Monthly Archives: October 2016

Provençal Fish en Papillote

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Provençal style food, centered in the South of France, includes a love for fresh fish, extra virgin olive oil, and pungent garlic. Lucky for us, these delicious ingredients are also extraordinarily healthy. Fish provides lean protein, olive oil healthy unsaturated fat, and garlic both boosts the immune system and quells inflammation. Cooking food “en papillote,” a classic French cooking technique, allows all the flavors to steam together deliciously, and also keeps the fat content low. Feel free to swap out your protein and vegetables to customize this recipe. See the additional suggestions below.

To view the recipe, visit GeoBlue’s site Healthy Travel Blog & Travel Well Worldwide.

Spaghetti Squash Lasagna Bowls

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Craving a hearty bowl of pasta but don’t want to break the calorie bank? This recipe has your back. Spaghetti squash, when baked, turns into perfect low-cal noodles, making an ideal vehicle for melty cheese and meaty sauce. Make up a double batch of this recipe to freeze and enjoy when you’re short on time.

To view the recipe, visit Robyn Moreno’s website. 

Note: You can modify this recipe with lentils or beans to replace the ground meat for a vegetarian version, and also omit the cheese (or substitute with your favorite vegan cheese) for a dairy free version.

Black Bean & Corn Empanadas

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This quick & easy version of empanadas makes these delicious treats totally doable in your home kitchen, without having to fuss with making your own dough. Refrigerated crescent roll dough makes the perfect buttery foundation for this delectable recipe, and saves you tons of time. Feel free to use whatever filling here you like- ground beef, shredded chicken, or roasted and diced vegetables all work seamlessly. Mash up with easy 5-minute guacamole recipe below, pull out your favorite hot sauce, and you’re in for a real fiesta!

For the recipe, visit Robyn Moreno’s website.

Faro & Mushroom Salad {vegan}

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This warm grain salad is perfect for any autumn dinner. Healthy and vegan while still being hearty and satisfying, this dish will please meat-eaters and vegans alike. Of course, feel free to add butter and Parmesan if you want to go full force! This recipe also makes for the perfect Thanksgiving side dish when you’re catering to a mixed dietary preference crowd.

For the recipe, visit Robyn Moreno’s website.