Welcome to Cook with Joy with Joy Kelly!
Learn to love to eat whole food in a fun and exciting way! Here you will find recipes that excite you, recipes that your family will love and recipes that are really quick and easy! Cooking with fun, humor, excitement, and with real life!
In this episode, Joy doesn’t just stop at making a delicious bowl of oatmeal, but goes on to show us 2 MORE recipes you can create with your leftover oatmeal! Call it a 3 in 1 episode that you won’t want to miss!
What is the secret ingredient Joy uses for every bowl of oatmeal that will forever change your oatmeal experience?
Why are oats so good for you?
What is a stronger smelling spice better for you?
Watch this episode to discover all of these answers!
In this episode, Joy shows how easy it is to create some healthy “cheesy” potato rounds that are gluten free, vegan, and enough to feed a house full of hungry people! Joy also talks about the health benefits of potatoes and why they are the perfect and healthy snack. As Joy says, these are like “potato chips you can feel good about!”
In this episode, Joy shows how to make easy rice paper wraps that will be sure to impress your dinner guests! The best part of this healthy recipe is that it includes TONS of veggies and can be modified to whatever you have in your fridge!
These wraps are easy to make, gluten-free, vegan, and delicious! Joy also shows the best way to use rice paper wraps, so they hold all of your veggies!
In this episode, Joy creates a gluten, dairy, and guilt free pizza! Joy divulges her favorite products when it comes to gluten free crust, and dairy free parmesan!
The best thing about this recipe is you can create it to fit whatever is in your fridge!
In this episode, Joy uses leftover ingredients from the Vegan,Gluten Free Pizza Recipe to cook an easy and quick gluten free gnocchi that is filled with vegetables and nutrition!
Have you been craving a grilled cheese sandwich but can’t find one that is gluten-free, dairy-free, AND delicious? Look no further! Joy teaches how to create a mouth watering sandwich that not only leaves out the gluten and dairy but adds in all kinds of good for you foods!
In this episode, Joy informs us of the long list of benefits that tomatoes have and why this comfort food is a great healthy choice! Although it may feel easier to buy a tomato soup from the store, watch this video to find out how simple it is to make while increasing the nutritional benefits!
In this episode, Joy creates a simple, fast, healthy tostada in less than 5 minutes! Learn the health benefits of avocado and feel free to add in any extra veggies you have in your fridge!
With the holidays around the corner, it’s hard to find food that is good for you AND that your kids will love. That is how the healthy chili came about – a great comfort food for cold weather that has lots of benefits and that the whole family will love!
This recipe, like most others on Cook with Joy is both gluten free and vegan!
Ever crave a really delicious homemade loaf of bread but are looking to be healthy and don’t want to take the hours of preparation needed? Look no further! The walnut basil loaf is the perfect solution for you! Learn how to make this delicious creation!
In this episode, Joy creates a gluten and dairy free bagel with (fake) lox! Find out the only dairy free cream cheese Joy will use and how she creates this total guilt free breakfast that you can feel good about!
With Thanksgiving coming up, there are always countless foods filled with unhealthy ingredients that leave us feeling bloated, fatigued, and just plain gross. This Thanksgiving, you can change the game by feeling GREAT with food that also TASTES great!
Try this healthy rendition of pumpkin risotto to still maintain your healthy gluten free and vegan lifestyle while continuing to impress your family with your cooking skills!
Dressing is one of the best side dishes at Thanksgiving…but what if you can’t have (or are choosing to not have) gluten or meat product? Well, then you make a gluten free, vegan sausage and kale version!
There are so many benefits to having kale in your diet, and this is a great way to do that, plus it is delicious AND healthy!
If you are looking for a ‘healthier’ version of one of your favorite espresso drinks, then today’s cooking show is for you! This recipe is a healthy rendition of a classic drink that is easy to make in the morning if you have visitors, or great to make as a treat for yourself!
Now, this may not be a “health food”, but there are a TON of healthy benefits to spices and cloves, which we talk more about.
Eating or drinking broth is a big topic right now. Joy touches on the benefits of broth, what to look for when purchasing it, how to best use it, and how you can make a cheaper and healthier version of broth that can last you all week!
Holiday Eggnog is a classic holiday drink that many love to partake on! However, it involves a good amount of eggs and heavy cream! That just won’t work for the vegan recipes on Cook with Joy!
To all of you who still want to enjoy that comforting eggnog drink with a healthy twist – check out this recipe to get you in the holiday spirit and share with your friends!
In this episode, Joy shows what to prep in your suitcase to eat healthy while on vacation! Set your trip up for success by packing these few things!
This is a staple holiday recipe in my family – we ALWAYS make this delicious side dish every Christmas Eve! We love that we are able to turn such a classic holiday dish into something that is healthy, nutritious, and fits our vegan and gluten-free lifestyle.
These gluten-free and vegan pancakes are a huge healthy holiday staple for my family for Christmas morning. My sister, Janis, makes the best gluten-free pancakes that are not only healthy, but simple to make tons of when you have family in town! You can make so many variations of these – let me know how you make them and what you think!
This is a holiday recipe that has become a staple in my family! Lemons have tons of health benefits and this festive holiday drink is filled with them!
Looking for a healthy, easy, yet delicious mocktail creation? In this episode, Joy creates a tasty mocktail that is perfect for a summers day drink or for an alcohol substitute!
In this Cook with Joy episode you will not only learn how to make a delicious and healthy arugula salad but you will learn: what to look for when buying arugula, tips for properly storing your avocado, tips for squeezing your lemon, the ideal way to dress your salad, and more!
In this cooking show you will learn all the health benefits of asparagus and get answers to the following questions:
What does it mean that asparagus has a high respiration rate?
What is the best way to store asparagus?
What is the best way to cook asparagus to keep the nutrients in?
In this episode, Joy both teaches how to make a delicious stone soup and gives the story behind the creation of stone soup! This is a great way to get as many healthy veggies in your meal as possible – the more quality vegetables the better!
When people think of a healthy plant-based diet, they typically think of food that has little flavor or taste. However, at Cook with Joy that theory gets proved wrong every time! This week we create delicious AND good for you no bake brownies. These no bake brownies are gluten-free, vegan, and easy to make!
This is a healthy dessert recipe that you will not only enjoy eating, but will feel good about!
For all of you taking massive steps in your health (whether you’ve fallen off a time or two), this kale salad is a great way to keep up with your healthy lifestyle. Kale is an incredible source of nutrition for you and is one of my favorite vegetables to incorporate in plant-based meals.
For many vegan and plant-based eaters, it can be challenging to find breakfast options that are tasty but don’t include the typical eggs, or meat. This is why I love the tofu-scramble. It allows you to get in your veggies, but is also a tasty breakfast that anyone can enjoy (whether they are vegan or not!).
In this episode, Joy makes wild rice that is both healthy AND delicious! This recipe is a great way to get in your vegetables and healthy grains! This dish is perfect as a dinner side!
If you are like me, you are committed to a healthy lifestyle, but love something sweet now and then. This ice cream is the perfect way to satisfy your craving without sacrificing your commitment to a healthier life! Once you learn how delicious and easy this ice cream is, I guarantee it will become a staple in your home, like it has mine.
This delicious bean salad is a classic for any holiday gathering you may be attending. The question of this episode is “How many vegetables can I get into a meal?”
In this episode, you will learn why Joy uses special beans, the vitamins contained in red bell peppers, the benefits of red onion, and why cilantro is great for folks over the age of 40!
Living a gluten-free and clean-eating lifestyle can make it challenging to eat delicious classic meals like pesto pasta! In this episode, Joy shows you how to create a delicious meal with few ingredients that are gluten free, clean, and absolutely delicious!
If you are looking for an Italian dish that is comforting, healthy, and tastes GREAT – this is for you.
An easy, healthy and delicious high fiber & high protein gluten free flatbread pizza crust! The health benefits of lentils include a high protein content, improved digestion, a healthy heart, diabetes control, control of cancer, weight loss, a solution for anemia, and better electrolytic activity due to potassium.
It’s summer! Time to join friends at parties, barbecues and other social events! Don’t sacrifice your desire for healthful eating by succumbing to poor choices…come armed with this deadly weapon: delicious (yet nutritious) brownies! Yay! This recipe is sure to be a crowd-pleaser.
In today’s episode, Joy shows us how to make cucumber rolls. This recipe is perfect for a Summer clean-eating treat! These can be used as a great snack or a wonderful appetizer to bring to a summer party! Not only are these delicious, but they are GOOD for you.
Watch the episode above to learn the benefits of cucumbers and the other delicious ingredients!
This dish is Cranberry White Bean Hummus Dip. Not only is this side dish packed with all kinds of healthy ingredients, but it is absolutely delicious. This dish is always a big hit at parties and is so simple to make! I recommend you make this your summer go-to snack and appetizer contribution for parties!
Are you looking for the perfect side dish that everyone will love, but doesn’t compromise your clean eating lifestyle? This 5 layer dip is a healthy spin on a classic that many of us grew up enjoying! This is an appetizer that is good for you AND healthy!
Using Cauliflower for crusts seems to be all the rage these days! This is one of the simplest recipes I’ve ever seen. A few tweaks and “ouila!_ it’s vegan! Try out your own variations and share here!
Fancy breakfast for company or lazy weekend mornings! Love the way this dish looks and tastes…one of my new faves!
I am so grateful that you have trusted me to bring you great recipes every week. This week, I bring you a recipe that I need your help with! Check it out, try it and share your thoughts!
I’ve tasted lots of faux puddings over the years…especially ones with avocados…they have all been TERRIBLE! This one is NOT!! So delicious! Possibly my favorite recipe of all my Cook With Joy episodes. I definitely recommend the “extras” coconut whipped cream, almonds and raspberry jam…so good. Let’s talk about the health benefits: Avocados, bananas and cacao powder…3 super foods for a “super dessert”! You gotta try this!!
This week’s episode is Smoky Squash Gnocchi and let me say……..love, love, love it! Squash, pumpkin seeds, sage, basil, garlic and lemon are all super foods…how exciting to have them in one delicious dish…Wow! This dish is wonderful…you might want to double it and freeze some of the gnocchi for a second meal. I do like it with pesto…try it both ways and share your results!
Spaghetti Squash is such a simple and nutritious substitute for pasta! If you’ve never used it, here’s a simple recipe. If you have, I’d love to know your tips and tricks. Please Share!
As we head into fall, I always want to make soup. Some of my soup recipes are complicated…this one is not! YAY! This is the last episode of season 2. Stay tuned for our “best of” and look forward to Season 3!
All the flavor and more without the cholesterol. My friend Suzanne’s Deviled Tomato recipe…ridiculously easy, delicious, beautiful and nutritious. What better dish to kick off season 3 of Cook with Joy and the holiday season? Enjoy!
This episode is featuring one of my all-time favorite recipes – lasagna! The lasagna is both gluten-free, vegan, and delicious! It takes a little bit of time but is promised to be worth it.
All I can say is YUM! Choices for vegan, gluten-free desserts are usually quite slim…often just fruit. This simple-to-assemble dessert is a staple at our house. I always make sure to have Trader Joe’s Mango Sorbet, Limoncello and fresh berries on hand. (frozen will work, in a pinch)
Are you looking for a special, fancy yet healthful holiday recipe? This could be the one! Vegan, Gluten-free stroganoff! Yum!
Bring on the holidays! We’ve got you covered with this simple yet fancy, sure-to-please appetizer!
“Happy New Year” Dear Fans! Here’s a recipe to help you ring in the New Year that will be memorable to your friends until 2019! Cheers to You!
It’s time to put your health goals into action! Incorporating Green Drinks into your daily health regimen can make SUCH a difference! I hope you LOVE this recipe and share it!
This recipe has been one of my plant diet staples since I was gifted the book: “World Vegan Fusion Cuisine”. Great recipes for vegan and plant based eating. Pair this with a salad and a gluten free carb( bread, rice, tortillas, etc) and you have a fabulous meal. Please make, enjoy & share!
It’s so easy to let the days slip away without taking time out for yourself. What better way to treat your body, mind and spirit than with this amazing plat-based vegetable bisque?
This recipe is easy to make, but don’t let that fool you; it packs tons of nutrients. Just read the ingredients! I love showing people how to make creamy soups WITHOUT dairy and packed with nutritional goodness…you can still indulge in comfort foods without compromising your health.
Make this ahead of time and freeze in smaller containers so you can pull it out anytime you need some healthy comfort food, fast! Yum!
One of the most common human ailments these days seems to be fatigue. People of all ages blame it on poor sleep, over work, or a cold, and in some cases they may be right. But often, the underlying cause is less about what we’re doing and more about what we’re eating…Watch this episode for a terrific antidote!
Make your valentine happy by making this easy, delicious and super nutrient dense recipe! We’d love to know what you think! Please comment below. Send us a PM with any recipe ideas or requests you have!
A girlfriend at one of our recipe exchanges gave this recipe to me! I’ve always made a similar concoction from oats, cacao and nut butters but this really was a new fresh taste that I’m in love with! Let me know what you think and if you come up with a unique combination.
If you would like info on where to get any of the ingredients, just email me back and I will get you details.
Welcome to season 4 of Cook With Joy! We are going to dive into true health this season and to kick things off, here is my secret recipe from my competition days!