Author Archives: Amie Valpone

Full Name: Amie Valpone Website: http://thehealthyapple.com/
Info: Amie Valpone, HHC, AADP is the Editor-in-Chief of TheHealthyApple.com; she is a Manhattan based Personal Chef, Culinary Nutritionist, Professional Recipe Developer, Food Photographer and Writer specializing in simple gluten-free and dairy-free “˜Clean’ recipes using whole foods. Amie recently healed herself from six years of chronic pain, exhausting every doctor in the country and Mayo Clinic; she shares her story of how Clean Eating saved her life and inspires you to Clean up your food, too. Amie lives in Manhattan, NYC where she cooks for a variety of clients including celebrities and people with busy lifestyles who enjoy healthy, fresh food.
Vegan Stuffed Mushrooms

Vegan Stuffed Mushrooms

If you like mushrooms, it’s hard not to love them stuffed. These bite-sized, decadent treats are made with gluten-free crackers and dairy-free cheese, leaving no one at your dinner table longing. Think you can stop at just one? With such wholes ...
Grilled Orange-Cilantro Shrimp

Grilled Orange-Cilantro Shrimp

Let burgers and dogs take a backseat at your next barbecue! These Grilled Orange-Cilantro Shrimp are just as easy to make but add a touch of elegance to any party platter. Toss with fresh-squeezed OJ, olive oil, cilantro and a little minced jalapeno ...
Pumpkin Hazelnut Bark

Pumpkin Hazelnut Bark

Can’t resist candy this time of year? Create your own treat with non-tricky ingredients! Luscious dark chocolate, hearty hazelnuts and a dash of pumpkin pie spice come together in this incredibly easy recipe for Pumpkin Chocolate Bark. Chunky, ...
Almond-Cashew Butter Cups

Almond-Cashew Butter Cups

What’s better than chocolate and peanut butter, when it comes to candy bar  flavors? Try dark chocolate and almond butter””with a sprinkling of chopped cashews””and see for yourself! Replicate the wrinkled-edge look of store-bought ...
Dark Chocolate Dried Cherries

Dark Chocolate Dried Cherries

Like a match made in heaven, rich dark chocolate and tangy, tart dried cherries come together in this super-simple recipe for a snack or dessert that’s as delicious as it is good for you. With antioxidants and vitamin C, you can have a handful ...
Autumn Roasted Squash

Autumn Roasted Squash

Roasting acorn squash is a quick-and-easy way to prepare this mild and slightly-sweet, orangish-yellow “veggie” (which, like pumpkin, is technically a fruit). Just cut into wedges, prep with agave nectar and cinnamon and bake for about 2 ...
Dark Chocolate Pistachio-Almond Fudge

Dark Chocolate Pistachio-Almond Fudge

Get your fudge fix with these nut-studded dark chocolate squares that look like they’re from an upscale candy shop but can be made easily on your stovetop. Packed with pistachios””one of the most protein-rich and lowest-calorie nuts” ...