We are proud to announce our newest addition to The Fresh Diet Executive Culinary Team, Chef Michael Weldon. As a Corporate Executive Chef and the Director of Research & Development for The Fresh Diet, Chef Weldon has been working tirelessly to roll out our exciting seasonal menu! A whopping one hundred and sixty new delicious menu items have been unleashed onto your screens and are available now! Chef Weldon learned his trade at the side of world renowned chefs like Wolfgang Puck, Johnny Ferno and Alain Giraud and spent nearly three-years serving an apprenticeship at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel, where he [...]
Vegetarian Tempeh Jambalaya By: The Fresh Diet This image courtesy of The Fresh Diet Jambalaya is a classic Cajun dish. This Vegetarian Tempeh Jambalaya recipe from The Fresh Diet re-imagines this Louisiana favorite so that it is fit for a vegetarian diet. Plus, this easy jambalaya recipe will show you how to prepare tempeh, a soy-based protein fit for a vegan diet. Serves: 4 Ingredients 1 teaspoon extra virgin olive oil 1 yellow onion, finely chopped 1 cup celery, chopped 1 cup green bell pepper, chopped 1 cup mushrooms, sliced 2 garlic cloves, minced 8 ounces tempeh, diced 3 cups [...]
The Big Game is only days away and if you know you’ll be tempted to indulge, but still want to watch your girlish figure, then consider making these 2 Healthy Halftime Superbowl Snacks from The Fresh Diet. “Cutting calories without sacrificing taste isn’t difficult to do,” says Chef Yos, The Fresh Diet’s Chief Culinary Officer. “And, washing down our guiltless, tasty treats with a brew or two on game day, will please your palate, your waistline and make them that much more appetizing!” Recipes below for: Grilled Chicken Skewer with Broccoli & Thai Peanut Sauce Barbeque Beef Sliders with Cheddar [...]
Fillet of Salmon with Spiced Pomegranate Sauce Serves 6 Ingredients: 6 ( 4-oz.) salmon fillets 3/4 teaspoon salt, divided 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper, divided 1 cup pomegranate juice 1/4 cup honey 1 teaspoon lemon juice 1 tablespoon water 1 teaspoon cornstarch 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon ground coriander 1/8 teaspoon ground ginger 1/8 teaspoon ground cayenne pepper 1/8 teaspoon Chinese five spice powder 1 tablespoon Smart Balance Buttery Spread Directions: Adjust oven rack to upper middle position and heat oven to 350 degrees. Line rimmed baking sheet with foil. Season salmon fillets with 1/2 teaspoon [...]
The Fresh Diet’s PUMPKIN GINGERSNAP CHEESECAKE RECIPE – Yum! Thanksgiving is fast approaching, so we wanted to share a healthy dessert recipe with you for the holiday. It’s two-fold, with a recipe for the Gingersnap crust and the Pumpkin cheesecake filling, equating to twice the sweet treat! So, if it’s not on your TFD meal plan menu already, here it is in black & white for you to prepare, cook, share and enjoy! Bon appetite and a happy, HEALTHY holiday from TFD! STEP 1 – Ginger Snap Crust Recipe Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups ground gingersnap cookies (about 28 cookies) 1/4 [...]
With Thanksgiving fast approaching, here’s a healthy recipe for you all to enjoy when you’ve got extra turkey lingering in your refrigerator! This is a great wrap sandwich to enjoy the day after (or the next few days after) Turkey Day. Gobble Gobble it up – as it’s less than 300 calories and packs 23 grams of protein! Healthy Thanksgiving Turkey Wrap Recipe by Chef Yos Schwartz from The Fresh Diet Makes 4 servings Ingredients: 2 cups chopped leftover cooked turkey breast 1/2 cup diced granny smith apple 1/2 cup thinly sliced red onion 3 tablespoons non-fat Greek [...]
For professional photographer Stephen Flint, taking pictures is a labor of love. There’s nothing Stephen loves to do more than use his camera… except maybe sampling Fresh Diet food. Picture this: when he was done photographing every meal, snack and side dish The Fresh Diet offers, we let Stephen eat the food, too. Click here to check out Stephen’s blog.
Move over guitar man… we’ve got the best of bread right here! And, we’re not just loafin’ around. You won’t find David Gates or any other members of the classic rock band in this picture. Rather, the bread shown above is used to make The Fresh Diet’s fabulous stuffed whole wheat French toast. Thanks to Chef Carlo Ricci for the picture (taken from his Blackberry). Just one bite of this delicacy will make your taste buds sing Baby I’m a Want You for breakfast every morning!
They say a picture is worth a thousand words. So, instead of telling you how good our fresh, gourmet meals are, I am just going to show you a couple of pictures from our recent photo shoot. Before you look at these pictures, let me assure you that The Fresh Diet doesn’t add any unnatural ingredients to our food before taking these photographs. What you are looking at is fresh, healthy food that is ready to be consumed.
Just because you are trying to lose weight doesn’t mean you can’t treat yourself to dessert every now and then. Especially when that dessert is cheesecake from The Fresh Diet! You won’t feel a bit deprived when you are feasting on our tantalizing cheesecake, which comes in several delicious varieties (three of which are shown below). You don’t even have to be a big cheese to enjoy this scrumptious treat. With The Fresh Diet, you can have your cheesecake, and eat it, too! Caution: the pictures below may make your mouth water and your stomach crave Fresh Diet cheesecake. View them at your own risk!