Recipes

Oven Roasted Parmesan Acorn Squash

Nothing quite says ‘Autumn is here’ like winter squash.  Whether its butternut, spaghetti, pumpkin, acorn or many other varieties of these versatile vegetables, each one has its own unique characteristics and flavors they offer. Typically, the norm is to sweeten up squash’s rather bland and banal flavor. Who of us has not added in brown…

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By Cheryl Mussatto, MS, RD, LD | Oct 10, 2018

Pumpkin Spice Apple Smoothie

This time of year, I’m a sucker for anything involving pumpkins and apples. So, why not put them together in a smoothie for a perfect fall treat?  Better yet, how about making this for breakfast? I decided to give this recipe a whirl and see what I thought.  Let’s just say this is an incredibly…

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By Cheryl Mussatto, MS, RD, LD | Sep 19, 2018

Cheesy Chicken Skillet

Having a go-to tasty dinner meal is always a good plan.  Here’s a recipe that fits the bill – quickly prepared, loaded with powerful nutrients benefitting your health, and tastes delicious. It’s exactly what you’re looking for.  Cheesy chicken skillet dinner is a perfect meal for pleasing everyone at the table. First it has cheese,…

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By Cheryl Mussatto, MS, RD, LD | Sep 17, 2018

Veggie Black Bean Mac and Cheese

Childhood favorites are hard to beat but how ‘bout we take it up a notch?  Here’s a mac and cheese you can really sink your teeth into that’s packed with vegetables and black beans for a hearty, protein-packed meal. Every now and then I get a hankering to make mac and cheese.  It’s always been…

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By Cheryl Mussatto, MS, RD, LD | Sep 12, 2018

Walnut Crusted Rosemary Salmon

I have a confession to make – There were many, many years when I did not like fish.  I grew up on a Kansas farm eating primarily beef and chicken. With the exception tuna fish sandwiches, which I still like to this day, fish was a rarity. But, our taste buds change and in time,…

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By Cheryl Mussatto, MS, RD, LD | Aug 27, 2018