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by Kettlebell Country Girl on Jan 5th 2018

Winter time is the perfect season to try out a variety of soups to keep yourself warm. This is a delicious and healthy soup rich in iron, protein, and antioxidants, perfect for the cold weather. Ingredients: 1 medium onion 3 cloves of chopped garlic 2 spoons of olive oil 2 large or 3 medium size carrots dices 2 celery diced 2 bay...

by Kettlebell Country Girl on Nov 26th 2017

A couple of months ago I had this delicious cauliflower soup at a local café and since then I wanted to make this soup myself. I have tried several recipes and this one is really easy to make (no cream or milk needed) and its delicious and healthy.  You can serve this soup as an appetizer or a main dish. Enjoy! Ingredients: 1...

by Kettlebell Country Girl on Nov 25th 2017

Winter is just around the corner and there’s nothing better than a hot bowl of good soup to warm up your day. Chicken soup is one of the best foods to eat to help the body fight flu symptoms. The onions provide the benefit of antioxidants that reduce inflammation and act as an anti-histamine. The salt in the soup and...

by Kettlebell Country Girl on Nov 2nd 2017

I love soups, especially during the fall season when the weather gets colder. Last week we got a few of our studio members together to try out some of our favorite soup recipes.  Try some of these next time and let me know which one you liked the best. We started this cookout event with homemade pierogis (with mushrooms and cabbage). Different assortments...

by Kettlebell Country Girl on Oct 11th 2017

One of the biggest challenges in making food from my homeland is preparing it in a healthy way.  Luckily I recently stumbled upon a similar recipe from the “You are what you eat” cookbook by Gillian McKeith and gave it my own spin.  Beets are one of the most powerful vegetables filled with various nutrients, minerals,...

by Kettlebell Country Girl on Nov 29th 2016

A couple of weeks ago Wellness Studio M members participated in a Autumn Food Fest with Chef Blake Swihart at the Short Hills Kings Cooking School. This was a great event that introduced our members to healthy cooking and fine dining. We learned how to make shiitake rillettes, roasted carrot and ginger soup, cornbread stuffing,...

by Kettlebell Country Girl on Oct 25th 2016

This week I had the privilege to attend a cooking class in my neighborhood.  The theme of the event was Italian food specializing in pairing dishes with truffles.  This was my first time tasting this type of mushroom, and I have to say it was delicious. We started with a truffle butter bruschetta with a side of Italian bread stick...