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October 30, 2014

Quick Healthy Recipe

Today I am sharing with you how to make Creamy Pumpkin Soup with Toasted Hazelnuts as a Garnish. This recipe is so simple to make and is perfect for upcoming Holiday parties or to make for your family! This soup can be ready in less than 30 minutes, is gluten-free, vegan and so flavorful!  I love this soup with a side of toasted sprouted bread or a nice big salad! Right now I am loving mache lettuce in my salads, so buttery and delicious!

For full details on how to make this soup watch the How-To video and see the recipe below! Happy soup making! 




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October 28, 2014

Plus The Variety of Ways To Enjoy Pumpkin!

It’s that time of year when pumpkin is everyone’s favorite ingredient! From pumpkin bread, pumpkin cookies, pumpkin smoothies, pumpkin lattes and the list goes on. While not all pumpkin themed food and beverages are a healthy choice, the vegetable is! 

Cooking With Pumpkin

Fresh: Small sugar pie pumpkins or red kuri pumpkins are the best choice for roasting, baking and cooking. Save the large pumpkin varieties for carving to celebrate Halloween. Small sugar pumpkins typically weigh between 2-8 pounds and when baked, one small pumpkin typically yields the same amount as one 15-ounce can of pumpkin puree.

How To Cook Fresh Pumpkin: To roast pumpkins, slice off the top of the pumpkin to remove the stem and then slice the pumpkins in half. Scoop out the center and save the seeds for roasting! Place pumpkin halves on a baking…

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October 24, 2014

Quick Halloween Recipe

Hey Everyone! Happy Friday! In today’s video I am sharing with you how-to make a delicious Pumpkin Pecan Milkshake. This milkshake is so thick and creamy I know you’re going to love it! This recipe is dairy-free, gluten-free and vegan… and it proves that healthy can taste AHmazing! This recipe makes two 16-ounce servings, enough for you and a friend! Or, if you’re planning a  party, portion out 4 to 6 ounce servings into small little cups and serve as “Milkshake Samplers”… this way everyone can have a taste! 


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This Recipe Is

  • Vegan

  • Plant-Based

  • Gluten-Free

  • Dairy-Free

  • Delicious!



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October 22, 2014

When I attend a Halloween party, I know that people are always curious what the… “Dietitian” is going to bring! As you can see from all the recipes I’ve been sharing this week, healthy does not have to be boring or bland. In fact, healthy can taste even better than processed or more traditional foods that are often considered to be the “tastier” version. As a Registered Dietitian, I love bringing a vegetable dish to a party and to my joy the response is great! People love having refreshing, light and crisp tasting vegetables among all of the sugary treats. 

I have been making this pumpkin shaped veggie platter for years now so it was a perfect fit to include in our Halloween Recipe Party Week! It’s so simple to make, as you can see from the picture below! To make this dish what you’ll need is carrots,…

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October 21, 2014

Quick Healthy Recipes

I hope you’ve been having a blast during our Halloween Recipe Party Week! Today I’m sharing how to make Spookamole with Ghost Chips! Chips and dip are a party classic, and when it’s Hallowen, why not step it up a notch?! This fun, festive, healthy and delicious recipe looks impressive (your friends will think you’re so creative!) yet it’s so simple to make! You can watch the how-to video and get the recipe below. If you make this dish, I’d love to know! Leave a comment below!



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 This Recipe Is:

  • Vegan

  • Gluten-Free

  • Delicious!

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