Get the kids in the kitchen with this easy, delicious, and nutritious baked raspberry custard. This simple dessert is a crowd pleaser, chock full or berries and a puffed custard. Everyone will love their own individual portion, a perfect way to end any meal. Swap out the raspberries for blueberries, strawberries, or a mix of […]

Read more

Cauliflower is always a favorite veggie in my home. My Cauliflower Tabbouleh has riced cauliflower, which is a great way to add veggies in place of grains for added vitamins and minerals. This dish gets a ton of flavor and brightness from  spices like turmeric and cumin, herbs like mint and parsley, and citrus like lemon. […]

Read more

Pesto is a great way to add flavor to pasta, grains, vegetables, and animal protein. My Kale Pesto version is a variation of a typical pesto – still garlicky goodness, but full of Vitamins A, C, K, and B6 plus fiber, magnesium, and folate. I use parmesan cheese here as well, providing a ton of […]

Read more

Chili Verde is a beautiful, flavorful green sauce that can be found at most taquerias. This sauce, made from a combination of tomatillos, onions, cumin, and cilantro, is the perfect accompaniment to a range of foods, from fish, chicken, and pork to grains like rice to greens and roasted vegetables. I love to use it […]

Read more

It’s almost picnic season, which means sun, fun, and lots of food! Picnic Day is April 23, so this month’s Recipe Redux showcases our favorite picnic recipes. Here at CNC, we love protein-based salads. However, traditional salads are often drowning in mayonnaise, containing hundreds of unnecessary calories. To lighten it up a bit, I’ve swapped […]

Read more

March was a bit of a bear in the Northeast. I’m sure many of you, like me, are hoping that Spring hurries up and gets here soon. Don’t sunny skies, warmer weather, and flower blooms sound great right about now? For some inspiration, check out my April 2018 Newsletter. This month I’ve got a Gellman […]

Read more

More and more products are being designed for folks on the go. People are less inclined to cook but don’t want to give in by resorting to takeout. Enter the snacks for dinner concept. A typical snack dinner should be half veggies, one quarter protein, and one quarter starch. Hummus dip, vegetables for dipping, and […]

Read more

Chickpea Masala is a delicious vegetarian entree made with a variety of Indian spices. This simplified version uses Greek yogurt instead of cream or coconut milk, making a super fresh, lighter dish. The ingredients come together quickly and can be found primarily in the pantry. Goes wonderfully with your favorite whole grain, such as brown […]

Read more

Looking for an easy, crunchy, refreshing salad? My Romaine with Cucumber with Yogurt Dressing is the perfect choice for a quick lunch or side dish. Romaine not only adds flavor and texture, but also plenty of nutrients. Just one cup provides 5 grams of fiber and more than 60% of your daily needs for Vitamins […]

Read more

Did you know that Pork has more protein than chicken and is high in zinc, iron, and B-vitamins? Pork is an extremely versatile animal protein and my Pork Tenderloin with Mustard recipe is simple and delicious! This is sure to become part of your regular dinner rotation, it’s one of my all time favorite recipes! […]

Read more