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Nutrition is Important at Every Age

Nutrition plays an essential role in maintaining the health of seniors. Inadequate nutrition results from poor quality food choices and/or inadequate calories, both which can contribute to low energy, muscle loss, malnutrition, and obesity. As we age, it’s common to have a reduced appetite. Your sense of taste and smell may also diminish which often [...]

Not Your Ordinary Chicken Soup

It's no myth that chicken soup truly heals the body (and soul). Maybe that's why this cold weather has me yearning for my rich and nutritious homemade soup. My favorite, incredibly easy to make soup base is bone broth. So, what is bone broth, and why is it beneficial? Let's start with the benefits which [...]

Crazy Easy Italian Chicken

Ingredients 2 boneless chicken breasts 1/2 tsp of each: basil, oregano, rosemary, garlic powder, pepper, paprika salt & pepper to taste Directions Step 1 Preheat oven to 350º F. Step 2 Pound the chicken breasts to flatten. Generously sprinkle the herbs and spices on both sides of [...]

Collard Green Burrito

Ingredients 8 large collard green leaves 2 cups cooked brown rice 1 avocado, sliced 1 cup salsa […]

Cod with Mustard-Caper Sauce

Ingredients 2 T whole-grain mustard (use one without sugar) 1 T capers, drained 1 T chopped fresh tarragon, or 1 tsp dried 1 tsp extra-virgin olive oil 4 6-ounce pieces skinless, Alaskan cod or halibut 1 large head Bibb lettuce, torn 1 cucumber, thinly sliced ¼ small red onion, thinly sliced ¼ avocado, sliced [...]

Beef & Arugula Stir-Fry

Ingredients Prep Time: 10 minutes Cooking Time: 15 minutes Yield: 4 servings 1/2 pound grass-fed sirloin, cut into 2"x1/8" strips 1-2 bunches arugula, well washed 2 red bell peppers, cut into very thin strips 1 clove garlic, minced 1 T fresh ginger, minced 2 T tamari or coconut aminos 2 T apple cider vinegar [...]

Baked Salmon & Kale

Ingredients 2 clove garlic, minced 2 tsp extra-virgin olive oil or ghee 2 tsp dried basil 1/2 tsp salt 1 tsp ground black pepper 1 T lemon juice 1 T fresh parsley, chopped 2 (3-4 ounce) salmon filet ½ bunch chopped kale (sauté w/onions if desired) 2 tsp organic, unrefined coconut oil or butter [...]

White Bean and Chicken Chili

Ingredients 2 Tablespoons olive oil 1 Large onion, chopped 4 garlic cloves, minced 2 pounds ground chicken 1 teaspoon salt 2 tablespoons ground cumin 1 tablespoon fennel seeds 1 tablespoon dried oregano 2 teaspoons chili powder 2 (15 oz. cans) cannellini or other white beans, rinsed and drained 1 bunch (about 1 pound) Swiss [...]

Slow Cooker Jerk Chicken

Ingredients 1 chicken cut into pieces 4 teaspoons of salt 4 teaspoons of paprika 1 teaspoons of cayenne pepper 2 teaspoons of onion powder 2 teaspoons of thyme 2 teaspoons of white pepper 2 teaspoons of garlic powder 1 teaspoons of black pepper Directions Step 1 Mix all the [...]

Skillet Sausage with Onions & Peppers

Ingredients 1 pound sweet or hot Italian chicken sausage 1/2 - 3/4 cup water 2 T coconut oil 1 large onion, sliced ¼ cup water 2 teaspoon dried basil 2 teaspoon dried oregano 2 small red bell peppers, sliced 2 small green peppers, sliced 3 thinly sliced garlic cloves 4 plum or Campari tomatoes, [...]