Some people taste soap when they eat cilantro. Stinks to be them! This salad is easy to make and is a crowd pleaser! (Unless you’re the soapy cilantro type) In a large bowl combine: 2 cups spinach 2 cups arugula 1 avocado, diced 1/2 can corn OR even better, the kernels from 2 roasted ears of corn 3 celery stocks, chopped 1/8-1/4 cup pumpkin seeds 1 bunch cilantro to … Continue reading RECIPE: Simple Spring Salad
Sometimes, you just want a BURGER. But, other times you just a need a protein-acious, patty that will satisfy but keep you in the health zone. Veggie patties are a stupendous way to start or finish your day. Sure you can buy the over-priced, bland, wheat-filled, hockey puck veggie burgers. Or you can make these lil ladies! Eat as a patty, pair with eggs, crumble over a … Continue reading RECIPE: Sun Dried Tomato and Quinoa Veggie Burgers
Whether Steelhead, Coho, or Sockeye, This Salmon Salad is a “MUST TRY”. Phenomenal Health benefits from leafy greens: Anti-aging, cancer-prevention and healthier spleens*! Savory seasoning to suit your palate, if you like-a da’ spice, up you can dial it! Quinoa (“keen-wah”) is a healthy grain, It’s good for your waistline and packed with protein! Let’s keep this simple: Grill, bake or buy a cooked piece of salmon … Continue reading RECIPE: Salmon and Quinoa Salad
Need a protein-packed, vivacious, vitamin-rich, super-easy salad? Have I got the one for you! In less time than it takes you to remove your eye make-up, you can whip up this healthy dish! INGREDIENTS: 4 cups organic mixed greens, spinach and arugula (or greens of your choice) 1 avocado, diced 1 can organic garbanzo beans, rinsed and strained 1 can organic black beans, rinsed and strained 1/4 … Continue reading RECIPE: Greens & Beans Salad
Life is complicated. It’s hard to prepare healthy recipes that honor your body when time and finances are a factor. That’s why I like simple, easy, lickidy-splt recipes. Here’s one I threw together when my mother-in-law (who rocks) left a bag of romaine lettuce in the fridge, after her stay. My husband, the recipient of several failed left-over mash up recipes, texted me to to … Continue reading RECIPE: Garbanzo Bean Salad
Don’t feel like cooking a 3 course meal? Bored of your usual fare? Feel hungry or sluggish after your meals? Try this simple solution. Add Greens and Clean protein to everything! What do I mean by clean protein? I mean hormone and antibiotic-free, grass-fed dairy and meats, wild, low-mercury fish, beans, nuts, seeds, hormone and cage-free eggs. Protein boosts metabolism and keeps us from feeling … Continue reading RULE: Add Clean Protein and Greens to Everything!
Serves 4-6: Prep time: 10 minutes Ingredients: 4-6 cups arugula 1-2 cups chopped mushrooms (dealer’s choice of ‘shroom) 1 sleeve of organic gluten-free soba noodles 1 jar Annie’s Shiitake Dressing (this dressing is currently made with soy sauce with wheat in it, so you can use your favorite dressing or THIS YUMMY SAUCE instead, if you’re gluten-free) 1/4 -1/2 red onion chopped 1 heirloom tomato … Continue reading RECIPE: Healthy Asian Noodle Salad
This quick and easy salad recipe comes from my bestie, who happens to be living in Moscow, Russia at the moment. (and it looks like she got it from Elise Bauer at Simply Recipes) It feeds 4-6 and keeps in the fridge for several days, or if you’re in Mother Russia, it’ll keep in you living room all 9 months of the freezing cold winter! … Continue reading RECIPE: Easy, Healthy White Bean Salad
Whilst on my Wellness Retreat in Varenna, Italy, I confess, panne, pizza and gelato were regulars in my diet. However, I did have several insalata mistas, which typically consisted of raddichio, grated carrots and green lettuce. Simple and nutritious, but over time, my palate longed for something with a little more zip! Thankfully, across the street from our apartment was a small grocery store which carried fresh … Continue reading RECIPE: Beet and Arugula Salad
You’re not going to believe you hadn’t thought of this yourself. Or maybe you already have, but didn’t think it blog-worthy. Back when I was eating massive amounts of food while hoping to trim down (which has been most of my life, really), I tried the Atkins’ Diet. A diet that can be really effective, initially, plus you get to eat cheese! No carbs for … Continue reading RECIPE: Easiest Lunch Ever!
Mac N’ Cheese (MnCh) used to be my comfort foods of choice. But over the years, I’ve been disappointed by most of the Mac N’ cheeses I’ve ordered (except for my cousin, Kacki’s recipe, of course!) Yeah, they had a delicious appearing crispy, cheesy crust, but ultimately what lie beneath, was never as savory as I’d remembered. Now that I know refined white pastas are … Continue reading RECIPE: Healthy Grain Dish that tastes like Mac & Cheese!