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Ooey Gooey, Creamy Mac N Cheesy! EWC Kids in the Kitchen!

Get ready to indulge! We took the classic comfort food, the ultimate toddler treat, the staple to every children’s menu and steakhouse side and elevated it to EMBODY Wellness status. This healified Mac N Cheese was gobbled up by both kids and parents – second helpings were heaped. The best part? It is so simple and easy to make, even your toddlers can lend a hand in the kitchen. Our version of Mac N Cheese is creamy, crunchy, gooey and delicious. […]

Cucumber and Tomato Salad With Green Goddess Dressing

When the ingredients are REAL, local and organic, everything just seems to taste better. The cucumbers and tomatoes are from our garden, so this salad was extra fresh and special to us. The superfood green goddess dressing is one of our favorites. It’s oil free with a tahini base.  We used spirulina, a blue-green algae, to add additional nutrients. Spirulina has a high percentage of protein and iron, as well as all eight essential amino acids, potassium, zinc, calcium, and […]

Lemon Almond Butter Dressing

We love creative dips, marinades and dressings! They make an ordinary meal into something delicious and creative. They also help our kids (and us!) eat more veggies. You are also getting extra protein in this dressing with the nut butter. Gluten-free and vegan too. It’s so good, you may want to double the recipe and store in the fridge for the week. Enjoy! Ingredients: *Use organic 3 tsp nut butter (we love “Nutzo” brand) Juice from 1 lemon 1 garlic […]

July’s Guide for Locavores: Get Your Greens In!

This is part one in a recurring series spotlighting seasonal, locally available produce at farmer’s markets and via CSAs in the Tri-State area. 1. Baby spinach Ideal storage time: 3 days Nutritional highlights: High in Vitamins K and A. Also a good source of manganese, magnesium and calcium. Try this: Lightly sautee spinach with chopped red onion, dill, salt, pepper and feta cheese (optional) for a spinach pie-inspired flavor. Season generously with fresh lemon juice. Spinach can also be enjoyed […]

Summer Microgreen, Kale and Blueberry Salad

We believe in eating local, keeping things simply and honoring ourselves by eating real food! This summer salad with edible Nasturium flowers makes for a beautiful dish to bring to parties or just to enjoy on your own. Takes only 15 minutes to make! Also, the majority of the ingredients are LOCAL (from the Westport CT Farmers Market) and all are organic. This salad is packed with nutrients. Why do we love microgreens? Researchers at the University of Maryland found microgreens […]

Grilled Asparagus, Corn and Tomato Salad

It’s grilling season. This salad is perfect to bring to any gathering and also is just lovely to have on a beautiful summer day! We made it with all local ingredients and tasted the difference. Get grilling and enjoy. INGREDIENTS (use organic and local if possible) 1 package or 2 bunches arugula 1 pint cherry or grape tomatoes (we love the little orange ones!) 1 ear of corn 10-15 stalks of asparagus 8 basil leaves + more for garnish 2-3 […]

Chocolate Banana Nice-Cream

When summer cravings for ice cream hit, this sugar-free, unsweetened treat with only three ingredients does the trick. Ingredients 2 large bananas, chopped and placed in a sealed container in the freezer for at least 5 hours 2 tablespoons of cocoa powder 1/2 teaspoon of vanilla extract Dash of cinnamon (optional) Simply add frozen banana slices, cocoa powder and vanilla extract to your food processor and blend! If you find you’re not getting a smooth consistency, add 1/4 cup of […]

Brussels Sprout Chips

These are a deliciously healthy snack in less then 15 minutes! So simple to make and your kids will love them. Our kids eat them by the handful (us too!). Our “secret” ingredient is the capers! Brighten them up with a fresh squeeze of lemon. Brussels Sprouts are also great for detoxing, fighting inflammation and are high in antioxidants, vitamins C, E, and A, as well as the mineral manganese. Eat the rainbow and get these gorgeous veggies in your […]

Vegan Cashew Cream–Caesar Salad Dressing or Dip

This Cashew Cream Caesar Salad Dressing will make you eat more veggies! We do when we make it. It’s healthy, no oil, all real ingredients and so simple to make.  Spread it on a salad, sandwich, dip your veggies in it and beyond! When we were transitioning into a more plant based diet and going light on dairy, delicious healthy dressings helped paved the way for us (oh, and avocados!). Enjoy the simple things! Ingredients: *Use organic when possible 1 […]

No Bake Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough: Vegan and Gluten Free

No Bake Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough: Vegan and Gluten Free When we were growing up, eating chocolate chip cookie dough was almost better than having the actual cookie! Sadly, these nostalgic memories do not help us accomplish our wellness goals. So, we came up with  a healthier, guilt-free version of the decadent treat we love.  Our chocolate chip cookie dough is delicious, raw, vegan, gluten-free and so simple to make. Go ahead! Just mix all the ingredients together, freeze them […]