RECIPE: Salmon and Quinoa Salad

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

RECIPE: Garbanzo Bean 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

RECIPE: Beet and Arugula 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

RECIPE: Beet and Celery Salad

If you’d asked me to make a meal of beet salad 3 years ago, I would’ve told you to …. you guessed it: “Beat it”. Now knowing their health benefits (cellular repair, cancer prevention, nutrient packed) I’m trying to work them in my diet where I can.  I’m still perfecting a beet smoothie recipe, so until I do, this is my go to beet recipe: … Continue reading RECIPE: Beet and Celery Salad

RECIPE: Asian Fusion Sauce (with tofu and vegetables)

Do You Tofu? Some do.  Others poo-poo. If they only knew…how to…dress up tofu with this tasty brew… from MORI-NU: 6 Tbsp reduced sodium soy sauce 2 tsp honey 2 tsp balsamic vinegar 2 Tbsp grated fresh ginger 1 tsp minced garlic 1/2 tsp sesame oil Blend above ingredients together and pour 1/2 of mixture over diced tofu spread out on a baking sheet. Bake … Continue reading RECIPE: Asian Fusion Sauce (with tofu and vegetables)