Archives for Healthy Cooking


Butternut Squash Chili

by Michele Pesula Kuegler November 11th, 2016| Healthy Cooking, Main Dishes, Recipes, Soups & Stews, Vegetarian
I will admit it takes a special palate and an open mind to consider this recipe. In fact, when I named this recipe I considered calling it Vegetarian Chili. I probably could have convinced more people to continue reading if I hadn't mentioned that butternut squash has a prominent role

Homemade Hummus- So Simple

by Michele Pesula Kuegler September 14th, 2016| Appetizers, Healthy Cooking, Recipes, Spreads & Sauces, Vegetarian
Everyone in my house likes hummus, even the kids who really aren't kids anymore. However, they've liked it since they were kids and often requested it for their lunches. On busy weeks I have been known to buy hummus at the grocery, but when I take the 10 minutes to
pineapple gazpacho

Recipe: Pineapple Gazpacho

by Michele Pesula Kuegler August 10th, 2016| Healthy Cooking, Recipes, Soups & Stews, Vegetarian
When the day's weather forecast is temps in the 80s and 90s with lots of humidity, I am not apt to want a hot dinner. Focusing on simple, chilled meals I make salads, sandwiches, and soup. Yes, I wrote soup. Although the word soup conjures images of pots simmering on
chunky avocado sauce

Recipe: Quick Avocado Sauce for Pasta

by Michele Pesula Kuegler April 27th, 2016| Healthy Cooking, Main Dishes, Recipes, Simple Solutions, Spreads & Sauces, Vegetarian
In our house, we are pretty one-dimensional in our use of avocado. It is either used on its own to top a sandwich or burger or turned into guacamole. I know there are plenty of other uses for avocado: hidden in brownie recipes, added to smoothies, and more. When I

6 Soups to Ward Off the Winter Chill

by TT Editors January 18th, 2016| Healthy Cooking, Recipes

Get rid of the winter chill with a steaming bowl of homemade soup. Looking for a healthy recipe? How about Savory Butternut Squash & Spinach Soup? Get the recipe here.

Here’s another healthy soup recipe that you make the night

Recipe: Charred Corn Salad with Basil and Tomatoes

by BnB Finder January 15th, 2016| Best BnB Bites, Healthy Cooking, Recipes, Salads
Health is wealth! Since it's now 2016, everyone wants to try and start the new year off right by keeping their resolutions on track and eating better. It is not as hard as you might think when you indulge in recipes that feature ingredients that taste good and are good

Recipe: Kiwi Salad

by Jane Wangersky January 14th, 2016| Healthy Cooking, Recipes, Simple Solutions
If you made any New Year’s resolutions about cutting out sweets altogether -- read this anyway. Easing into it is better than going from a holiday season of candy and cookies to a sugar-free existence overnight. This simple dish is sweet, tart, and mostly good for you.

In fact, even if
beet tartare

Recipe: Beet Tartare

by Michele Pesula Kuegler January 13th, 2016| Appetizers, Healthy Cooking, Recipes, Tapas Monday
The new year is quite often a time for renewed efforts at exercising and better eating. After all of the excess of the holidays, many strive to start the year with a clean slate. In my household, my husband has made that resolution, which is one I am glad to

6 Recipes to Kickstart Healthy Eating

by TT Editors January 11th, 2016| Healthy Cooking, Recipes

Using summer squash in place of lasagna noodles lightens up this entree and adds more veggies to your diet. Get the recipe here

To fight the chill of winter, try this carrot soup recipe. Although creamy in texture, it’s low
green smoothie and straw

Recipe: Scranton Seahorse Kale Smoothie

by BnB Finder January 8th, 2016| Best BnB Bites, Healthy Cooking, Recipes
Green is good - especially when it comes to veggies and healthy eating. One of the world's healthiest leafy greens, and most popular, is no doubt crave-worthy kale. It's enjoyed a killer year of palate popularity, so of course, we had to share a recipe to help savor it. Innkeeper
oven fried potatoes

Recipe: Oven “Fries”

by Jane Wangersky January 6th, 2016| Healthy Cooking, Recipes, Simple Solutions
A few years back, I read a newspaper article ridiculing “the low fat craze of the early ‘90’s.” This was in a paper that had been running low fat recipes -- it seemed to me anyway -- just a few months earlier. Of course the “don’t get more than 20%

Recipe: Balsamic Roasted Pineapple

by Michele Pesula Kuegler January 5th, 2016| Appetizers, Healthy Cooking, Recipes
The holidays are over, and so should all of our indulgent snacking be. However, after devouring dozens of decorated cookies, sampling a multitude of meatballs, and sipping who knows how many holiday-themed cocktails, it can be hard to give up these eating habits. At least for me, my stomach gets