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Camilla S. Healthy Living Professional

Nacogdoches, Texas
Food writer, cookbook author, recipe developer...and longtime fitness instructor (I have been... Full Bio
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1-2-3-4 Cheesecake by Camilla S. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I know, it borders on cruel to write about cheesecake with tank top & lycra season right around the corner, but cheesecake is in my bloodstream, and I've been ... Read on »
2 Ingredient Bliss: Homemade Greek Yogurt w/ Blood Oranges by Camilla S. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I debated whether to include this on the blog, because it is not much of a recipe. But then I decided that that's precisely why I wanted and needed to share, since some ... Read on »
A Brief Blogging Furlough... by Camilla S. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking The other day I mentioned, in passing, several looming deadlines. Well, today I mapped out a precise schedule and came to the following realization: I will need to stop ... Read on »
A Brief Delay by Camilla S. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Hi everyone, Well here I am, breaking my promise to post part 2 of the Green & Black's getaway by today. I'm in a hotel away from home and thought uploadin ... Read on »
A Fool for April Fool's by Camilla S. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Happy April everyone, and in particular, April Fool’s! I can’t resist the opportunity to serve fool on fool’s day, but before I do, allow me to offer some seasona ... Read on »
A Kitchen Oath by Camilla S. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking How many times has this happened to you? You reach into the oven for that sheet of cookies or bubbling baked pasta, accidentally touch the side of the p ... Read on »
A Light & Quick Cassoulet by Camilla S. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking When I was in graduate school, my California friends and acquaintances would invariably ask the same question with every visit home: “Remind me where it is you a ... Read on »
A Lighter Panna Cotta by Camilla S. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking You can watch the accompanying video for this recipe on my YouTube channel: YOGURT PANNA COTTA WITH HONEY & CITRUS Spring swept in ... Read on »
A Month of Easy Dinner Ideas by Camilla S. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking If you can get nothing better out of the world, get a good dinner out of it, at least. --Herman Melville As I mentioned in an earlier post, I spent much of F ... Read on »
A month of healthy resolutions: Vegetables by Camilla S. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I made it back from California and I'm ready to start the New Year, and, inspired by the beautiful produce I gazed upon (and subsequently gobbled) at Monterey Marke ... Read on »
A Patriotic Muffin for the Fourth by Camilla S. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Before moving on to vegetarian entrees, I’m sharing a 4 th of July muffin, one that’s red, white and blue in all the right places. Warning: they are addict ... Read on »
A Post-Root Canal Meal by Camilla S. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I can’t believe I’m saying this, but the root canal wasn’t bad at all; drilling is still no fun, but it was sweet relief to be free of the throbbing. ... Read on »
A Pre-Root Canal Snack by Camilla S. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Shortly after moving to East Texas, I learned one of the locals’ favorite sayings: if you don’t like the weather, wait five minutes and it will change.” Consider our pas ... Read on »
A Return...to Chocolate by Camilla S. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Hi all! I’m so happy to be back to the blog! I’d like to say that I’m well-rested—honestly, it’s been a good week for catching up on everything from sleep to ed ... Read on »
A Shepherd's Pie for Spring by Camilla S. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Friendship Fiesta was an annual event at my elementary school, a weeklong celebration of the diversity of cultures and ethnic groups represented by students, faculty and ... Read on »
A Slaw-Inspiring Meal by Camilla S. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Dear readers, am I the only one perplexed and annoyed by the “home-made” proclamations of corporate food processors and chain restaurants? I’m curious, whose home m ... Read on »
A Toast to Toast by Camilla S. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking A bit of prose in praise of comfort food is almost as good as a bowl of homemade chicken noodle soup on a January afternoon. Almost. Fiction, food articles ... Read on »
All-Natural Chocolate Brownie Power Bars (Raw, Vegan, No Added Sugar) by Camilla S. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven 2 Comments Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I know, I know, another energy bar recipe? Yes, it's true, but it is one that I am so proud to share, I could not wait a moment longer. We go through a lot of power bars ... Read on »
Almond-Stuffed Date Power Bites by Camilla S. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Hello, all! Well, I've done the math, and it turns out that I can get everything accomplished on my to-do list before heading to California for Christmas so long as ... Read on »
Amped-Up Oatmeal (Healthy Breakfast) by Camilla S. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I had grand plans to make this a chocolate & champagne detoxification day. My husband announced that he was going to make some fresh pineapple-orange juice with his new ... Read on »