes such as Crab Cakes or Baked Cod.
Slow Roasted Pork Loin in dutch oven with lime and avocado in front of the picture
A large roast can seem a bit intimidating to some. In fact, with a little patience and an easy spice rub, it is simple to prepare and cook; plus, leftovers freeze beautifully. Best of all? You can cook it in a slow cooker or oven and the leftovers can be used to create new meals that week. This...
Spiral pasta with feta cheese and cucumbers and tomatoes
A Refreshing and filling summer meal that is perfect for summer lunches on the patio. Its colorful medley of vegetables and tangy lemon garlic dressing will appeal to even the pickiest eaters.
Hummingbird Cupcakes with cream cheese frosting - light dusting of cinnamon and pecan halves
Hummingbird cake is a popular, Southern recipe that uses pineapple, cream cheese, and pecans. While delicious, the classic recipe is very high in sugar and fat. In this recipe we have made a few ingredient substitutions that uphold the original flavor and texture of the cake but eliminate some of...
corn on the cob, mayo, cayenne pepper, elote
Corn is a favorite of summertime cookouts, and this side dish is a popular choice you will find at outdoor markets while the weather is hot! We have adjusted the recipe a bit to enhance the health benefits and to ensure it is Gluten Free. The fiber in corn helps you stay full for longer; corn is...
canned salmon, cucumber, onions, bun, burger
Salmon is a versatile fish that is rich in healthy fats, Omega-3 fats. Omega-3 fatty acids help reduce inflammation and supports the eye’s oily outer layer. Salmon also provides us with Vitamin D, which helps maintain our bones strong. This delicious salmon burger recipe is a great way to take care...
hand holding celery root before preparation
This underappreciated root vegetable can be roasted, sautéed, boiled, and mashed. It is also packed with fiber, vitamins B6, C and K and a good source of potassium and phosphorus. Try it as a quick side dish and an interesting alternative to roasted potatoes.