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Category : 15 minute meals

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 […]

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 […]

EWC’s Top 10 Pregnancy Superfoods!

Hello everyone! We get asked all the time: What should we eat while pregnant. Well, here is our list of the top 10 superfoods to eat while pregnant. Hint: They are amazing for you when breastfeeding too…. and just for everyday health and wellness! After our list, keep reading for some recipes to sneak them in! EWC’s Top Ten Pregnancy Superfoods: (Goal: one or more per day!) Lentils – protein, iron, folate, fiber and calcium Spinach – folic acid, iron, […]

EWC’s Top Tips To Make Meal Prep A Cinch!

EWC’s Top Tips To Make Meal Prep A Cinch! We get asked all the time how we make home cooked meals that are delicious and good for us while juggling little kids, work and the demands of our busy lives. We know that cooking for your family does not have to be stressful or time consuming or complicated. Keep it simple, be prepared and you too can create healthy food that you will enjoy making and eating! We love to […]

Flourless Gluten-free Pancakes Using Just Two Main Ingredients: Banana and Egg

Yes, you heard right: just two whole food ingredients. We can’t get over how simple and healthy these are. Protein, fiber, potassium, nutrient rich powerhouse of a breakfast with no grains! We are huge pancake fans and typically have them once a weekend. It’s my husbands “specialty”. We make them using healthy gluten-free and local ingredients but were excited to find this gem of a recipe. We couldn’t resist to superfood these up EMBODY style with chia, flax, hemp and […]

Heirloom Tomato Bisque: Vegan, Three Ingredient Soup

Simplicity paired with clean ingredients is everything. Only three whole-food ingredients are needed to make this rich, nourishing soup. My Sicilian grandmother’s “secret” tomato sauce always started with roasting the garlic to bring out a sweet, caramelized flavor and buttery texture. By using this technique, we can impart those complex flavors and characteristics to this soup. We roast the tomatoes as well to enhance their natural sweetness and earthy, rustic elements. Not only is this soup incredibly simple, but it […]

Chocolate Avocado Superfood Pudding

Easter is over, time to put away the candy and get healthy! Antioxidant rich, no refined sugars, dense nutrients and healthy omega 3 fats. Yes this is dessert you and your kids can feel good about! This vegan and gluten free treat, takes 3 minutes to make. Move over ice cream, this is something better to feed yourself and your family. We make this so many ways! Here are two of our favorite recipes. Get creative. We  added chia, hemp […]

Beet, Cucumber and Avocado Salad

It’s Spring, green is starting to emerge, bye-bye winter coats and hello to the freshness. This salad was an inspiration from delicious ingredients from the Westport Farmers market and the desire to lighten up! Amazing for entertaining and a family hit in our home. Took less than 10 minutes! For a heartier salad, add in any lean protein and enjoy! My husband enjoyed it with grilled chicken and in a sprouted Ezekiel tortilla wrap. I added in sprouted organic almonds […]