3 Steps to Super Tender and Flavorful Chicken Thighs

3 Steps to Super Tender and Flavorful Chicken Thighs

In this episode of Cooking with Chef Christy we get a brief overview (#lifehack) for adding juicy flavors without the fancy #sousvide equipment. She walks us through starting with a flavorful marinade for protein of your choice (such as chicken thighs). Then you cook them briefly on the grill. Lastly, you put the meat back […]

Simple Arugula Radicchio Salad with Farro, Walnuts, and Oranges

Simple Arugula Radicchio Salad with Farro, Walnuts, and Oranges

In the second episode of Cooking With Chef Christy, you’ll learn how to make a delicious and hardy salad with heart-healthy additions. Are salads really healthy? Salads are a great way to get in a lot of colorful plant-foods, but not every salad is a great choice. It is easy to think a salad is […]

Paleo Pineapple Upside Down Cake (Gluten-Free)

Paleo Pineapple Upside Down Cake (Gluten-Free)

In the first episode of Cooking With Chef Christy, she shows us how to make pineapple upside-down cake with a few twists!

Instead of white flour, she uses coconut flour which contains more fiber and is great for those avoiding wheat. She also uses coconut sugar rather than white table sugar which has a slightly lower glycemic index.

Because of those swaps, this version of pineapple upside down cake has fewer calories and carbohydrates and higher fiber and protein than its more traditional counterpart.

Another cool thing, this recipe comes together much quicker than a traditional upside-down cake.

One-Bowl Mini Pumpkin Spice Muffins (Flourless)

One-Bowl Mini Pumpkin Spice Muffins (Flourless)

Hello Fall What better way to spend the first day of October than enjoying these warm and cozy Pumpkin Spice Muffins?! They taste like Fall and there are so many reasons why you will love them! Let me count the ways… One-Bowl Wonder I love playing in the kitchen, but I don’t love the cleanup. […]

Slow Cooker Smoky BBQ Chicken

Slow Cooker Smoky BBQ Chicken

When the weather is warm and the days are long, the last thing you want to do is turn on the oven or cook on the hot stove. Even in the colder months, it’s nice to have a simple go-to meal that requires little work. Slow cooker BBQ chicken to the rescue! Whisk up this […]

Super Simple and Delicious Homemade Salsa

Super Simple and Delicious Homemade Salsa

It’s that time of year again! The longer warm days mean more time to play outside and less desire to spend hours in the kitchen. That’s why we love this simple salsa recipe to round out a taco salad for an easy meal or simply enjoy a with whole grain corn (or lentil) chips as […]

Carrot Cake Overnight Oats

Carrot Cake Overnight Oats

Dessert for breakfast? Veggies for breakfast!? As a dietitian, I get equally excited about both! And I think you will be excited too when you try this delicious morning treat.  If you want to start your day with a nourishing breakfast that is ready in no time, look no further. Simply make up a batch […]

Sweet and Tangy Citrus Salad In a Jar

Sweet and Tangy Citrus Salad In a Jar

Assemble a salad-in-a-jar and you will thank yourself for it! During a busy week, you can easily grab your salad, dump into a bowl and start enjoying it in minutes. Putting the salad in a glass jar with an airtight lid ensures it stays fresh for several days. Just be sure to keep your dressing […]