Recipes


Sweet Cravings (May 12, 2014)

Gluten-free baking star Kyra Bussanich shares her story and delicious recipes from her new cookbook. By Diana Price Photos by Leela Cyd For those of us with a sweet tooth, it might be hard to top the sensory... Continue Reading

Paleo Cooking from Elana’s Pantry (February 24, 2014)

Taste comes first in this collection of simple, delicious recipes from blogger and cookbook author Elana Amsterdam. When Elana Amsterdam started cooking gluten-free meals after a diagnosis of celiac disease,... Continue Reading

Cooking for Life (June 18, 2013)

A new cookbook offers recipes bursting with flavor and health-boosting nutrients. Stories about “power foods” pop up frequently in health and cooking news today—magical, mystical ingredients for... Continue Reading

Cooking with Fruits and Vegetables (May 1, 2013)

In the introduction to Ripe: A Fresh, Colorful Approach to Fruits and Vegetables (Running Press, 2011; $25), author Cheryl Sternman Rule offers readers an upfront description of exactly what to expect:... Continue Reading

Weight Loss After 40 (September 17, 2012)

By Paulette Lambert, RD, CDE Director of Nutrition, California Health & Longevity Institute Good-bye, estrogen; hello, body fat! Ask any woman over 40 years of age and most will agree: it’s just... Continue Reading

Get Fresh (August 3, 2012)

Summer is the season for farm-fresh, flavorful foods. By Laurie Wertich Behold the bounty of summer—ripe tomatoes, juicy watermelon, and growers’ markets ablaze in color. The height of summer means... Continue Reading

Naturally Delicious (March 29, 2012)

Ready to embrace cooking with natural foods but not sure where to start? Cookbook author Heidi Swanson offers insight into building a natural-foods pantry and creating delicious, nutritious meals. By Diana... Continue Reading

A Plant-Based Diet Offers Great Benefits (March 21, 2012)

By Paulette Lambert, RD, CDE Director of Nutrition, California Health & Longevity Institute We are hearing a lot about the potential benefits of a plant-based diet; even former president Bill Clinton... Continue Reading

Build a Better Smoothie (July 27, 2011)

A few simple additions can ensure that your smoothie packs a nutritional punch. By Laurie Wertich Smoothies are a popular choice among busy people looking for a quick, nutritious meal. But often these... Continue Reading

Building a Great Soup (January 18, 2011)

If your only experience with soup involves a can opener and a microwave, it’s time to take this wonderful and nutritious meal a little more seriously. Soups pack a nutritional punch and come in so many... Continue Reading

Nutrition and Prostate Cancer: Look to Fruit, Veggies for Cancer-fighting Phytochemicals (November 22, 2010)

Naturally occurring plant chemicals, called phytochemicals, are being increasingly studied for their potential role as anticancer agents. Evaluations of phytochemical sources such as apples, onions, garlic,... Continue Reading

Pineapple with Ginger and Vanilla (July 26, 2010)

Ingredients: 1, 3-inch piece fresh ginger, peeled and thinly sliced 1 vanilla bean, split and scraped 1/3 cup honey 2/3 cup water 1 fresh pineapple, whole Candied ginger, slivered, for garnish Directions: In... Continue Reading

Berry Crisp (July 26, 2010)

Ingredients: 5 cups mixed berries, washed, drained and hulled (Can use blueberries, blackberries, raspberries or strawberries) 1 Tbsp. lemon juice 2 Tbsp. tapioca 2-4 Tbsp. sugar, adjust according to the... Continue Reading

Roasted or Grilled Pineapple (June 25, 2010)

Ingredients: 1 fresh, ripe pineapple 1 Tbsp. no trans fat margarine 2 Tbsp. brown sugar 2 Tbsp. rum 1 qt. lite vanilla ice cream or frozen yogurt Directions: Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.  Peel, core... Continue Reading

Crispy Garlic Shrimp (June 16, 2010)

Ingredients: 3 Tbsp. lite Caesar dressing 1 Tbsp. lemon juice 1/4 tsp. cayenne pepper 1 1/2 lbs. large shrimp, raw and deveined 1 cup whole wheat bread crumbs 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese, shredded 2 Tbsp.... Continue Reading

Asian Chicken Salad (June 16, 2010)

Ingredients: 1/4 cup lite soy sauce 1 Tbsp. sesame oil 2 Tbsp. rice vinegar 1Tbsp. Dijon mustard 1 Tbsp. ginger, chopped 1/4 tsp. crushed red pepper flakes 1 1/2 lbs. or 4 cups Napa cabbage, shredded 2... Continue Reading

Wellness Kitchen: Breakfast Scramble (August 6, 2009)

Chef Veronica demonstrates how to make a delicious and nutritious breakfast scramble. CHEF VERONICA RAINS: Hi. Thank you for joining me today. We’re going to be making a delicious breakfast scramble.... Continue Reading

Wellness Kitchen: Peach Pomegranate Smoothie (August 3, 2009)

Certified nutritionist and author of the Cancer Nutrition Center Handbook, Carolyn Katzin, makes a delicious Peachy Pomegranate Smoothie.  Carolyn is also the creator of The DNA Diet. CAROLYN KATZIN:... Continue Reading

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