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Asian Slaw Salad

  Headed to a supper party? Insure you’ll have something tasty and clean on the table by offering to bring a side dish! This helps the host and helps your pant size. Win, win!   In The South, people like slaw.  Usually with BBQ or with fried seafood, and always at picnics.  This dish is less mayonnaise-based and more unclogged artery-based, but trust me, it will … Continue reading Asian Slaw Salad

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: Wild Rice and Arugula Salad

Need to give your salad some girth without bulking up? Wild Rice is the perfect grain to making your salad more filling without packing on pounds in the process.  Wild rice has twice the protein of brown rice, is high in fiber and essential minerals and vitamins. The arugula bring the benefits of leafy greens.  It’s alkalinic and detoxifying, high in chlorophyll and antioxidants, and … Continue reading RECIPE: Wild Rice and Arugula Salad

RECIPE: Healthy Asian Noodle Salad

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

RECIPE: Buckwheat Noodle Salad

SERVES: ~ 10-12 PREP TIME: 10 min __________________ This is a great salad to take to a gathering or to keep in the fridge and nibble on all week.  It’s gluten-free and flavor-full. And it may be the easiest thing I’ve made in quite a while. Trader Joe’s sells bags of sun-dried tomatoes, but I have to get the Annie’s dressing and soba noodles (buckwheat noodles) … Continue reading RECIPE: Buckwheat Noodle Salad

RECIPE: Hard Boiled Eggs

Eggs are nature’s perfectly packaged nutrient and protein rich little gift.  People used to avoid egg because they were told the yolks were high in cholesterol. Now research has found that eggs also raise the good cholesterol that our bodies need.  So I’m not saying go all ‘Cool Hand Luke‘ on me, but enjoy eggs regularly, don’t fear them! It almost seems  ridiculous to call it a … Continue reading RECIPE: Hard Boiled Eggs

RECIPE: Mom’s Super Salad

My mother does a good job of whipping up something from whatever she has lying ’round or whatever she can defrost. She’s a petite lil’ lady who ‘grazes’ all day, usually on cheese and bread or veggies. Below is her recipe for a “Super Salad” she likes to make: (her words, not mine): romaine lettuce and lots veggies: green onions chopped finely cut red cabbage grated … Continue reading RECIPE: Mom’s Super Salad

RECIPE: Easy Tangy Chicken and Bean Dish

Ain’t nuthin this tasty and healthy on a chinese buffet! Try this deliciously easy dinner. Packed with protein and FLA-VA-FLAV-VA! Serve it with brown rice or as is….serve it hot and IF there are any left-overs, bring ’em with you to work/school or eat ’em for lunch the next day! I do hope you enjoy… 4 cups or 1 bag (~ 20 oz) raw string … Continue reading RECIPE: Easy Tangy Chicken and Bean Dish

RECIPE: Favorite Snack Alert: Edamame

FAVORITE SNACK ALERT: Edamame    Edamame is something I discovered far too late in life.  I first met this magical snack years ago covered in salt as a pre-meal treat at a japanese steak house. Deee-lish!   I’m now stunned and pumped to learn that it is packed with Fiber, Protein, Thiamin, Iron, Magnesium, Phosphorus and Copper, and a very good source of Vitamin K, Folate and Manganese. … Continue reading RECIPE: Favorite Snack Alert: Edamame

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)

RECIPE: Edamame and Portobello Mushroom Dish

This is my new favorite simple yummy recipe.  It’s so delicious you might faint, but stay prone as long as you like, because you’ll save loads of time making it! You’ll need: 1 bag of frozen shelled edamame 2 Portobello mushrooms, sliced 1 sleeve of soba noodles (don’t fret, most international aisles at the grocery store have these; 3 sleeves per package) 1/3 cup lite soy … Continue reading RECIPE: Edamame and Portobello Mushroom Dish