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.
Cantaloupe & Arugula Summer Salad

Cantaloupe & Arugula Summer Salad

Sweeten a summer salad with fresh, flavorful fruit! Cubed cantaloupe is a colorful and nutritious addition, with a single cupful supplying more than 100 percent of the recommended daily intake of vitamin A and satisfying 95 percent of your daily R ...
Mayo-less Avocado Egg Salad

Mayo-less Avocado Egg Salad

Light and fluffy, minus the mayonnaise in traditional egg salad, this spread makes a scrumptious sandwich filler or protein-packed cracker topping.  The creamy texture comes from nutritious Greek yogurt, and avocado adds healthy fat to the mix. Stir ...
Grilled Mozzarella & Basil Pizza

Grilled Mozzarella & Basil Pizza

As the weather heats up, keep your kitchen cool! Grilling goes beyond basic burgers and dogs with this homemade pizza cooked over an open flame. Its chewy, crispy crust and bold, wood-fired flavor beat oven-baked any night””and you can easily c ...
Fresh Dill Hummus

Fresh Dill Hummus

Homemade is always best, but when cooking from scratch isn’t possible, it’s OK to compromise! In this recipe, plain-flavored prepared hummus is jazzed up with chopped dill and smoked paprika””providing zesty, fresh flavor with very ...
Grilled Portobello Mushrooms

Grilled Portobello Mushrooms

Veggie burgers are great on the grill, but if they’re unwrapped from a package, you’re still eating processed food. Try grilling up thick, meaty portobello mushrooms instead. This “real food” recipe requires only a light brush ...
Black Bean & Corn Quesadillas

Black Bean & Corn Quesadillas

The word quesadilla translates to “cheesy little thing”””but not all recipes require heavy amounts of the gooey, melted stuff. In this version, black beans are mashed and combined with corn kernels, tomato salsa, herbs and a little ...
Coconut Grilled Eggplant

Coconut Grilled Eggplant

Get your grill ready for the big get-together with a recipe that’s perfect for your vegetarian guests. Thick-sliced eggplant is tossed with a mixture of sweet honey, olive oil and coconut flakes then grilled until tender. Serve it as a side wit ...