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.
Open-Faced Tuna Pesto Melt

Open-Faced Tuna Pesto Melt

Give your old-fashioned tuna melt a gourmet makeover by mixing in pre-made pesto sauce and fiery roasted red peppers. Topped with mild Provolone cheese, these sandwiches are served open faced””making a tasty light lunch or the perfect companion ...
Almond Butter Sesame Noodles

Almond Butter Sesame Noodles

Put down the phone. Guilt-free Chinese takeout is being made in-house tonight. You’ll enjoy the familiar flavors of soy, sesame and onion. But instead of the usual peanut sauce, spaghetti-style noodles are tossed with almond butter for a lighte ...
Cranberry Apple Crisp

Cranberry Apple Crisp

If crust or crumble toppings are your favorite part of baked apple desserts, you’re going to love this Cranberry Apple Crisp. It’s covered with crispy-chewy whole-grain clusters, laced with bits of dried cranberry and crunchy walnuts. Ser ...
Goat Cheese and Garlic Penne

Goat Cheese and Garlic Penne

Go for goat cheese if you want a lighter, healthier alternative to feta or ricotta in a pasta dish. In this meatless, gluten-free Goat Cheese and Garlic Penne, its sweet-tangy creaminess complements the rich flavor of fresh garlic and basil, while a ...
Honey Mustard Dipping Sauce

Honey Mustard Dipping Sauce

Raw veggies, hot pretzels, potato wedges, chicken tenders””everyone’s favorite snacks are even tastier dunked in honey-mustard sauce! Pass on preservative-laced, artificially flavored, squeeze-bottle varieties. This simple recipe calls fo ...
Dark Chocolate Cashew Ginger Bark

Dark Chocolate Cashew Ginger Bark

Spicy, crystallized ginger and crunchy cashews are set into rich, dark chocolate in this elegant, irresistible candy bark. Just three ingredients and two hours are all you need to create a perfect dessert or impressive holiday gift! ...
Gluten-Free Sunflower Seed Stuffing

Gluten-Free Sunflower Seed Stuffing

Spruce up traditional stuffing with the clever addition  of sweet, chopped dried cherries and crunchy sunflower seeds. This gluten-free side dish is made with brown rice instead of bread crumbs–so it can be enjoyed by everyone at your holiday t ...