Posts Categorized: Video Recipes

Veggie Tray w/ Ranch Dip

Red Peppers, Carrot, Broccoli, plus Ranch Dip in Cabbage Bowl

The Veggie Tray with Ranch Dressing is a healthy recipe to serve at parties. The homemade Ranch Dressing below improves on the grocery store version, flavorful and chemical-free. Salad dressing recipes made from scratch are bound to be healthier than store-bought.

Lavender Orange Shortbread (w/Virgin Olive Oil)- Tea Party!

Here’s a streamlined shortbread recipe, unique and full of flavor. Change it up by using toasted fennel seeds in place of the lavender flowers, or dip half the cookie into melted chocolate… Makes almost 2 dozen cookies. INGREDIENTS 1 stick butter (1/2 c.), room temperature 1/4 tsp. salt, as desired (especially if using unsalted butter)…

Cauliflower Soup w/Garbanzos, Coriander & Pine Nut Garnish

Bowl of soup: Garbanzo beans, coriander seeds, cauliflower

The garbanzo beans add protein, plus a sort of buttery richness. Also, after roasting the cauliflower (to develop flavor), “steeping” it in some hot water creates a creamier texture and flavors the broth. Chicken stock and other seasonings aren’t necessary, although one might play with the ingredients according to what’s on hand. On the nutritional…

Hawaiian Rice Salad

Coconut Rice Salad w/ Mango, Macadamias, Cilantro

What am I bringing to the 4th of July potluck? I suppose I better bring this- I know its the hostess’s favorite! Oh yay- it will even provide “resistant starch”, a prebiotic that helps us to have a healthy gut. (Healthy gut, happy life, isn’t that how the saying goes?!)

Quick Chicken Alfredo

Plate w/ Fettucine, Chicken and Cream Sauce

“Leftovers”? Put to Work, and Awesome! This popular Italian pasta dish, with its creamy base and fresh garlic flavor, can utilize “leftover” chicken. Delicious! While “Fettucine Alfredo” is most traditional, we use rotelle pasta at The New Deli, which cooks up easily (it’s less likely to stick together). Our version is also lighter than most…