Looking for a quick treat that is easy to make and delicious? Try these raw coconut bars which are vegan and vegetarian friendly! Add some chopped macadamia nuts for added flavor and crunch!
Another example of Jesse's innovation with using fresh local, heathy and affordable food with this hooulu aina salad with fresh mango dressing. Be sure to catch his episode along with Keiki cooking contest winners!
We have been very fortunate to collaborate with the gang at AlohaCare Hawaii and their efforts and involvement with the community. They have been promoting healthy and affordable eating which is very important with diabetes and obesity on the rise in Hawaii. They introduced us to Jesse Lipman who has been doing som...
Mike Irish of Halm's makes their famous kim chee dip - be sure to serve this with corn chips..the combination is out of this world! Simple, yet ono! Watch Mike's episode on Cooking Hawaiian Style.
Korean-Style kim chee, potato pancakes using Hawaii's favorite Halm's kim chee and making a simple sauce using Halm's new Korean poke sauce or sriracha.
Another incredible recipe from the folks at Hale Kealoha Restaurant - Kalo stirfry is yet another healthy creation! If you get a chance - be sure to visit their restaurant. They have live Hawaiian music and home-cooked traditional Hawaiian food.
Try this healthy and affordable recipe by Alyssa Moreau - provided to you by AlohaCare - A delicious udon noodle salad with a light peanut sauce! Visit AlohaCare's website http://alohacare.org to see how AlohaCare is getting involv...
I've been on a health-kick lately and wanted to make a simple chili using less meat or even try making chili using a meat substitute. I used a 16-bean mix along with garbanzo beans and thickened the chili with fat free refried beans. T...
We traveled to Hawaii this summer because I was presenting at a conference for work. I have heard great things about the vegan options there and was happy to explore the islands to find vegan food. I was extremely pleased with a vegan loco moco that I had at the Downbeat Diner in Honolulu. Loco moco is a traditional ...
A nice, light salad with fresh heirloom tomatoes, lightly seared tofu tossed with arugula and a light soy sesame dressing.
Who says healthy isn't tasty. Try this fresh, lower fat version of the classic layered bean dip served with baked whole wheat tortilla chips. I will also be posting great vegetarian recipes - Join me for some great healthier alternatives on my Meatless Monday recipes.
A great stir fry noodle dish using rice noodles, tofu and bean sprouts. Simple, but full of flavor. Make without eggs or patis to make this truly vegetarian.
This is a healthy, vegan, vegetarian version of one of my favorite dishes using fresh kale, sweet potatoes and black beans. Its a hearty dish bursting with flavor!
Looking for a healthy bite that packs a lot of punch and will fill you up? Try these sweet potato burgers or keep it light as a lettuce wrap.
Eggplant is is one of my favorite things to eat, especially quickly stir-fried with a few simple ingredients keeping it relatively healthy and low-cal.
A new twist on this tropical coleslaw kicked up with passion fruit (lilikoi) dressing from auntylilikoi.com
A family favorite - Korean-Style fried tofu. The perfect side dish for any meal!
Recently I got some pastured pork butt from the Sunday morning Farmers Market for the first time, and it made the most delicious Kalua Pig!
It was so tender and juicy– I could hardly believe how much better it tasted than pork from the grocery s...
If it were me though, as tasty as this curry sauce is, I think I’d like to relax in a tub of warm haupia sauce instead! Recipe courtesy of Lori Ikeda of
A delicious, guilt-free, vegan, dairy-free, diabetic-friendly, raw cheesecake that is surprisingly simple to make and very satisfying.