Health&Fitness Talk

Supporting Healthy Life Styles

Chef Ed’s Hot Chocolate
“With all this cold weather around its best to cuddle up with your favorite book and enjoy this deliciously tasty treat with the kids during these cold and wet days” Prep Time: 5 minutes Drinking Time: 3-60 minutes Ingredients 3/4 cup unsweetened dark cocoa 1 (14 ounce) can Sweetened... Read more
Chef Ed’s Christmas Candied Yams
“This is a quick and delicious way to enjoy a Christmas favorite!”   Prep Time: 15 minutes Cook Time: 30 minutes   Ingredients   2-29 ounce cans sweet potatoes 1 can evaporated milk 1 teaspoons vanilla essence ½ teaspoons freshly grated ginger ¼ cup butter at room temperature and... Read more
Chef Ed’s Caesar Salad
“This salad will not only make you feel less guilty about all the food that you’re eating for thanksgiving but you’ll probably come back for seconds as well”   Ingredients 1/2 cup high quality extra virgin olive oil 3 cloves fresh garlic, peeled, smashed, then finely diced 5 ounces... Read more
Chef Ed’s Mashed Potatoes
“This side dish will certainly leave your guest wanting more and if you have leftovers this will make wonderful potato pancakes for the next day”     Preparation: 5 minutes   Cooking time: 20 minutes   Ingredients 5 pounds Idaho potatoes peeled and cut into halves (2 cups) whole... Read more
Chef Ed’s Christmas Gravy
“You’ll be pouring this gravy over everything on your Christmas plate”   Preparation time: 5 minutes Cooking Time: 15 minutes   Ingredients   2 cups red wine preferably Cabernet Sauvignon ½ cup heavy cream 2 tablespoons fresh unpasteurized organic butter cut into chunks This recipe goes hand in hand... Read more
Chef Ed’s Christmas Turkey
“The juiciness of the meat is remarkable and your family will keep coming back for more, you can also make great turkey sandwiches with the leftovers”   Prep Time: 15 minutes (turkey must marinate overnight)   Baking Time: 4 ½ to 5 hours   Ingredients 1 whole turkey (15... Read more
Chef Ed’s Oriental Stir Fry
“Great and refreshingly tasty with or without meat” Prep Time: 30 minutes Stir fry time: 10 minutes Ingredients 1 pound fillet Mignon with light layer of fat intact in length wise slices, around 6 inch size 2 large carrots washed and cut in chunks 2 white large onions in... Read more
Chef Ed’s Tiramisu
(this recipe was inspired by Susu, a great chef from Escoffier) Ingredients 1 pound mascarpone cheese 1 1/4 cups heavy cream 2/3 cup strong espresso coffee, room temperature 1/2 cup white sugar 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 2 tablespoons dark rum 2 tablespoons Kahlua 2 tablespoons Sambuca 2 (3 ounce)... Read more
Chef Ed’s Christmas Turkey Stuffing
“The delicious flavor of the sage really stands out in this classic recipe” Ingredients 3 –cups French bread cut into cube size bits 1 large white onion chopped 1 clove garlic peeled and finely diced 1 bunch celery washed and chopped do not include the stem base 1 teaspoon... Read more
Homemade Pesto
“An all time classic that is not only tasty but incredibly healthy for you” Prep Time: 8 minutes Blender or Processor Time: 2-4 minutes Ingredients 3 cups fresh holy basil leafs ½ cup freshly grated parmesan cheese 5 large garlic bulbs crushed and finely diced ½ cup pine, walnuts,... Read more