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Hearty and Healthy Lamb Stew (It can be made Vegan!)

Hearty Lamb Stew Oh, the weather outside is frightful… but in here it SMELLS delightful! This intense cold has my body craving warm, comforting, filling foods. I love spending an evening making soups and stews to satisfy my need for cozy. I love to stroll the isles of my grocery store (usually with Olivia and Cullen in the double stroller, eating apples and carrots as we shop) looking for flavor and ingredient inspiration, devising a plan as I fill my […]

Sweet Potato, Kale and Lentil Coconut Vegan Curry

There is something so nourishing and warming about curry during this time of year! This is a perfect one pot healthy family friendly vegan curry in 30 minutes. Loaded with anti-inflammatory spices like turmeric, garlic, ginger, cayenne and more. It also contains healthy fats from the coconut milk and is loaded with greens and protein. It will become a family favorite. The beauty of this recipe is that you can swap in whatever veggies you desire and instead of lentils, […]

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. […]

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 […]

Citrus Cod with Vegetables and Herbs En Paupiette

A bright colorful and healthy dinner in 25 minutes from prep to eating.  You simply wrap wild caught white fish with any veggies of your choice with the below herbs and seasonings in parchment paper and bake.  We adore the simplicity of this and the ease of clean-up with no additional pots and pans! It makes for a beautiful presentation for a dinner party or a quick and healthy family meal. It can also be made in individual servings, for […]

Winter Bowl: Sautéed Greens and Seeds with Sweet Potato Puree

Winter is here, and that means root veggies and squash season. The cold weather brings about changes in what our bodies crave and we find ourselves seeking comfort in a bowl. This recipe is warming and nourishing while being so simple to prepare. This sweet potato puree will become your new favorite dip, side dish and condiment for any meal! We love to make this for a Holiday Party a a unique and surprising dip. It is filling and so pretty on your table. Sweet […]

Veggie and Quinoa Superfood Burgers

These vegan, gluten-free “burgers” are packed with 4 cups of veggies (zucchini, peas, and corn) and protein. They also stay together well compared with other veggie burgers we have attempted. It makes for such a fun meal for the family when combined with fun toppings like guacamole or avocado, hummus, tomato, pickles or the traditional ketchup and mustard. Try serving them in a romaine or butter lettuce wrap, whole grain sprouted bun, in an Ezekiel wrap, on top of a […]

Eggplant and Vegetable Tartine, Paleo Style

Move over pizza, we have something better. Paleo with no grains, gluten free, organic and whole food goodness! We were having guests over who were gluten free and wanted to make something fresh and simple. Sometimes it’s nice to mix it up and go grain free for a while or even for a meal or a day. The main ingredients of the crust are shredded eggplant, almond flour, ground flax, herbs and one egg! Simple. Eggplants boast dietary fiber, antioxidants […]

Beet, Tofu and Basil Burgers

Vegan, gluten free, antioxidant and protein packed goodness! We’ve made a few variations of vegan burgers over the years and finally came up with a version that we adore with the right consistency. They are colorful, fresh and savory. Perfect healthy option for summer gatherings and grilling! Kids love them too. Many vegan burgers fall apart because they don’t use eggs. We use chia seeds as our egg replacement and it worked brilliantly. We are huge fans of chia seeds. […]

Recipe: Spinach and Parsley Pesto Baked Cod over Spaghetti Squash

Recipe: Spinach and Parsley Pesto Baked Cod over Spaghetti Squash I was home in New Hampshire for a week visiting my parents. My mom had been cooking for days, preparing for the holidays. She served over 90 meals in 48 hours to family and friends. 13 pound Brisket, 25 pound Turkey, Roast Chicken (sorry vegetarians!), roasted veggies, banana matzoh kugel, matzoh stuffing, tsimis (sweet potatoes and carrots), cucumber strawberry salad, spinach souffle and MORE! It was abundant. It was beautiful. It […]