Posts tagged "Healthy and Tasty with Chef Jody"

Littles & Lydees Foods

Littles and Lydees foods in Chicago doesn’t only carry burger sauces, it carries a wide line of marinades, car fresheners, hand soaps, facial scrubs, bath salts and infused oils. Recently I was sent a sample of Zoe’s Jerk Marinade which reflects the flavors of the Caribbean! Delicious with steaks, fish and pork, the flavor is... Read more »

Zentangle: Healthy Art Therapy

Life is a building process and all experiences are included into our life patterns.  I recently attended a health and wellness seminar where I discovered an interesting relaxation, meditation therapy called Zentangle.  Zentangling is an ancient form of art, for children, teens and adults, in which all you need is a sketch book and a... Read more »

Creamed Kale Recipe, Healthy and Whole!

This recipe is called Creamed Kale with a healthy twist! Very low calorie, healthy spin. Approximately only 6g of fat, 90 calories per 8 ounce serving. Recipe ingredients: 1 tablespoon unsalted butter 5 garlic cloves, minced 3 large shallots, chopped finely Salt & Pepper to taste Pinch of ground nutmeg 16 ounces fresh kale 1... Read more »

Diabetic Recipe: Moroccan Couscous Salad

Enjoy this easy to make, low calorie recipe which is easy to prepare and is simply very tasty!  Please email me with any questions regarding the recipe and feel free to send comments and feedback.   Ingredients: 2 cups couscous, cooked and fluffed with fork, cool 1 bunch scallions, finely chopped 1 green pepper, chopped;... Read more »

Roasted Chicken Chili Recipe!

This recipe is not only 280 calories per serving, but simply very tasty and really easy to prepare.  If you want to save some time, purchase a roasted chicken from your local grocery store and feel free to purchased canned, seasoned chopped tomatoes if you don’t want to roast your own.  I also make my... Read more »

Healthy Weekly Menu Ideas!

Enjoy this simple recipe/menu plan and feel free to email me for more details about how to prepare dishes.  Here’s to healthy and whole!! Salads: • Orzo Pasta Salad: 105 Calories/8 oz. Orzo, dried pomegranate, roasted pine nuts, goat cheese; balsamic • Corn Salad: 71 Calories/8 oz. Corn, green peppers, red peppers, red onion, basil, vinegar,... Read more »

Super Bowl Appetizer 2013: Hot Artichoke/Spinach Dip

This is a very simple, easy great tasting recipe, low fat version, to get your guests ready for Super Bowl Sunday! Remember to use jarred artichokes which are packed in water, not oil, to keep the calorie count down. This recipe makes 4 servings, double it for a bigger crowd! Enjoy!!! Ingredients: 1-14 ounce canned,... Read more »

Flu Fighting Foods

Top 10 Flu Fighting Foods: 1. Ginger 2. Red Onions 3. Spinach 4. Raw Garlic 5. Honey 6. Fresh Strawberries 7. Cloves 8. Turmeric 9. Cayenne Pepper 10. Cinnamon Each one of these is packed with antioxidants which can help prevent flu and colds. Don’t forget to keep eating those fruits and veggies, which are... Read more »

Healthy and Tasy Menu 2013!

SALADS/SOUP/SIDES: • Iceberg & Arugula Mix: 10 Calories/8oz. Add-ons of grape tomatoes, celery stalks, carrot sticks • Fresh Organic Romaine Greens: 10 Calories/8 oz. Keep it healthy by adding a balsamic or low-fat dressing: Add to calorie content • SOUP: “Mock” Hamburger Soup 145 Calories/8 oz. Lean ground turkey, onions, carrots, celery, tomatoes, basil, barley,... Read more »

Weight Watcher Recipe of the Week

Trying to watch your weight? Try this low calorie recipe, simple, delicious and tasty! These roasted heirloom tomatoes are cups full of a delicious Grecian style mix of fresh herbs, pine nuts and golden raisins. Chef’s tip, try broiling or grilling tomatoes with sliced onions drizzled with extra virgin olive oil and top with sprigs... Read more »