Category Archives: Recipes

Anatomy of a Salad

If you’re a Simpson’s fan you may remember Homer taunting Lisa, an avid vegetarian, with the chant “You don’t win friends with salad.” Well, if you’re trying to make friends with your waistline, salad can either be a Godsend or a calorie bomb. It all depends on the anatomy of YOUR salad.

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Make This: Sweet Potato Fries

Mmm… french fries. We’ve got a recipe for quick and easy sweet potato fries. Make these to satisfy your craving without sacrificing your healthy habits.    

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Black Bean Brownies: Substitute beans for butter, oil

In a dream world, desserts would be low in calories and fat, and eating one cookie wouldn’t tempt us to eat five more. Sure, healthy substitutions can be used in baking — apple sauce for butter, whole-wheat flour for white. … Continue reading

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Meatout Mondays: Vegan banana shamrock shake

I’m seeing green, but, unfortunately, it isn’t from the the grass peeking through snow. We just celebrated St. Patrick’s Day, and what better way to do it than with a shamrock shake? McDonald’s might have a yummy version, but give … Continue reading

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Healthy recipes from YDR staff

Here are the recipes YDR staff submitted in our healthy snack contest.

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Celebrate (or recover from) St. Paddy’s Day with a green smoothie

There’s no green beer in this smoothie and for that, we apologize. But if you’re looking for a healthy green beverage to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day, we highly recommend this green smoothie from healthy living blogger Leigh Zaleski. This smoothie … Continue reading

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Meatout Mondays: Vegan creamy spinach lasagna

I’m in the food grey zone: I really want to see the colors of spring in salads and lighter dishes, but the bitter cold and snow also have me craving hearty meals. So, I whipped up the tried-and-true meal that … Continue reading

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Meatout Mondays: Barbecue meatless loaf

When I went on a couponing spree a few months back, I purchased quite a few bags of BOCA Burger ground crumbles and Beyond Meat beyond beef crumbles. At the moment the freezer is quite bare —  except these bags of meatless crumbles. And … Continue reading

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Meatout Mondays: Pumpkin chocolate chip oat bars

Who says we can’t eat pumpkin in the middle of winter? This is especially true if chocolate is involved. I made these back in November for Vegansgiving, a local vegan Thanksgiving potluck. (Hence why there isn’t a photo — they … Continue reading

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Healthy Game Day Recipes Part 2

Picking out your Super Bowl recipes? No Sweat York has you covered. These healthier recipes will keep the crowd happy, even if the game doesn’t. Buffalo Shrimp Casserole

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