September 12, 2022
Food
May 09, 2022
Food

50+ Fabulous Thanksgiving Recipes

Get your bellies emptied out so you can fill them back up on Thanksgiving. Here are our staffs’ favorite recipes. Start with a cocktail.. Here are 20+ of our Favorite Festive Cocktails. Or would you prefer a glass of wine… Check out out 15 Favorite Appetizers T H E  B I R D Easy & Healthy Lemon […]

Gluten-Free, Black Bean Brownie Balls

Here’s another healthy, gluten-free treat from my friend, Reshma Shah, MD. Her black bean brownie balls are a simple, delicious snack you’ll be glad you have on hand. Reshma suggests adding a touch of spice (cinnamon or cayenne for a kick!) and garnish with your favorite additions. I used ground coconut and hemp seeds; you could try nuts […]

20+ Tasty Treats for Halloween

Here are some of our favorite treats for Halloween–some of them are even healthy to balance to heavy sugar intake! 1. Batty Cupcakes Keep it simple: turn ordinary store cupcakes into something festive. Just add googly edible eyes and oreo halves for wings to make your batty little cakes. 2. Peanut Butter Spider Cookies If you love the peanut and chocolate […]

Grilled Avocados

I love avocados–alone, on toast, in a salad or taco. But like with any food, grilling them gives them a wonderfully smoky flavor. Cut them in half and make an edible bowl or grill slices and throw them in a salad. Plus, they’re a great source of fiber and high in fat – but the good healthy kind […]

A Tiny, Red Berry That Packs a Whollop of Health Benefits

What to Eat to Boost Your Immune System What even is a gogi berry you ask??? Goji berries are the dried fruits of two related plants: Lycium barbarum and Lycium chinense and have been a part of traditional Chinese medicine for more than 2,000 years. These tiny little fruits are rich in vitamins, minerals and antioxidants–a perfect little snack if […]

St. Patrick’s Day Fiber-Packed Smoothie

We’re going green for St. Patrick’s Day Breakfast!  Our St. Patty’s Day smoothie gets it’s green from spinach and kale both loaded with fiber, iron, vitamin K, C, A and calcium. Read: Why Are People Going Crazy for Kale? SIZE: 2-3 INGREDIENTS: 1 cup coconut water 1/2 cup pineapple-I use frozen from Trader Joe’s 1 banana a handful of spinach a […]

35+ of Our Favorite Mouth-Watering Appetizers

Looking for an appetizer to make for company, or one to bring to a friend’s house?  Here are 35 that will make everyone’s mouth water! Also Check out Our Favorite Cocktails 1. LOADED SMASHED POTATOES 2. GOAT-CHEESE STUFFED MUSHROOMS 3. EASY-TO-EAT AVOCADO BOWLS 4. SUPER LOADED NACHOS 5. SMOKY OLIVE PEPPERS 6. INDIAN EGGPLANT DIP WITH PITA 7. HOAGIE DIP WITH FAOCACCIA 8. AVOCADO TOASTS […]

Homemade Cure for Colds & Coughs

My sister, Michelle, has four little boys and swears by this home remedy for a cough. And I’ve made it for my kids too. It’s soothing and always seems to give some relief! It can’t hurt, anyway! Ingredients 1 small onion honey Directions Cut a small onion and place in a bowl. Cover completely with honey. (I use local because […]