RANT: Grill Up Goodness

Tis the season for back yard BarBQs. Coincidentally, its also bathing suit season.  So take it easy on the dogs and burgers and maybe throw something green on the grill?!  Or roast up some veggies in the oven with a little olive oil and salt and pepper to nosh on instead of chips or donuts!  Portobellos, zucchini, squash, and asparagus are some of my faves. … Continue reading RANT: Grill Up Goodness

RECIPE: Kale, pistachio and Avocado Salad

Have you recovered? After tasting last week’s unbelievably delicious salad dressing?  In case you’ve run out of delicious things to drizzle it on, I’ve got the perfect salad for ya!.   In a med-large bowl combine: 1 head kale chopped, stems off (1 bag, 4-5 cups, more or less, doesn’t have to be exact) 3 celery sticks chopped 1/3 red onion chopped 1/3 cup pistachios … Continue reading RECIPE: Kale, pistachio and Avocado Salad

RECIPE: Magic Avocado Dressing

Are you tired of your salad dressing? Or of  lackluster salads? Well, buckle-up your tastebuds for this  delicious recipe.  I’ve provided a spicier variation, for those of us who like to turn up the heat.  A kale and avocado salad recipe will follow this post, but you go on and drizzle this magically delicious concoction on whatever you choose (fish, chicken, salad, or heck, eat … Continue reading RECIPE: Magic Avocado Dressing

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