Healthy Kitchens Healthy Lives


A Nice Dressing


Do try this season- appropriate dressing on your favorite spinach salad. Pomegranate Dressing 6 Tbsp pomegranate juice 3 Tbsp olive oil 2 tsp Dijon mustard 1 small clove garlic, minced ¼ tsp  sea salt Freshly ground pepper to taste Instructions Whisk dressing ingredients in a small bowl. The dressing will keep in a covered container… Read More

Lab Results


Most people that I have worked with as their nutritionist don’t understand their lab results. They may understand some of the basics like LDL or HDL cholesterol but often times not the rest of the results. I firmly believe that education is a big part of health. We need to understand how to obtain or… Read More

Prostate 101


Prostate Health 101: You know that the prostate is a walnut-size gland that produces seminal fluid and is located just below the bladder, but did you know that good nutrition could help reduce the incidence of prostate cancer and can reduce prostate cancer progression? Important information….  There are studies that have shown that daily meat consumption… Read More

Patty’s Pumpkin Bread


In honor of Autumn, I made a loaf of pumpkin bread with my two little grand babies. We used organic, canned pumpkin, but by all means use pumpkin that you haver baked and pureed yourself! Patty’s Pumpkin Bread Preheat oven to 350 degrees, making sure the oven rack is in the middle of the oven… Read More

Mushroom Stroganoff


If it’s stroganoff season it must be Autumn! Of course, you can make this recipe using beef, but I prefer mushrooms. Mushroom Stroganoff Try this recipe using a variety of mushrooms: shitake, portobello, maitake, oyster, etc.   Ingredients: 3 tblsp olive oil 1 large onion, chopped 4 cups sliced mushrooms, of your choosing 1 1/2… Read More