Coconut Flour Banana Pancakes

Delight your holiday company or upgrade your own weekend breakfast with these delicious pancakes. Coconut flour provides an added source of protein and more calorie-free fiber than other wheat and flour alternatives. Look for it at Trader Joe’s, Whole Foods, or your...

Healthy Chicken Adobo

By Manda Wong, Active Wellness Team Member October is Filipino American History Month. Enjoy this healthier take on the popular Filipino dish, adobo. Chicken is braised with coconut aminos, apple cider vinegar and garlic, making this dish soy and gluten free, and high...

Vinaigrette Salad Niçoise with Seared Tuna

By Maya Hayes, MPH, Certified Nutrition Educator | healthhandled.com This lovely, healthy and filling salad provides a great combination of protein, carbs, fiber and healthy fats to power you through even the busiest of days! Note: This recipe can easily be made...

Exercise: A Powerful Recovery Tool

By Guest Contributor Susan Treadway If you’re in recovery for a drug or alcohol problem, congratulations. Being clean and sober is something to be proud of and you’ve accomplished a difficult task. But your work has just begun; recovery is a lifelong process and...

Overnight Chia Tapioca

Energize your morning with this make-ahead breakfast, perfect for those busy mornings on the go! INGREDIENTS 1¼ Cup Chia Seeds 1 Cup coconut or almond milk 2 Tablespoons raisins DIRECTIONS Combine the chia seeds, coconut milk, and raisins in a bowl or mason jar. Let...

Green Chili Salsa & Crudités

Heat up your summer snacking with a quick mix of these fresh ingredients. The immune-boosting garlic and spicy peppers will make this a weekend favorite. Serve with a platter of thinly sliced bell peppers, carrots, celery and jicama and enjoy! INGREDIENTS 1 can green...

Bell Pepper Sandwich

We’ve perfected this latest healthy eating trend with a quick broil of the bell pepper to bring out flavor and strengthen its hold on yummy sandwich fillings. Lend your lunch some extra crunch, without the carbs. Grab a napkin and enjoy! Grab a napkin and enjoy!...

Chicken Enchiladas

This recipe is sure to be a real crowd pleaser with tangy green enchilada sauce. We opted for hatch chile tortillas for an extra punch of flavor. Source: Vincent Merritt, Active Wellness INGREDIENTS 2 pounds raw chicken thigh meat 1 medium sized can diced tomatoes 1...

Beet-All Pasta Salad

Welcome spring with this colorful pasta salad, fueled with immune-boosting vitamins from spinach and beets.  Source: St. Joseph Health INGREDIENTS 2 cups cooked spiral, whole-wheat pasta 3 cups fresh baby spinach, shredded 1 12-ounce jar whole beets (1-1/2 cups), cut...

Greek Roasted Veggie Sandwich

Pile on the veggies and the vitamins with this delicious Greek deli-inspired favorite, provided by our partners at St. Joseph Health. Source: St. Joseph Health INGREDIENTS 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 eggplant (about a pound) 2 small zucchini 2 medium red potatoes 1...