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.
Savory White & Black Bean Soup

Savory White & Black Bean Soup

Cooking with black beans is easy””tuck them into burritos, stir them into chili, mix with a mound of rice. White beans, on the other hand, have appeal, but…how can they be used? Thanks to this recipe, you don’t need to think twice a ...
Sweet Spring Coleslaw

Sweet Spring Coleslaw

Satisfy crunch cravings with this colorful coleslaw, speckled with caraway seeds and tossed with healthy Greek yogurt instead of mayonnaise.  Red cabbage is rich in fiber, potassium and vitamins A, C, K and B-6″”plus, it’s naturally sweet ...
Tuna & Tomato Pasta

Tuna & Tomato Pasta

Take a break from your usual mayo-smothered tuna salad sandwich lunch with this light dish made from whole grain pasta shells, cherry tomatoes and tuna tossed in olive oil and lemon juice. It’s a great way to squeeze in a serving of healthy ome ...
Cranberry & Coconut Buckwheat Porridge

Cranberry & Coconut Buckwheat Porridge

If a bowl of oatmeal is your go-to breakfast, you’ll enjoy this warm porridge made from buckwheat–a gluten-free, grain-like seed that has a nutty flavor and a soft, chewy texture when cooked. Like oatmeal, buckwheat is high in fiber and p ...
Sweet Strawberry & Greens Smoothie

Sweet Strawberry & Greens Smoothie

Stuck in a smoothie slump? Try this recipe for a sweet drink that really packs in the greens. Spinach is already a popular ingredient, but spirulina and maca may be new superfood additions to your kitchen. Just a pinch of these easy-to-use powders pr ...
Orange Asparagus Pasta Salad

Orange Asparagus Pasta Salad

Not your ordinary pasta salad, this gourmet dish gets a citrusy and nutritious twist when warm, gluten-free penne is tossed with fresh-squeezed orange juice, slender asparagus spears and  chopped pistachio nuts. No need to pre-steam the greens” ...
Vegan Chocolate Pudding

Vegan Chocolate Pudding

Rich, chocolaty pudding made without dairy or eggs? You bet! In this recipe, ripe avocados are blended with smooth peanut butter, chocolate protein powder and a dash of almond extract for a sweet-and-creamy vegan dessert. Serve chilled, topped with f ...