Orange-Coconut “Skinny” Eggplant Fries

Orange-Coconut “Skinny” Eggplant Fries

This vegan, dairy-free and gluten-free recipe is courtesy of Amie Valpone, HHC, AADP, Editor-in-Chief of The Healthy Apple and a Manhattan-based culinary nutritionist, personal chef, professional recipe developer and food writer. ...
Two Non-Dairy Ice Cream Recipes

Two Non-Dairy Ice Cream Recipes

Like many of you, one of my favorite ways to cool off is with a bowl of ice cream, except I prefer to make mine dairy-free.   My recipes for Non-Dairy Frozen Vanilla Custard or the Non-Dairy Banana Walnut Frozen Custard are delicious and healthy ways ...
Quick and Healthy Comfort Foods

Quick and Healthy Comfort Foods

Everyone has a go-to “feel good” meal. Over the years, I’ve figured out how to make healthier versions of my family’s favorite comfort foods so we can enjoy them more often and not feel guilty. Here are two of my recipes (and ...
Salmon Cakes with Yogurt Dill Sauce

Salmon Cakes with Yogurt Dill Sauce

While oatmeal is a wonderful way to add fiber, grains and nutrients to your diet, most folks think of it only as a breakfast food. It’s time to take oatmeal beyond the first meal of the day! Oatmeal is a whole grain because it contains all of t ...
Junk Food: Bad for your Waist and your Wallet

Junk Food: Bad for your Waist and your Wallet

A common reason for choosing calorie-dense processed food over fresh fruits and vegetables is cost. Fast food “value” meals are advertised as being a great bang for your buck, with a sandwich, salty fries and a sugary soda all for one lo ...
Slow Cooker Cobbler

Slow Cooker Cobbler

We’re having record high temperatures in my home state of Texas.   The heat seems to bring out my creativity as I’ve devised a number of ways to avoid using my oven.   My slow cooker is often used in the winter-time for soups and savory d ...