Susan Dopart’s Coconut Almond Chicken

Spice up your Energy with Coconut Almond Chicken Let’s face it.  Chicken and broccoli can get pretty boring.  I wanted to create a new way to spice up chicken that was tasty, crunchy and versatile.  What resulted was a chicken you can eat hot or cold with vegetables or cut-up in a salad. The coconut oil provides the healthy fat MCT oil, which contains lauric acid, which boosts immunity.  The almonds provide monounsaturated fats, fiber and crunch.  Curry is an anti-inflammatory spice.  Add the chicken and you’ve got a recipe packed with protein, anti-inflammatory action and nutrients. Double the recipe […]


Susan Dopart’s Break into Spring with Coconut Balsamic Dressing

It’s time to break away from the usual oil and vinegar dressing.  Since coconut oil contains nutritional properties that assist in increasing the immune system, it can boost both health and satiety. Spring is in the air, which means we’re all thinking about summer attire and lighter foods and salads.  What better way to kick off spring break than to create a zesty salad dressing that is not only delicious, but also easy to make at a moment’s notice.  Why use bottled dressing when you can make a healthier, tastier version in less than a minute?  Most high quality balsamic […]

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Susan Dopart’s Oatmeal Cranberry Nut Cookies

One of my favorite things to do as long as I can remember is making cookies.  Even at 3 years old I have vivid memories of the cube of butter mixing with the sugar to make a wonderful dessert that would melt in my mouth. Being the family baker was fun but this love was not going to lead me to the life of health, which I so desired.  Becoming a dietitian was my way of incorporating my love for food paired with a way to create recipes designed for health and vitality. For Valentines Day this year I decided […]