As expected, the Dietitians of EMPOWER love food, and are happy to share healthy recipes with you. The recipes found on this page are a collection either created by the EMPOWER team or that have been adapted from other dietitians and chefs. Recipes can be downloaded and printed in .pdf format. Check back frequently for updates.

Homemade Gluten-free Twix Bars

By Andrea Barnes | September 1, 2018

Everyone needs a little indulgence.  I save mine for the weekends.  Over the weekend, a friend of mine, who follows a pretty strict regimen during the week, shared with me how he indulges on the weekend as well, starting his Saturday morning with eight Twix bars.  When I think of indulgence, I don’t quite think…

Mushroom Risotto

By Andrea Barnes | August 30, 2018

Italian comfort food totally brings me back to my childhood.  This rustic risotto boasts wonderful flavors of mushroom, white wine, garlic, fresh herbs and Parmesan cheese. It is a must for a cool Autumn night, and can be used as a side-dish to salmon or chicken, or holds up nicely on its own as a…

Peach Almond Cake

By Andrea Barnes | August 8, 2018

When life gives you 18lbs of peaches, you make peach almond cake. This is the perfect recipe for peach season and is healthy enough to eat a slice for breakfast-on-the-go. Peach Almond Cake Print Recipe This gluten-free cake is so delicious and easy – it doesn’t even require a mixer. Servings Prep Time 10 pieces…

Low FODMAP Lemon Bars

By Amy Romberger | August 6, 2018

Even as a dietitian, I have a love of baking that has only grown since childhood.  I do not have to give up this past time just because I now work full time in the field of dietetics.  Now I like to challenge myself and marry the two.  One example of this is in these…

Apple Cinnamon Oat Protein Muffins

By Andrea Barnes | August 6, 2018

Looking for a new idea for breakfast-on-the-go, or a post-workout snack?  These apple cinnamon protein muffins are the perfect healthy treat.  Protein-packed and gluten-free — you’ll be psyched to start your day. Apple Cinnamon Oat Protein Muffins Print Recipe These tasty protein-packed muffins are great for a quick on-the-go breakfast or post-workout snack. They’re also…

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