Celebrate ‘Chicken Soup for the Soul’ Day by Breaking Out Your Slow Cooker

Did you know that November 8th is Chicken Soup for the Soul Day?  In honor of mind and body wellness, MaryAnn Jones and Deanna Durso of Wear your Wellness and Thrive Naturally have shared their delicious and organic recipe with New York Rag! Easy Slow Cooker Chicken Soup Ingredients 1 lb package organic chicken tenders 1 large onion, diced…

Healthy Superbowl Recipes

Sweet potato skins with goat cheese, New England fish cakes, Buffalo cauliflower bites, and more!

Recipe: Chocolate Raspberry Cheesecake

The perfect dessert to serve at your holiday parties that will not have you breaking your diet goals.  Chocolate Raspberry Cheesecake Prep Time:      5 minutes Cook Time:      30 minutes Serves:             15 Serving Size:   1 Slice Per Serving: Calories: 93 Calories for Fat: 45   Ingredients: 5 bars(s) Chocolate Celebration Delite 1 Scoop Vanilla Premium Protein…

Annabel Langbein’s Speedy Peanut Sauce

The absolute perfect finishing touch to spice up any meal prep or keep summer meals light and delicious. “I’m not claiming this recipe is in any way authentic, but having experimented with all sorts of long-winded alternatives I think it still comes up trumps for flavor. Use storebought peanut butter or make your own by…

Celebrate #NationalStrawberryDay with the Perfect Cocktail

February 27th marks National Strawberry Day so why not celebrate?! Strawberry Fields 1 ¾ parts Reyka Vodka ½ part Rhubarb Art of The Age ¾ part Lime juice ¾ part Black peppercorn syrup* 1 ½ part fresh Strawberry juice 4-6 Mint leaves Top soda Glass: Collins Garnish: Strawberry Slice   Combine ingredients. Shake and double…

Healthy Smoothies… That Don’t Taste Healthy

These delish smoothie recipes are easy to make, healthy, and actually taste great – get your greens and stay hydrated! Savory Banana Coconut 1 banana Handful for strawberries 2 tbsp of peanut butter 1 tbsp of chia seeds 2-3 tbsp of coconut flakes 1 cup of almond milk Almond Butter Probiotic 1 banana Handful of blueberries…

Chocolate Ganache Raspberry Layer Cake

INGREDIENTS  Cake: Nonstick vegetable oil spray 2 cups unbleached all purpose flour 1 3/4 cups sugar 3/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder 2 teaspoons baking soda 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 cup water 3/4 cup buttermilk 3/4 cup vegetable oil 3 large eggs Chocolate Ganache and Raspberry Topping: 18 ounces bittersweet chocolate (do not exceed 61% cacao),…

Holiday Pairings – Wine & Food

The Perfect Wine to Bring to a Holiday Gathering: It’s All About the Food by Paula Moulton I became infamous at Le Cordon Bleu in France (at least in my own mind) on a relatively quiet and peaceful classroom day of wine tasting. I am on stage but the theater is a dimly lit classroom…

Potato Leek Soup Recipe

Stay warm this holiday season with this yummy vegan homemade soup! VEGAN POTATO LEEK SOUP INGREDIENCE 3-4 Tbsp olive oil 6-8 medium potatoes, peeled and chopped into 1″ cubes 2 large leeks, sliced into rounds 6 cups veggie stock or 6 cups water + 1 veggie bouillon cube 2 tsp dried thyme, or 1-2 tbsp…

Salmon with Sautéed Asparagus

Brooklyn, NY – By Jacob Fishbein, CEO Cooking Culture As the temperatures drop, what better way to enjoy the season than with a little comfort food? This is one of my favorite recipes, based on my dad’s out of this world salmon. How does salmon taste so good in Santa Fe, NM, you might ask….

Santa Hat Brownies

New York, NY – By Catherine Petree SANTA HAT BROWNIES A new twist on cookies under the chimney; these easy to make brownies are perfect for any holiday party… and oh so yummy! INGREDIENTS 125g butter, chopped 1 1/3 cups (200g) Nestlé Dark Chocolate Morsels, plus ½ cup (75g) extra 1/2 cup (110g) caster sugar…