Tips on making the perfect healthy and delicious smoothie

Lisa Sharp, who owns Peachy's Smoothie Cafe, shares one of her recipes and some tips for making your own perfect smoothies.

By | May 25th, 2017|Recipes|0 Comments

How to cook asparagus fresh from the garden

It's asparagus season and thanks to my husband Barry, this wonderful vegetable grows right in our backyard. Learn how to cook it to perfection.

By | May 22nd, 2017|Recipes|0 Comments

Silly’s Restaurant serves us a recipe for Imperial Thai Fighter

Colleen Kelley, who owns Silly's Restaurant, likes to serve a well-rounded menu. She shares a chicken recipe with us that she calls Imperial Thai Fighter.

By | May 18th, 2017|Recipes|0 Comments

In honor of Mother’s Day — a special grandmother’s recipe for piccalilli relish

I asked a friend to share a recipe for Mother's Day. She gave me an old family recipe for piccalilli relish and also gave the gift of her grandmother's story.

By | May 11th, 2017|Recipes|0 Comments

Scallops pan-seared with chilled corn cream, smoked potatoes, and north country bacon, compliments of Tiqa

Wondering what to do with that pound of scallops? Bo Byrne, executive chef at Tiqa, in Portland, Maine, shares a delish pan-seared scallop recipe from Spain.

By | May 4th, 2017|Recipes|0 Comments

Pan Seared Salmon with Citrus Beurre Blanc, compliments of Fuel

Here's a delicious recipe for seared salmon from the popular French restaurant Fuel. It's also wicked good for you!

By | April 27th, 2017|Recipes|0 Comments

A recipe for Build-Your-Own Stir Fry Bowls

As they try to be healthier, more people are eating plant-based meals. Build-Your-Own Stir Fry Bowls are fun for the whole family to make, especially the kids.

By | April 20th, 2017|Recipes|0 Comments

A recipe for Portuguese Baked Eggs, compliments of Kismet

Looking for something new and delicious to eat? Try this brunch recipe from Kismet, a lovely little restaurant in Montpelier, Vermont.

By | April 13th, 2017|Recipes|2 Comments

How to cook and eat an artichoke. You’ll thank me for this!

If you never had an artichoke, you're missing out. Here's everything you need to know about this delicious, healthy vegetable.

By | April 6th, 2017|Recipes|0 Comments

A recipe for spring pasta from The Brunswick Tavern

Spring has arrived but you'd never know it here in Maine. We still have snow. This recipe for spring pasta from The Brunswick Tavern should inspire some hope.

By | March 30th, 2017|Recipes|0 Comments

Easy ways to add a healthy new vegetable — seaweed — to your diet

Why add seaweed to your diet? It's loaded with nutrients. And don't turn up your nose if you've never tried it! Check out these great tips and recipes.

By | March 23rd, 2017|Recipes|2 Comments

Who says baby food can’t be delicious and healthy?

Trying to make healthy food choices for your baby? So are my daughter and son-in-law. See how they're doing and try out one of their favorite baby food recipes.

By | March 16th, 2017|Recipes|0 Comments

A recipe for sweet potato, coconut and chipotle soup from El Rayo Taqueria

Looking for a soup that will take the chill off? Try this recipe for sweet potato, coconut and chipotle soup from El Rayo Taqueria. It'll warm you up!

By | March 9th, 2017|Recipes|0 Comments

A recipe for yummy blueberry banana pancakes, compliments of MAND

When cold winter winds whip around it's the perfect time for homemade pancakes. A recipe from the food experts at the Maine Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

By | March 2nd, 2017|Recipes|0 Comments

Using medical marijuana in a recipe for Lobster Primavera with Spring Peas and Marscapone

Some people who use medical marijuana would prefer to eat it rather that smoke it. Wellness Connection of Maine has a recipe for Lobster Primavera and some tips.

By | February 23rd, 2017|Recipes|0 Comments

A recipe for cranberry treats — the perfect thing to bake for your special valentine

Bake something delicious for your Valentine. Try this recipe for Cranberry Treats, compliments of Tin Pan Bakery.

By | February 9th, 2017|Recipes|0 Comments

Greek Seven-Layer Dip from the American Heart Association

A heart healthy recipe for a yummy seven-layer dip. Just in time for Super Bowl Sunday!

By | February 2nd, 2017|Recipes|0 Comments

Two delicious mocktail recipes from Vena’s Fizz House

Recipes for two delicious mocktails, compliments of Vena's Fizz House in Portland, Maine.

By | January 26th, 2017|Recipes|0 Comments

Frontier in Brunswick shares a recipe for mouth-watering fish tacos

Looking for something different to cook? How about some fish tacos? This week's Catching Health recipe is compliments of Frontier in Brunswick, Maine. Enjoy!

By | January 19th, 2017|Recipes|0 Comments

Can a Mediterranean diet keep your brain from shrinking as you age?

A new study suggests a link between eating a Mediterranean diet and brain shrinkage. We have some details in this blog post.

By | January 13th, 2017|Blog, Recipes|3 Comments

A delicious recipe for crock pot chicken stew

Chicken stew — a great meal for a cold winter's day. Get the recipe and some healthy tips from weight loss coach Lisa Prince.

By | January 12th, 2017|Recipes|0 Comments

A recipe from Plant IQ for Peppery Pumpkin, Corn and Bean Soup

If you're trying to eat a whole foods plant-based diet, you'll want to learn more about Plant IQ. And you'll want to try this hearty soup recipe.

By | January 5th, 2017|Recipes|0 Comments

A Hanukkah recipe for potato latkes

Jill Silander shares her recipe for potato latkes. A Hanukkah tradition that can be enjoyed any time of year.

By | December 29th, 2016|Blog, Recipes|2 Comments

Smoked chicken, barley and winter squash soup, compliments of Duckfat

A recipe from Duckfat, one of my favorite Portland (ME) eating spots. Whenever my brother Patrick visits from San Francisco, Duckfat is always on his itinerary!

By | December 15th, 2016|Recipes|3 Comments

Make this fun recipe with your kids: Mini Chocolate Ganache Tarts

A holiday recipe from Measuring Up! Cooking for Kids — Michele Howard's cooking school for kids in Scarborough, Maine. You can make it with your kids.

By | December 8th, 2016|Recipes|0 Comments

World AIDS Day. Yes, HIV/AIDS still exists, even in New England

It may not be the epidemic it once was in the United States, but people are still living with and being diagnosed with HIV and AIDS. That's why Frannie Peabody Center in Maine still provides services and still hosts World AIDS Day events.

By | December 1st, 2016|Recipes|0 Comments

Honey apple torte: A recipe for Thanksgiving

This honey apple torte recipe always gets high marks in my family. Technically, it's a dessert but I confess, I just had a slice for breakfast.

By | November 24th, 2016|Recipes|0 Comments

St. Joseph’s College does more than deliver degrees. It also delivers free range turkeys (and some Thanksgiving recipes)

Guess where we're getting our Thanksgiving turkey this year. From St. Joseph's College! And they're also sharing some of their Thanksgiving recipes.

By | November 17th, 2016|Recipes|0 Comments

Food that’s good for people with diabetes is good for everyone. Like this recipe for Corn and Black Bean Burritos

Whether you have diabetes or not, you should eat moderate portions of nutrition-rich foods. Don't forget your vegetables, which you'll find in this Corn and Black Bean recipe.

By | November 10th, 2016|Recipes|0 Comments

MaineHealth gets a national award for its commitment to serve healthy (and tasty) meals to patients and employees

MaineHealth made a commitment to offer healthier food options. It just got a national award for its efforts from the Partnership for a Healthier America.

By | November 4th, 2016|Blog, Recipes|0 Comments

A recipe for Popeye’s Mac and Cheese compliments of Wayside Food Programs

Wayside Food Programs provides delicious healthy food to Maine people in need. They shared a favorite comfort food recipe — mac and cheese with a healthy twist.

By | November 3rd, 2016|Recipes|1 Comment