Witch’s Brew Veggie Stew

We are going to debut this recipe at our Halloween Party at the Doctor Yum Project Kitchen and we can’t wait!. So far the reviews are FANTASTIC. It’s a great way to fill up your little Trick-or-Treaters before they head out on Halloween night. Add as many...

Green Dragon Smoothie

When we want to wow kids and grownups with how delicious green smoothies are, this is our go-to recipe. It never fails to convert even the most selective eater to healthy green smoothies. A thinner consistency and a milkshake straw help beginners as well. We adapted...

Chocolate Almond Soaked Oatmeal

Adapted from mywholelifefood.com Ready for a delicious chocolate treat?  For breakfast?  This oatmeal packs lots of powerful ingredients including cacao, chocolate in its whole, unrefined form. Soaking oats overnight makes them a snap to serve in the morning. No...

Veggitos

  At the Doctor Yum Project kitchen we are always looking for fun ways for families to enjoy healthy food.  In my pediatrics practice I see an epidemic of vegetable “haters” and many of their parents who are too frustrated to know what to do. Little...

Pumpkin Energy Bites

I found this great recipe on the website Gimme Some Oven. This is an easy “no bake” recipe which is perfect for a quick, energy dense snack. They work great in lunchboxes too. They are sweetened with dates and honey and I would recommend eating just one or...

Succulent Herbed Chicken Kabobs

This is my sister’s super special secret recipe for chicken shish kabobs. She recently shared this with me for the first episode of my new CVTV series, “A Wonderful Life with Doctor Yum.” After we taped the segment we served them at a garden party...

Zesty Plum Salsa

  In front of my new practice and Doctor Yum teaching kitchen is a great big flowering tree. Half of it looked dead this winter, but before removing it we decided to see what it looks like in the spring. Much to my suprise it is a plum tree, and right now...

Everyday Caesar Dressing

This Caesar dressing, adapted from a Jamie Oliver recipe. Unlike store bought Caesar dressing this one is made with a Greek yogurt base, making it a healthier alternative, and one that can be eaten as an everyday dressing on any type of salad!  I love Caesar dressing...

Magic Banana Cookies

These cookies are really amazing. No oil, no salt, no butter, NO SUGAR!! How can they be so good? This is why I call them Magic Banana Cookies! Anyone I serve these to is amazed by their magical properties and delicious taste. Thanks to my friend Wendy for introducing...

Hot Chocolate Party!

I grew up on Lake Erie, and I have fond memories of playing outside in the snow and coming in for a warm cup of hot chocolate. I always used those hot chocolate mixes in the packets, but looking closely  at labels I have noticed how many undesirable ingredients can be...

Power Grilled Cheese

Grilled cheese is a kid favorite. Many of us crave grilled cheese and tomato soup from time to time, especially when the weather gets chilly. However, the traditional processed American cheese on white bread grilled with tons of butter and a can of condensed tomato...

Pumpkin Pie Smoothie

  This is a great fall smoothie that I have made in my fall kids cooking class. Kids love smoothies, and this one has the added fun of crushed graham crackers on top. Kids love to crush the crackers, too! This recipe is part of our preschool nutrition...