Homemade Pizza, Reconnect with Healthy Eating

Ingredients: Chicken and Pesto Pizza flat bread or naan bread pesto shredded Italian or mozzarella cheese rotisserie chicken – $5 at Earth Fare, local, hormone and chemical free ** I use the dark meat from the chicken and finely dice it (my family generally only eats the white meat.  This recipe uses the leftovers from … More Homemade Pizza, Reconnect with Healthy Eating

Fast Food Your Way, without the drive-thru

Here is a recipe for a Dinner that is easy, fast, economical, and liked by all.  The biggest obstacle to healthy eating and family dinners encountered by my patient’s parents, is Time.  There never seems to be enough time.  The day is filled with work, school, musical instruments, sports, acting classes, homework, youth groups, volunteering, … More Fast Food Your Way, without the drive-thru

Juicy and Economic Grass Fed Cowboy Burgers like at Whole Foods

My family loves Cowboy Burgers from Whole Foods. ¬†However, they don’t always have them in stock. ¬†A¬†search for the recipe uncovered a recipe which is¬†super simple. ¬†To make it cost efficient, I use ingredients from Costco. Why Grass Fed Beef? ¬†Here is a great summary on¬†The Grass Fed Difference Some doubters will say that the … More Juicy and Economic Grass Fed Cowboy Burgers like at Whole Foods

Greek Turkey Burgers – Kid Made and Approved

Here is a recipe that is easy and quick.  Tried on my kids and various guests and their kids.  Success!!!  Recipe for Burgers is adopted from Rachel Ray and Tzatziki Sauce from Wonderlust Kitchen Now grab the kids and lets get cooking.  Our family cooking night is Monday nights. Here are some tools to make cooking … More Greek Turkey Burgers – Kid Made and Approved

Pesto Turkey Veggie Meatballs – Get kids cooking with you and they will eat more vegetables

Getting on the healthier eating path involves a few things: Eat at home more cooking the same meal at home, as you would order at the restaurant, decreases the amount of salt, sugar, unhealthy fats, and bad calories. Get help in the kitchen Let kids help one night a week when you are least stressed … More Pesto Turkey Veggie Meatballs – Get kids cooking with you and they will eat more vegetables

Quinoa Crusted Chicken – Keep Recipes Simple And Kids Will Help With Dinner

Quinoa Crusted Chicken with Salad and Potatoes Last week I went to a cooking class with my girlfriends at Sur la Table and we learned various recipes. ¬†One of the dinner ideas was so simple, I got the kids involved. ¬†No whining, no complaining, they just got the job done and than ate everything. Quinoa-Crusted … More Quinoa Crusted Chicken – Keep Recipes Simple And Kids Will Help With Dinner

New Years Resolution – Bringing Back Family Dinners, The Picky Eater Edition

Previously I discussed the importance of family dinners.  There are many challenges to this family ritual, but none are more frustrating then Picky Eaters.  Thus, I am dedicating this entire blog to this matter. Let’s start from the Beginning and move to Teens.  Much research and personal experience indicates that habits formed in the Early … More New Years Resolution – Bringing Back Family Dinners, The Picky Eater Edition