Category Archives: Recipes

Drinks to boost your immune system and de-stress

As the weather gets colder you may be looking for something to warm you up while promoting your wellness! Integrative dietitian Ali Miller with Naturally Nourished is here to share 3 drinks that can warm the soul and kick any cold!
Beverages as a health tonic is an interesting concept … >> read more & watch video

Last-minute Thanksgiving Day serving suggestions

Zesty Cranberry Goat Cheese Bruschetta

Ingredients

  • 1 Medium to Large Baguette
  • 1 4oz Goat or seasoned herb cheese
  • 1 15oz can Whole Cranberry Sauce
  • 1 teaspoon Cajun Seasoning

Directions

1. Add 1 teaspoon Cajun Seasoning to the Whole Cranberry Sauce and mix to combine
2. Slice the baguette on the … >> read more & watch video

Decadent Thanksgiving Day desserts for different dietary needs

Maple Pumpkin Custard with Crystallized Ginger (diabetic-friendly)

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups 1% milk
  • 4 large eggs
  • 3/4 cup maple syrup, (see Ingredient note)
  • 3/4 cup canned unseasoned pumpkin puree
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3 tablespoons whipped cream
  • 1/4 cup chopped crystallized ginger

Preparation… >> read more & watch video

Diabetic-friendly, gluten-free, and decadent Thanksgiving Day side dishes

Brussels Sprouts with chestnuts & sage  (diabetic friendly)

(Ingredients for 12 servings)

  • 2 pounds Brussels sprouts, trimmed and halved
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 3/4 cup coarsely chopped chestnuts, (about 4 ounces; see Tip)
  • 2 teaspoons chopped fresh sage
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
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Peruvian-style shrimp fried rice at @andes_cafe

Open for just nine months, Andes Café is a small casual breakfast/lunch/dinner cafe inspired by South American home cooking. The restaurant was named after the mountains that unite Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Argentina and Chile. Chef and owner David Guerrero is a native of Ecuador, and has called Houston … >> read more & watch video

Peruvian quinoa oatmeal at @andes_cafe

Open for just nine months, Andes Café is a small casual breakfast/lunch/dinner cafe inspired by South American home cooking. The restaurant was named after the mountains that unite Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Argentina and Chile. Chef and owner David Guerrero is a native of Ecuador, and has called Houston … >> read more & watch video