As we approach the Thanksgiving holiday and folks are getting busy with prepping and cooking, I wanted to share an easy to make recipe with you. Acorn squash has that autumnal taste that is perfect for Thanksgiving! The recipe comes to you from a family member of mine, @chefbaigel (AKA Hana Baig), and you can follow her on Instagram. She loves to cook while she studies to be a doctor! As … [Read more...] about Recipe for Recovery: Roasted Acorn Squash
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It's Pumpkin Season! Here's a quick and easy recipe using canned pumpkin, a great source of concentrated nutrients. Some of the nutrients in canned pumpkin include: Vitamins A, E, K, C, B6, and Riboflavin, and the minerals Copper, Iron, Magnesium, and Potassium. It’s also high in fiber! These are all important in maintaining our immune system as well as eye, heart, gut and skin health! This … [Read more...] about Creamy Vegan Pumpkin Soup Recipe
Diet culture has painted a toxic picture that “ethnic” cuisines are “unhealthy.” The fact is, eating a diet that honors one's cultural background and experience IS nourishment. No matter your cultural or ethnic background, food can be a way of connecting with not only ourselves, but our families, cultures, and traditions. And while many of us are interested in improving overall health and … [Read more...] about 5 Tips for Enjoying Your Cultural Foods: Newsflash…They all Fit, Babe.
While overnight oats are cute and all… THIS Mangú is what I call breakfast rooted in tradition! According to My Dominican Kitchen, “Mangú is traditionally made by mashing boiled green plantains with a mix of its water, oil, and/or butter. It is heavily influenced by African cuisine as it comes from Africa’s Congo Region, which was brought to the island during the Trans-Atlantic slave … [Read more...] about Recipe for Recovery: Mangú – Dominican Mashed Plantains
Avocado and Chicken - It’s a match made in heaven. Enjoy the scrumptious and healthy recipe. Avocado Chicken Alfredo Ingredients: Avocado Alfredo Sauce: 2 large ripe avocados 2 cloves garlic 3/4 cup freshly grated parmesan cheese 1 1/2 cups milk, any kind you like Salt to season 1 tablespoons reserved sun dried tomato oil 1 teaspoon lemon juice (optional to prevent … [Read more...] about Recipe for Recovery: Avocado Chicken Alfredo
This healthy and delicious unstuffed peppers recipe uses frozen vegetables. Unstuffed Peppers Prep Time: 5 minutes Total Time: 25 minutes Servings: 4 Ingredients: 1 Tbs Olive Oil 1 cup Onion, frozen, chopped 2 cup Bell Pepper, frozen, chopped 1 lb Turkey, 93% lean, ground 1/4-1/2 tsp garlic powder 1 tsp Chili Powder 1 1/2 tsp Cumin, ground 1/4 tsp Cayenne Pepper, … [Read more...] about Recipe for Recovery: Unstuffed Peppers with Frozen Vegetables