Recipes from Chef Nancy Waldeck
Spicy Tuesday – Beet, Orange and Avocado Salad with Dill – Dill
April kicks off the spring social season, and whether you are celebrating Easter, Passover or just the change in season, this salad is one to share. It sings with not only the veggies but also one of the ironic herbs of spring – dill! Dill has been around for...
Happy Make AHEAD Spring Brunch
I love BRUNCH! But I don't love getting up early on a weekend morning to prepare. Here's an easy way to prep ahead of time and be rested and ready for friends and family. All you need is a simple fresh fruit salad like the one in the picture above - and brunch is...
Friday Four 041919: Best EVER Carrot Cake Cupcakes
Whether its Easter or Passover or simply Spring you’re celebrating – its the perfect time for a Carrot Cake Cupcake!
Friday Four – Better for YOU Mac and Cheese – 041219
Here’s a way to have your Mac and Cheese, and feel good about it too! Pureed cannellini beans and nonfat Greek yogurt take the place of cream and milk in this easy and delicious version of a family favorite.
Spicy Tuesday – Quinoa, Squash and Apple Salad with Apple Cider Dressing
We love quinoa! Since spring is here and the days are getting longer, you may be searching for an easy to fix one dish dinner - Here you go! Full of fresh veggies and fruit, it's a go-to salad that the whole family will enjoy. The bright pop of parsley adds a “green”...
Friday Four 040519: Spring Carrot Ginger Slaw
We all know that carrots are sweet, so how about using them to sweeten up a dressing as well as the salad? That’s just one way I made this salad unique and irresistible. Crunchy carrots have a distinctive taste that marries well with spicy ginger and tangy orange flavors.
Spicy Tuesday – Spring Asparagus Salad with Tarragon Dressing – Tarragon
Good News - the weather is turning warm, the sun is shining and we are getting ready for a wonderful spring! And we have more good news to share - Shayna has been recognized for her excellent work at Cancer Wellness by the wonderful people at Today's Dietician...
Friday Four 032919: Food That Will Fool You! Chocolate Quinoa Cake
Quinoa in a cake? YES! You’ll never guess its in there – but it provides a BIG boost of protein, making chocolate cake almost health food:)
Spicy Tuesday – Spring White Bean and Artichoke Soup with a Healthy Secret – Fennel Seeds
When we first published this yummy recipe, foods like sauerkraut were not popular. Today we know fermented foods are SO good for us and we can find things like kombucha, kefir, miso Kimchi and more are easy to find in the grocery store. The sauerkraut is not easily...
Friday Four 032219: Easy, Yummy Veggie Lasagne
After returning from Sicily this week, I have a craving for pasta in all its wonderful forms. The spring weather makes me crave veggies – so this lasagne is the perfect intersection of both!
Spicy Tuesday – Crispy, Crunchy Oatmeal Crusted Pizza – Italian Seasoning
You know when you just crave the ooey goey messy goodness of pizza? Here’s a way to enjoy the best of toppings on your pizza without having lots of dough to eat, too! This pizza is super crispy and crusty and easy to make – without having to break out the mixer....
Friday Four – Happy St Pats Day Cheesy Kale and Cauliflower Casserole – 031519
Happy almost St Patricks Day! This gooey cheesy casserole of veggies is sure to be hit for the holiday – or ANY day!
Spicy Tuesday – Homemade Ginger Granola – Ginger
Just a little crystallized ginger provides a lot of flavor for this better-for-you granola. It adds zing and nutrition, too. Ginger is commonly used for motion sickness or an upset stomach. In fact there is one study in particular that proved that ginger was far...
Friday Four – Pasta Salad with an Asian Inspired Twist – 030819
Pasta salads are a fun way of adding a twist to a dinner salad – especially when you look to Asian influences! I shared this one on Atlanta & CO this week to rave reviews!
Spicy Tuesday – Greek Style Baked Fish with Feta and Tomatoes – Oregano
With the cold weather rolling in this week, its time for an warm and satisfying AND easy casserole for dinner, Because we usually think of meat as comfort food, but this fish casserole will shake up the weeknight and garner you rave reviews. Just a little than a...
Friday Four Mardi Gras Seafood Gumbo – 030119
Three simple steps for yummy Gumbo – right in time for Mardi Gras!
Spicy Tuesday – Oooh! Banana Chocolate Cookies – Vanilla
Sometimes you just need a treat! Here’s one that you enjoy without feeling guilty. Full of delicious, but healthy ingredients like bananas, almond butter and deep dark chocolate, these cookies are a snap to make and will make everyone happy! We’re using a familiar...
Friday Four 022219 – Winter Warm Pomegranate Chicken
For a chilly winter weekend, there’s nothing better than a one-pan meal that’s full of flavor!
Happy Healthy Heart on Atlanta & CO!
So much fun showing host Christine how to make the perfect salmon and top it with an easy artichoke pesto. We’ve all heard that salmon is heart healthy – full of Omega 3s! But veggies like artichokes are too! Artichokes are a good source of folate, dietary fiber, and...
Spicy Tuesday – Ancient Grains Stuffed Tomatoes – Basil
Even in the coldest days of winter, the bright acidity and sweet flavor of tomatoes can seduce us. Ahh, we can’t wait for the month of August when the siren sound of drippy juicy tomatoes fulfills us! While we wait for better “tomato days”, here’s a way to make those...