RECIPE: Simple Mushroom Risotto

Looking for a simple, savory, filling winter dish? This number makes a great side item to pair with steak, pork or chicken, but it’s hardy enough to be served as the main course! Easy to make and serves ~ 6 people. Keeps in the fridge all week long.  INGREDIENTS: 1 cup cooked farro (can also use bulgur, brown rice, quinoa or orzo) 1 cup chopped mushrooms 1 … Continue reading RECIPE: Simple Mushroom Risotto

RECIPE: Delicata Squash Salad

I’ve been wondering what to do with those gorgeous yellow and green-striped squash I’ve been seeing hanging around the supermarket. Per my usual, I’m either gonna grind it up (smoothie) or green it up (salad).  In this case, I chose to green it up! Not the most simple recipe ever, but if you cook and boil while you chop, it only takes a few more … Continue reading RECIPE: Delicata Squash Salad

RECIPE: Chard Wraps

Looking for the convenience of a wrap with 10 x the nutrition!? This is the recipe for you! Plenty of menus offer a “healthy wrap” in their Lite Bites or Healthy Options section. News flash! Most tortillas are loaded with lard, additives and preservatives (to keep them from molding and help them get crispy and brown perfectly!) Turn any tortilla package over at the grocery store. … Continue reading RECIPE: Chard Wraps

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: Healthy “Meat and Potatoes” Dinner

Looking for a fairly simple, hardy, healthy meal? This meal plan is a nod to my world’s best mother in law, who loves a good meat and potatoes meal. Lynne, this one’s for you! Meat: Local, grass-fed, hormone free beef (grill or bake for 15 minutes and slice), Potatoes: sweet potato discs, parsnip mashed potatoes, or  stuffed eggplant and, of course Greens: (Because you should have them … Continue reading RECIPE: Healthy “Meat and Potatoes” Dinner

RECIPE: Crock Pot Stew

The crock pot is under celebrated.  I always thought crock pots were kinda “country”, but now I’ve seen the light.  Throw in your ingredients and walk away.  Come back 4-5 hours later and poof: Dinner for 8!  What’s not to love, y’all? This easy, hearty stew is so simple, your boss could make it. It’s hardy, healthy and filling, and makes enough for the whole … Continue reading RECIPE: Crock Pot Stew

RECIPE: Kale, Celery and Quinoa Salad

I know this is my 3rd variation of a Kale and Quinoa salad, but this is probably my favorite.  Quinoa packs serious nutritionally-rich, protein punch and Kale, well it’s about the healthiest thing you can put in your body! (and has the highest ANDI score) Kale and celery are both alkalinizing (which means that prevent things like cancer and premature aging!)  The sunflower seeds add … Continue reading RECIPE: Kale, Celery and Quinoa Salad