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Healthy Recipe collection to make your healthier life easy!

Easy Spicy Roasted Cauliflower

By Amy Hodder | Nov 9, 2017

This is a perfect side dish for a quick and easy weeknight meal. Just toss it all together and pop it in the oven for a flavorful, low carb side that pairs well with everything from poultry to beef and pork roasts. Prep time: 5 minutes Cook time: 25-27 minutes Serves 4 Ingredients: 1 large…

Arugula, Portobello, & Feta Frittata

By Amy Hodder | Nov 7, 2017

Frittatas are often prepared in well-seasoned cast iron skillets or other non-stick ovenproof pans or cookware. However, a standard 10” non-stick skillet will also work provided you don’t try to pop it in the oven! This savory stovetop frittata is easy to make and really versatile. The most difficult part is deciding whether you should…

Pan-Roasted Brussels Sprouts & Bacon

By Amy Hodder | Oct 27, 2017

This delicious side dish is full of caramelized flavor punctuated by tasty bits of bacon and crispy goodness. Pair this dish with pork chops or roasted chicken for a wonderful, low-carb meal. Prep time: 10 minutes Cook time: 25-30 minutes Serves 4-6 Ingredients: 4 thick-cut bacon slices 1½ lbs. fresh Brussels sprouts, trimmed and cut…

Lemon-Pepper Baked Chicken Wings

By Amy Hodder | Oct 27, 2017

These spicy baked chicken wings are perfect for game day or anytime you need to whip up a casual, yet delicious, appetizer. Making your own homemade flavored seasonings is easy. However, finding the perfect balance of flavors is more of an art than a science, because individual tastes vary so widely. The proportions shared here…

Egg Soldiers (without toast!)

By Amy Hodder | Oct 21, 2017

A much healthier way to enjoy your eggs   Ingredients 1 soft-boiled egg 5 spears of steamed asparagus OR steamed green beans   Method Cut the soft-boiled egg in half and serve with the steamed asparagus or green beans for dipping.

Crunchy Peach Pots

By Amy Hodder | Oct 21, 2017

For breakfast or an anytime snack. (Vegan option included) Ingredients 1 peach peeled and cut into bite-sized chunks 150g pot Greek Yoghurt ( or coconut yoghurt for vegan option) 2 tbsp puffed/popped quinoa 1 tsp honey (replace with maple syrup for vegan option) 1 tablespoon mixed nuts (optional)   Method In a short glass layer…

Rosemary Fries

By Amy Hodder | Oct 21, 2017

Ingredients 1kg/2lbs of potatoes 3 tbsp coconut oil 4 large sprigs of rosemary pinch of cayenne pepper   Method Heat oven to 200C/180C fan/gas 6. In a shallow roasting pan, add 1 tbsp of the oil and place in the oven to heat up while you prepare the potatoes Cut potatoes into chunky chips/sticks Pour…

Pickle-Braised Chicken Thighs with Cauliflower “Rice”

By Amy Hodder | Oct 1, 2017

The dill pickle juice adds a wonderful briny flavor to this recipe. If you find the finished flavor is too strong for your tastes, it can be tempered by adding additional chicken broth when making the pan sauce. Prep time: 10 minutes Cook time: 55-60 minutes Serves 4 Ingredients: Chicken Thighs: 2 T. extra virgin…

Thyme and Caper Salmon Bruschetta

By Amy Hodder | Jul 26, 2016

Enhance the flavor of smoked salmon with fragrant white pepper, pungent fenugreek and aromatic thyme. This is a great recipe for outdoor entertaining, and works equally well as a winter starter. Ingredients For the salmon: 10 to 12 ounces cold smoked salmon, chopped 2 tablespoons grapeseed oil Zest and juice of 1 lemon 2 shallots or ½ small red onion,…

The Power of Plants

By Amy Hodder | Jun 9, 2016

​Mankind has understood the power of plants for millennia, although perhaps more so eons ago than in modern times. The use of plants for medicinal purposes in China is mentioned early in recorded history and remains a key component of TCM. The Native Americans have always known plants hold power far beyond providing food and…

​DIY Father’s Day Lotion Bars

By Amy Hodder | Jun 2, 2016

The day to celebrate dads is here again. Instead of giving your father the typical tie or bottle of cologne, give him the gift of smooth skin. This recipe combines nourishing oils and butters to moisturize the skin, along with pure essential oils to naturally scent without alcohol or synthetic fragrances. Supplies Double broiler Personal…

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