Nutrition-minded cuisine is good for you—and tastes good, too!

Immunity Soup

A power-packed recipe to warm up cold winter nights. In addition to the traditional immunological benefits of chicken soup, this recipe adds the unique contributions of shiitake mushrooms, garlic, lemon, and dark-leafy greens. Their integrated effect, plus a healthy dose of carotenoids (vitamin A) via broccoli and sweet potato, give this soup an immunity-protecting, medicinal … Read more

Tweaked Ratatouille

A classic Provençal dish with a twist of Dijon, oregano, and chile pepper. Here’s another early-fall addition to your recipe repertoire, with touches of circulation-enhancing, heart-protecting heat from colorful chile peppers. Let’s also throw in powerful, oregano—which helps fight pathogens, enhancing probiotic balance in the GI tract—plus sage and rosemary, fresh from the fall garden. … Read more

Gibson’s Empire Applesauce

A taste of fall, with a touch of honey from guest chef Christina Gibson. Apples are a good source of soluble fiber with the potential to lower cholesterol and aid in digestion. They are also a significant source of several types of flavonoids, including quercitin, epicatechin, and chlorogenic acid, which are thought to help fight allergies, … Read more

September Seafood Stew

A Thai-influenced mix, with touches of the late-summer garden. The last-minute addition of fresh, juicy, large tomatoes to this recipe lends a touch of late-summer to a stew whose other influences come from across the globe. Add to this the influence of anti-inflammatory turmeric and other curry spices, as well as the nutritional power of Tuscan kale, … Read more