Well of Life Center for Holistic Healthcare

Healthy Recipes and Cooking

Eat Well, Be Well

Eating nutritious, balanced meals is a key part of the healing that takes place within your body, and the Well of Life Center has always made it a priority to help you expand and improve your healthy cooking skills and techniques. Our goal is to make it as easy and enjoyable as possible for you as you work to keep yourself and your family healthy.

Looking for a delicious, nutritious recipe? Check out these great Well of Life Approved recipes, as well as some staff favorites!

Weekly Featured Recipe!

Walnut Basil Spread

2 eggs, whisked⁠

1 tablespoon coconut flour⁠

1/2 cup coconut milk (full fat)⁠

1 pinch sea salt⁠

Seasoning of choice (ground vanilla beans, cinnamon or a little bit of cardamom)⁠

Apple or pear, chopped (optional)⁠

Nuts (optional)⁠


Put everything in a small pot and mix it well. Cook over low to medium heat while stirring several times until preferred texture.⁠

Spoon into a dish and top with your favorite toppings such as dried nuts and sliced apples.⁠

Serves 1

Well of Life Cookbooks

If you would like a larger selection of delicious recipes, check out our selection of Cynthia Hofmann-Coale’s own cookbooks at any of our office locations. Available titles include:

Cooking for the Seasons: Fall/Winter

Our Fall and Winter cookbook provides recipes full of seasonal ingredients appropriate for the Fall and Winter months, such as White Bean and Roasted Garlic Soup, Turkey Breast Stuffed with Wild Mushrooms, Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies, and Hot Cocoa.

Cooking for the Seasons: Spring/Summer

Our Spring and Summer cookbook offers seasonal recipes that will prepare you for barbeques, picnics, and lazy summer days. Enjoy recipes such as Papaya Carrot Salad, Caribbean Jerk Chicken, Blueberry Peach Buckle, and Mango Banana Custard.

Cooking for the Holidays

Our Holiday cookbook is the perfect tool for any holiday host or party-goer, with delicious recipes for appetizers, snacks, entrees, and desserts that are sure to please everyone.

Cooking Classes: Volume 1

Our Cooking Classes cookbook is a collection of our favorite recipes from our past cooking classes, including selections from Summer Soups and Salads, Apples Galore, A Taste of Fall, and more!

Cooking for Health: Parasites

Our Parasites cookbook is full of tasty recipes that can introduce variety and flavor to anyone on the parasite diet.

Each of our Well of Life cookbooks costs $24.95, and is available for purchase at any Well of Life front desk!

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Healthy Eating Articles

Healthy Snacking Means Cleaning Out the Temptations

Healthy Snacking Means Cleaning Out the Temptations

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Avoiding Foods with Unhealthy Additives

Avoiding Foods with Unhealthy Additives

Do you really know what is in the food you are eating? Have you checked the ingredients of those “healthy snacks” you just bought at the grocery store? There’s a good chance that many of the foods in your kitchen could include harmful additives.

Should You Worry About Safe Water for Cooking?

Should You Worry About Safe Water for Cooking?

Not all water is created equal! Sourcing safe water for cooking is incredibly important when striving for optimal health. Before boiling, steaming, or adding water to your foods, be sure you are taking into consideration the possible contaminants that could be in your water.

Make Sure Your Healthy Food Becomes Healthy Leftovers

Make Sure Your Healthy Food Becomes Healthy Leftovers

Are your food storage practices hurting your healthy food? We all know healthy eating is a big part of a healthy lifestyle. What you put in your body can make a big difference on how you feel as well as your overall health. So why would you want to store that delicious and healthy food you lovingly prepared in containers that may leach harmful substances into them? Here are some tips on how to safely store your food.

Safe Cooking Oil

Safe Cooking Oil

Have you ever been in the grocery store aisle, staring at a variety of different cooking oil, wondering which oils are healthiest, or which are better to cook, bake, roast, or sauté with? With so many different options available today, it is difficult to know which ones are best. Here are some recommendations to help narrow down which ones may be best for you.

Safe Cookware

Safe Cookware

When it comes to making delicious and healthy food, the tools are just as important as the ingredients. And just as important as the quality is the safety of your cookware. A toxic pan can quickly destroy the nutritional value of your food by leaching in dangerous chemicals and heavy metals.

Fermented Foods and Beverages

Fermented Foods and Beverages

Fermented foods have been a part of traditional food preparation since before recorded human history. Greeks, Romans, ancient Chinese, Japanese, and African cultures have all written about the many benefits of fermented foods.

Immune-Boosting Foods

Immune-Boosting Foods

by Associate Clinician Kate Amato Cold and flu season is upon us, and this year clients have been exposed to MANY strains of illness. One of the questions I have been asked frequently is, “What can I do to boost my immune system?” This is a great question, and the...

How to Decipher Food Labels

How to Decipher Food Labels

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