Posted March 9th, 2015Carolyn Vachani, MSN, RN, AOCN
This homemade hummus recipe tastes fresher than anything you’d buy in the store and is super easy to make. Hummus is packed full of good nutrients like fiber, protein, folate, manganese, iron and “good fats” (monounsaturated & polysaturated).
Posted April 28th, 2014Carolyn Vachani, MSN, RN, AOCN
Believe it or not, there are plenty of other options and substitutes that have the same nutritional benefits of the common known ‘superfoods.’
Posted September 30th, 2013Carolyn Vachani, MSN, RN, AOCN
In my quest to find yummy meatless recipes, I discovered faro, a versatile whole grain that my family loves. Match that with roasted vegetables and it doesn’t last long on the table.
Posted July 22nd, 2013Carolyn Vachani, MSN, RN, AOCN
Mushrooms are so much more than just a fungus. They are low in sodium, fat, and calories. They are also a good source of fiber, potassium, protein, zinc and B vitamins.
Posted June 24th, 2013Carolyn Vachani, MSN, RN, AOCN
I admit it, I am a meat lover, but I am trying to get on the “meatless Monday” train – maybe not always Monday, but I try to make at least 2 of our family weekday meals meatless each week.
Posted June 10th, 2013Carolyn Vachani, MSN, RN, AOCN
Summer is blueberry season and there is nothing like fresh blueberries to top off a bowl of cereal, bake in a pie, or just enjoy on their own. These are just a few tasty ways to celebrate summer.
Posted June 3rd, 2013Carolyn Vachani, MSN, RN, AOCN
This cruciferous vegetable is full of powerful nutrients like vitamin A, vitamin C, calcium, and fiber. Enjoy this recipe for Meatless Monday or any day.
Posted May 27th, 2013Carolyn Vachani, MSN, RN, AOCN
Cranberries are an excellent source of vitamin C and fiber, as well as a nutrient called anthocyanin. Enjoy this new recipe.
Posted May 20th, 2013Carolyn Vachani, MSN, RN, AOCN
Mushrooms are bursting with health-promoting compounds and are rich in potassium.
Posted April 23rd, 2013Carolyn Vachani, MSN, RN, AOCN
This one pot meal is super easy. Just put all the ingredients in a medium pot, add heat, and enjoy!