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denise b. Healthy Living Professional

asheville, North Carolina
Enjoys cooking vegetarian foods and eating healthy. Walks the dog every day and tries to do either aerobics, go to the gym or mountain hiking every day. Over 20 years experience in food and nutrition with expertise in prevention and wellness for people with a variety of health needs.
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Great Beginnings: Getting Back to Your Roots-Sweet Potato, Tempeh and Spinach Burrito by denise b. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating   A few weeks ago, I shared a delicious way to prepare tempeh making a bacon sandwich. If you missed my recipe and have questions about tempeh, check out my blog post ... Read on »
Great Beginnings: Getting Back to Your Roots-Eat Kohlrabi by denise b. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Have you eaten kohlrabi? Do you even know what it looks like? The first step to eating it is to learn a little more about it! Kohlrabi is from the cabbage family. Its ... Read on »
Great Beginnings: Getting Back to Your Roots-Salad for Breakfast? by denise b. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating I never heard about salad for breakfast until I moved to Asheville about 8 1/2 years ago. I am fortunate to live near the Sunny Point Cafe http://sunnypointcafe.com/ and ... Read on »
Great Beginnings: Getting Back to Our Roots! Potatoes by denise b. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating I am a day late to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day season with my potato post but I hope that you enjoy my potato and greens pancakes! This is a great time to plant your potat ... Read on »
Great Beginnings: Getting Back to Your Roots! Eat Some Cole! by denise b. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Just for the record, I did not misspell coal! Cole crops are members of the cabbage family and include cauliflower, broccoli and Brussels sprouts. The family even includes ... Read on »
Great Beginnings: Getting Back to Our Roots! Make some Quinoa! by denise b. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating   Not many of us may have quinoa for breakfast. Quinoa (pronounced keen-wah) is an ancient grain that has become popular in the US and can be used in place of r ... Read on »
Great Beginnings: Getting Back to Your Roots! Eat SomeTurnips! by denise b. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Turnips are one of those vegetables that many of us don’t love. They are one of the “ugly duckling” vegetables. They have a lot to offer but not many takers. My dad al ... Read on »
Great Beginnings: Getting Back to Your Roots! Eat Your Sweet Potatoes by denise b. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating The past two weeks, I have been sharing new ideas for quick and easy breakfasts ! I have a few more more that will share before spring is in full swing but with planting sea ... Read on »
Great Beginnings: Breakfast Grit Bowls with “plant meat” by denise b. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Seitan, a vegetarian meat substitute, has been traditionally made from the high protein component of wheat. Sadrah Schadel and Mike Woliansky, the owners of No Evil Foods ... Read on »
Great Beginnings: Breakfast Tempeh Bacon Sandwich by denise b. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Let’s talk about how to make a high protein breakfast sandwich recipe without the high fat breakfast meats! If you have never had tempeh, you may not have heard of thi ... Read on »
Great Beginnings: Try Some Breakfast Bean Cakes! by denise b. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Getting creative in the kitchen is all about learning the rules and then developing a sense of when and how to break them. In our North American culture, breakfast foods a ... Read on »
Great Beginnings: Spring is Coming! Sprout Some Seeds! by denise b. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating If you live in the eastern part of the US and the Midwest, you might feel that winter will never end. However, we are actually just a few weeks until spring officially sta ... Read on »
Great Beginnings: Getting Back to Your Roots-Breakfast Egg Tacos by denise b. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Two of my favorite breakfast foods include Mexican food and eggs. A combination of the two is even better! I love breakfast burritos, tostadas, frittatas, huevos rancheros ... Read on »
Breakfast for the Rest of Us! by denise b. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Like they always say, “Breakfast is the most important meal of the day.” Whether that’s true, and exactly who “they” are, I’m not sure, but it makes sense. Starting out wi ... Read on »
Great Beginnings: Getting Back to Your Roots by denise b. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating It is cold and dreary outside but it’s not too early to think about warmer weather, flowers, fresh fruit and veggies from the garden and local farmers markets. While you are ... Read on »
Season of Love: History and Health Benefits of Chocolate by denise b. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Does Chocolate Make the Heart Grow Fonder? Chocolate comes from the seeds of the tropical cacao tree, Theobroma cacao. The word theobroma is translated as the food of ... Read on »
Season of Love: Tiny, Rich Chocolate Cake by denise b. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Valentine’s Day is at my house is a pretty hectic time of the year, it is right between my husband and son’s birthdays. I feel pressed to be creative and thoughtful in a s ... Read on »
Season of Love: Get Romantic with Some French Broad Chocolates by denise b. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating In 2007, my husband and I attended LAFF https://www.facebook.com/lexfest which is a local art and music festival in downtown Asheville and we met a young man who was selli ... Read on »
Season of Love: Healthy Chocolate Treats by denise b. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating     Some special guests stopped by the house today and we decided to make some Valentine treats. My guests decided that it would be fun to make the typical treats ... Read on »
Season of Love: Nurture Yourself! by denise b. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating I love the idea of nurture ourselves to promote health& wellness. It can be on of the best forms of self care. Loving ourselves is an important part of living well. The wo ... Read on »