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: Cauliflower Frittata

Ready for a brilliant brunch idea or a healthy grab & go snack to stock the fridge?  Cauliflower Frittatas are vegetarian, gluten-free, protein packed and simply scrumptious.  Easy to make and easy to store.  Eat these instead of high sugar protein or breakfast ‘bars’! INGREDIENTS: 1 Head Cauliflower 2 eggs, from a farm not a factory 1/4 cup parmesan cheese 4-6 basil leaves, chopped Sea salt … Continue reading RECIPE: Cauliflower Frittata

RECIPE: Tomato and Basil Salad

I used to tear up Caprese salads, any time I was at an Italian restaurant. I would kick off my carb-laden meal with a tower of thick, creamy buffalo mozzarella slices and tomatoes.  Because the Caprese salad was listed under the “salad” section of the menu, I though I was being super healthy to precede my fat-filled fettuccini alfredo dish (which by the way is not on … Continue reading RECIPE: Tomato and Basil Salad

RECIPE: Fresh Pesto

I. LOVE. PESTO. Put it on Pasta. Serve it in soups. Pop it on Pizza. The smell of fresh basil is like Spring and Summer and Tuscany all in one leaf! So if you are looking for something to do with your basil plant’s offerings, or just searching for a pesto recipe, you’ve found it! INGREDIENTS: 2 cups fresh basil 2 cloves garlic 1/4 cup … Continue reading RECIPE: Fresh Pesto

RECIPE: Banana and Basil Smoothie

My husband, who receives my smoothie experiments each morning on our way out to work, actually stopped in his tracks and said “Mmmm, what’s in this one? That is delicious!” Which surprised me because I had really just thrown in the produce that was 1 day away from rotting in out fridge! But that’s the beauty of juicing and smoothie mash-ups! Most of the time … Continue reading RECIPE: Banana and Basil Smoothie

RECIPE: Pea Pesto Shrimp Linguine

One of my clients told me about a fabulous pea pesto recipe. I somehow miss placed the link, but in my usual fashion, I threw a few things together to create my own version, and holy moly this dish was good! (And my presentation gets an A+ too don’t you think? It’s amazing what a little fresh basil and parmesan shavings will do as a … Continue reading RECIPE: Pea Pesto Shrimp Linguine

RECIPE: The Green Healer Smoothie

Did you know that veggies, especially the dark leafy green ones, have anti-aging, cancer preventing, energy-giving nutrients all up in them!?! “But Madeleine, I’m so tired of salads and don’t have time to cook, so how can I possibly get 5 servings of vegetables in my diet every day?” I’m so glad you asked! Drink them! No, I’m not talking about the sodium and sugar … Continue reading RECIPE: The Green Healer Smoothie

RECIPE: Tomato Basil Sauce or Salad Dressing

I’m not Italian; never claimed to be.  So this isn’t Papa Antonio’s secret sauce; you can find yummy marinara recipes elsewhere.  This is so you can make a clean, preservative-free, easy sauce you can use on whole wheat pasta or atop a spinach salad (which I now commonly use instead of pasta);  double the recipe and freeze it to save time later if you like. … Continue reading RECIPE: Tomato Basil Sauce or Salad Dressing