All Natural Hot Chocolate Mix

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Cozy up this holiday with a natural way to enjoy hot chocolate. It’s easy! Ingredients: 2 1/2 cups non-fat powdered milk 2 cups icing sugar 1 cup cocoa 2 teaspoons cornstarch 1/2 teaspoon salt Directions: 1. Using food processor, combine all ingredients thoroughly until no lumps or visible bits of brown or white can be… Continue reading »

Low-Fat Sweet Potato Pie

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Enjoy the season with this delicious pie. You’ll think it’s the best pumpkin pie you’ve ever tasted. The difference is that sweet potatoes are much easier to chop and cook than fresh pumpkins. You’ll never miss the extra calories. Ingredients 1 (1pound) sweet potato 1/2 cup butter, softened 1 cup white sugar 1/2 cup milk… Continue reading »

Homemade Applesauce- The Perfect Healthy Snack

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You know it’s Fall when you see those delicious apples! Of course apples are great for snacking, but they’re also a sign that it’s time to break out those cold weather recipes. Applesauce is one of our favorite ways to enjoy the season. It is simply a puree made of cooked apples and it’s really… Continue reading »

Refreshing Watermelon Iced Green Tea

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Using seasonal fruit, like watermelon, reduces the carbon footprint of this drink! Feel free to substitute any other fruit (such as peaches or strawberries) that are in season! Try pairing it with an eco-friendly cheese platter. Serves 8 Ingredients: 4 cups seedless watermelon flesh, cubed 2 cups hot water   Green tea (2 tsp loose leaf or 2 tea… Continue reading »

Tips For Grilling Fruits & Vegetables

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There’s something really special about fresh fruits and veggies cooked on the grill. We thought to kick off the grilling season we’d pass along some favorite tips for grilling. • Use a light brushing of canola oil on vegetables and fruits to help prevent sticking. The use of a non-stick grate or foil packets lightly… Continue reading »

Asparagus with Fried Egg

Asparagus Fried Egg with Parmesan Cheese Recipe

Quick, easy, nutritious and delicious. Directions: Drizzle steamed asparagus with olive oil. Top with a sunny-side egg and shaved Parmesan; season with salt & pepper

Portobello, Broccoli, and Red-Pepper Melts

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Celebrate Meatless Monday with pizza! You won’t even miss the meat with these Portobello, Broccoli & red Pepper melts! They’re ready in under 30 minutes too! Ingredients ?    1 small head broccoli, cut into small florets (stalk discarded) ?    1 tablespoon olive oil ?    Coarse salt and ground pepper ?    4 portobello mushrooms (stems removed),… Continue reading »

Linguine Frittata With Greens

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Yay! It’s Meatless Monday! We love this Frittata with Greens. We think you will too! Ingredients •    Cooking spray •    2 teaspoons butter, divided •    1 cup thinly sliced leek •    3 large eggs, or equivalent egg substitute •    5 large egg whites •    1/3 cup 1% low-fat milk •    1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese… Continue reading »

Spiced Red Wine-Poached Pears

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These poached pears are the perfect healthy dessert for a winter meal. Ingredients 2 cups dry red wine, such as cabernet or merlot 1/4 cup plus 1 tablespoon sugar 1 orange, juiced (about 1/2 cup) 1 (1 by 3-inch) strip orange zest 1 cinnamon stick 2 cloves 4 firm, ripe pears Directions In a 4-quart… Continue reading »

Eco Friendly Wine- To Drink Or Not To Drink?

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Everyone is trying to be green today, from driving a hybrid car to eating organic produce or switching on energy-efficient light bulbs. The next step to protecting the Earth could be green wine. But would you drink it? Many people want to live a green lifestyle, and drinking wines that are organic and natural can… Continue reading »

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