Salmon Souvlaki Bowls


By Aparna Mele MD; Source: Halfbakedharvest.com For years now, the Mediterranean way of life has been looked to for health inspiration, and it’s easy to see why. The Mediterranean diet has been linked to numerous health benefits, from treating acid reflux to lowering cholesterol and reducing the risk of cardiovascular disease, diabetes, breast cancer and dementia, … Continue reading Salmon Souvlaki Bowls

Roasted Shrimp and Asparagus Salad


By Sana Malik, Personal Chef of Clean Junk Food Ah, summer! Time for barbecues, ice cream, and ice-cold brews. Yes, it is the time for eating those delicious foods that tend to wreak havoc on our systems. While eating hot dogs and hamburgers every weekend is enjoyable, there comes a time when something light is … Continue reading Roasted Shrimp and Asparagus Salad

Strawberry Caprese Farro Salad


Sweet and Savory Salads Salads are perfect for summer. They are light and bright, cool and refreshing, and best of all, you can take advantage of the bounties of your garden or local farmer’s markets!  You can create a symphony in your palate by bringing opposite flavors together in your salads. Try mixing berries, figs, … Continue reading Strawberry Caprese Farro Salad

Gluten Free Pesto Pasta with Steak


With love from: Rachael Romig, owner Just Breathe. Weddings & Events This year my husband and I discovered that he could no longer eat gluten. (Thank you, Dr. Aparna Mele from Digestive Disease Associates!) We should have seen it coming because he has had stomach issues for some time now but hearing it from a … Continue reading Gluten Free Pesto Pasta with Steak

Sweet Brekkie Sweet Potato


The sweet potato is the new star of breakfast. What’s not to love? It’s delicious and versatile, plus loaded with fiber and nutrients like vitamins A and C and potassium. Best of all, it keeps well when made in advance. Get ready to love waking up in the morning with this delicious recipe Sweet Brekkie … Continue reading Sweet Brekkie Sweet Potato

Italian Wedding Soup


Homemade recipe by Maria Theresa Post, a healthy Berks County citizen who hails from Italy! The term “wedding soup” comes from the Italian language phrase “minestra maritata” (“married soup”), which is a reference to the flavor produced by the combination/”marriage” of greens and the meat Ingredients Soup: 12cups low sodium broth 1 pound of curly … Continue reading Italian Wedding Soup

Paleo Chocolate Chip Cookies


Source: www.foodfanatic.com Submitted by Erica Wennell Ingredients 3 1/2 cups Almond Flour 1 teaspoon Baking Soda 1 teaspoon Salt 1/2 cup Coconut Oil, Melted and cooled 1/2 cup Honey 2 Eggs 1 teaspoon Pure Vanilla Extract 2 cups Dark Chocolate Chips, Paleo-friendly, like enjoy life semisweet chocolate mini chips Directions Preheat oven to 375°F. Line … Continue reading Paleo Chocolate Chip Cookies

Seared Grouper with Black-Eyed Pea Relish


What is American Heart Month? American Heart Association February is American Heart Month, a federally designated event, is an ideal time to remind Americans to focus on their hearts and encourage them to get their families, friends and communities involved. Chances are, we all know someone affected by heart disease and stroke, because about 2,300 … Continue reading Seared Grouper with Black-Eyed Pea Relish

Minestrone Soup with Collard Greens and Cannellini


Source: Everyday Food, Oct 2007 Warm up your winter with this gut healthy soup that is loaded with fiber, vitamins, and antioxidants. Bonus, it’s all vegetarian too and a great way to add to your daily vegetable intake! Ingredients 1tbsp olive oil 2 tbsp tomato paste ½ tsp dried thyme 1 medium onion, chopped Coarse … Continue reading Minestrone Soup with Collard Greens and Cannellini