Cooking for Wellness

Ginger Spiced Granola Ginger Spiced Granola Patient Care

Ginger Spiced Granola

  • By Ruth Harper-Rhode
  • May. 21, 2018
This wholesome and versatile cereal makes a great topping for fresh fruit and yogurt, as well as a delicious cereal served with your favorite milk.
Strawberry Rhubarb Compote Strawberry Rhubarb Compote Patient Care

Strawberry Rhubarb Compote

  • By Ruth Harper-Rhode
  • May. 10, 2018
Rhubarb is available locally in early spring. The reddish stalks are edible and are often paired with sweeter fruits to balance their tartness.
Quinoa Salad with Green Beans and Almonds Quinoa Salad with Green Beans and Almonds Patient Care

Quinoa Salad with Green Beans and Almonds

  • By Ruth Harper-Rhode
  • May. 2, 2018
Quinoa is a unique grain as it contains all of the essential amino acids, which makes it a complete protein. It can also be used in many types of dishes including hot cereals, pilafs, soups and ...
Key Lime Coconut Energy Bites Key Lime Coconut Energy Bites Patient Care

Key Lime Coconut Energy Bites

  • By Ruth Harper-Rhode
  • Apr. 19, 2018
These quick, no bake nuggets are the perfect snack to grab when you want a pick me up. Try the coconut toasted for a bit of extra crunch
Jicama, Radish and Mango Salad Jicama, Radish and Mango Salad Patient Care

Jicama, Radish and Mango Salad

  • By Ruth Harper-Rhode
  • Apr. 9, 2018
Jicama looks like a brown turnip, but has a juicy, white flesh. It adds crispness to salads, slaws, and stir fry or crudité dishes. This light and refreshing salad is finished with a citrus-honey ...
Rainbow Fruit Parfaits Rainbow Fruit Parfaits Patient Care

Rainbow Fruit Parfaits

  • By Ruth Harper-Rhode
  • Mar. 23, 2018
This light dessert combines colorful fruits with a honey-lime dressing to make a rainbow parfait. Each color represents a different group of phytonutrients and it is important to eat a variety of ...
Avocado-Pineapple Smoothie Avocado-Pineapple Smoothie Patient Care

Avocado-Pineapple Smoothie

  • By Ruth Harper-Rhode
  • Mar. 17, 2018
In the spirit of St Patrick’s Day, we’ll be incorporating leafy greens into a smoothie. If you find many smoothies taste too sweet, this recipe is for you. It leans towards the savory side with ...
Mushroom Barley Soup Mushroom Barley Soup Patient Care

Mushroom Barley Soup

  • By Ruth Harper-Rhode
  • Mar. 13, 2018
Several varieties of mushrooms are combined to provide a “meaty” texture and savory flavor to this rustic, vegetarian soup.