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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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Ash Soup & Rosemary Walnuts by Camilla S. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking So I had all sorts of great ideas and plans for my first substantive entry—perhaps some sparkling Christmas cocktails , holiday breakfast ideas, or some inspirin ... Read on »
Autumn Slaw with Fennel, Apple, & Cider Dressing by Camilla S. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Happy Friday, everyone! I'm short on words today: my in-laws are en route for a short visit, I have a cook-off in Houston tomorrow, this weekend is Kevin's birthday, an ... Read on »
Baby Artichokes: Postscript by Camilla S. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking So what does a woman do with a heap of leftover carciofata (see yesterday's post) and a husband grumbling about the tupperware traffic in the refrigerator? She brin ... Read on »
Babysitting: My Evening with Baby Artichokes by Camilla S. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I’m keeping it simple this afternoon with a post inspired by the beautiful babies my friend Alva picked up for me in Dallas. Here they are. Gorgeous, yes? ... Read on »
Baked Eggs with Marinara by Camilla S. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I meant it in my last post when I said I've been on a baked egg kick--and that I planned to share more of my quick fix options. This is by far my favorite. How could it ... Read on »
Baked Eggs with Spinach & Mushrooms by Camilla S. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking In general, I am not a savory breakfast person. It's not that I eschew bacon and eggs when the opportunity arises (which it does, about every other Saturday morning, ... Read on »
Baked Spinach Falafel with Yogurt Tahini Sauce by Camilla S. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking No once cares what you had for lunch . It's a handy little book I picked up when I first contemplated writing a blog. Here I am, several hundred posts later, violating ... Read on »
Banana, Date & Cardamom Smoothie (no added sugar) by Camilla S. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking It's true, I've been (sadly) delinquent here at Enlightened Cooking for two months. Mea culpa. It was a decision I had to make for sanity's sake. A looming deadline (Janua ... Read on »
Barbecue Tofu Sandwich with Roasted Peppers and Arugula by Camilla S. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Even the most avid cook occasionally balks at the prospect of preparing dinner. When this happens to me, I respond by firing up the stovetop for one of my reliabl ... Read on »
Basil-Mint Fruit Salad--Parental Discretion Advised by Camilla S. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Every food blog needs an interjection of hilarity from time to time. Mine most often comes from kitchen mishaps: a soup explosion on the ceiling (be careful pureeing t ... Read on »
Becky's Easter Asparagus by Camilla S. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Easter is almost here, which means my mind is on Becky’s Easter Asparagus. Becky is my brother’s godmother, and my parents are godparents to Becky’s son Ma ... Read on »
Big Blend Radio Interview Today @ 6 pm PST-Enlightened Chocolate by Camilla S. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Just wanted to give a shout out that I'll nbe talking about healthy chocolate (the subject of my book, Enlightened Chocolate) tonight at 6PM, pacific time. Here's the link- ... Read on »
Black Bean Burgers for Dinner (plus VIDEO) by Camilla S. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Visit my YouTube Channel for my black bean burgers video: http://www.youtube.com/user/camillacooks . Today shaped up far better ... Read on »
Black Bean Chili-Topped Sweet Potatoes (vegan option) by Camilla S. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I have come to the conclusion that everyone wants easy recipes for dinner. Come six o'clock on a Tuesday night, even those who proclaim steadfast allegiance to the slo ... Read on »
Black Bean Soup with Pumpkin, Lime & Chipotles by Camilla S. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Graduate school made me a better cook and more firmly directed me on to the road to recipe development. It wasn’t the examination of social theory, the fun-filled e ... Read on »
Blogging Awards by Camilla S. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking While on leave last week, I received two compliments from fellow blog-friends in the form of awards. The first is from PatsyK at Family, Friends and Food , who best ... Read on »
Blue Cheese: A Moldy Love Story by Camilla S. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking “Mold” and “delicious” are rarely uttered in the same sentence. . In an age of anti-bacterial obsession, blue cheese is an edible iconoclas ... Read on »
Blueberry Festival, Texas-Style by Camilla S. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Mention "blueberry festival," and most people think of of the shores of Lake Michigan and the Maine countryside and coast. That is, unless, they hail from East Texa ... Read on »
Blueberry Goat Cheese Muffins by Camilla S. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Sometimes a blog post can be as simple as fulfilling a request. In this case, it's from a college friend, Janet. Janet and I went to Bryn Mawr , where she kept me in g ... Read on »
Boo! Part 1 of 50 ways to Frighten Your Husband by Camilla S. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking **************************************************************************** Halloween Fright: A Play in One Act Scene: 7:08 a.m., the day before Halloween, morning of c ... Read on »