America’s Healthy
Cooking Teacher

Christina's recipes

A Taste of My Book, "Wellness 1000"

I know what you’re thinking. Scrambled chickpeas? This recipe is such a treat and so easy to make. The earthy spice of the curry provides more than heat. Naturally antiseptic, anti-inflammatory,... More

These decadent burgers have none of the saturated fat of meat, but all the “meaty” goodness of a burger and will have even the most committed carnivores coming back for more. And the guacamole... More

My Latest Episode

It doesn’t get fresher than this. On hot summer days, when we feel limp and wilted, this salad comes to our rescue with a moisture-rich, sweetly refreshing energy, a bit of bitter taste to relax... More

A Sicilian summer classic. Not potato salad as we, in America know it, this version is richly seasoned, wild with varying textures and yummily perked up with... More

Seasonal Favorites

This amazing salad has fooled some of the biggest chicken salad fans. It has all the ingredients that make a great chicken salad, except the bird! It’s great served on a bed of fresh, crisp... More

During that brief period of paradise when strawberries are in season, you must figure out ways to make them part of your daily diet. They are simply too wonderful, too sensual and too fleeting to... More

Cooking Favorites

Can’t get your family to eat their green leafy vegetables? Then try this baby on them. Rich with... More

Yummy and meaty, this sandwich will satisfy the most discriminating palate--from vegan to burger munchers. Packed with flavor, sensationally seasoned and hearty enough for a lumberjack, this... More