Natalie Castro

#BaptistHealthy: Lentil Veggie Patty

Looking for a healthier alternative to a burger? Try this easy-to-make lentil veggie patty.  You can eliminate the saturated fats found in red meats and...

July 2, 2019 / 2 min read

Healthy Recipe: Balsamic Roasted Brussels Sprouts

Cruciferous vegetables, like Brussels sprouts, broccoli, kale, collards, cauliflower, bok choy are known as super foods for their anti-cancer properties.

March 21, 2019 / 2 min read

#BaptistHealthy Recipe: Hearty 3-Bean Chili

Did you know that beans pack a mean protein punch, with the added bonus of natural fibers, antioxidants and phytonutrients? And that makes them the...

March 8, 2019 / 2 min read

#BaptistHealthy Recipe: Golden Seared Tofu Bites

Tofu is a plant-based food made from soybeans that’s a good source of protein, iron and calcium. Pair this recipe with a favorite vegetable for...

September 20, 2018 / 1 min read

#BaptistHealthy Recipe: Chickpea Salad (Video)

Chickpea Salad is a healthy, easy-to-make dish that’s a plant-based alternative to chicken salad. Chickpeas are an excellent source of protein and rich in selenium, iron,...

August 31, 2018 / 1 min read

#BaptistHealthy: Strawberry Balsamic Vinaigrette (Video)

Strawberries are a tasty addition to salad and using them to make homemade salad dressing is easy. Many store-bought dressings are loaded with sugar and...

May 11, 2018 / 1 min read

#BaptistHealthy: Roasted Chickpeas (Video)

Roasted chickpeas make a great healthy snack. Loaded with protein and fiber, they are low in calories and provide a crunchy snack that will fill...

March 23, 2018 / 1 min read

#BaptistHealthy: Quinoa-Stuffed Butternut Squash

Looking to go plant-based this Thanksgiving? This recipe provides an ideal plant-based alternative. It can be offered as the main dish or as a side...

November 15, 2017 / 2 min read

Fuel Yourself With Plant Proteins

Many people assume that you can’t get enough protein on a plant-based diet. If done correctly, a plant-based diet can be a healthy approach to...

April 27, 2017 / 2 min read

6 (Easy) Healthy Menu Makeovers

Here are tips to help you find ways around your nutritional barriers.

February 29, 2016 / 2 min read