Recipe ReDux: Chocolate Cookies with Dark Chocolate Chunks, Dried Cherries, and Walnuts

By Megan Kian Some people may think of chocolate as an indulgence, but in moderation chocolate can be a part of a healthy diet. As I’ve mentioned before, chocolate contains flavonoids, a type of antioxidant found in plant-based foods. Antioxidants are great for your body because they help repair cells and prevent certain diseases. This month’s Recipe ReDux theme, “Chocolate:…

How to Use Greek Yogurt in the Kitchen

Embrace the versatility of Greek yogurt by learning the numerous possibilities for how to use it in the kitchen.    I think most of you know by now that I am a big fan of Greek yogurt — it’s a good source of calcium and protein, and it’s lower in sugar than other types of yogurt (especially when you stick to the original)….

Trick or Treat

With Halloween just around the corner, I want to make sure you are all prepared for the candy-fest that often occurs on Halloween. Later this week you’ll find my tips about how you and your kids can enjoy some candy without packing on the pounds. But before we get to that, here are some myths, aka tricks, and facts, aka…

It’s Greek To Me

Earlier this week I told you about the benefits of honey and promised you a great recipe using the nutritioulicious™, nutritious and delicious, sweetener. So here it is: Yogurt Cake with Honey Syrup. The inspiration for this Greek recipe was my honeymoon to Greece in July, and last week Andy and I made a Greek dinner with Greek salad, spanakopita…