“Sop it up” Salad Dressing

I want you to have no excuses for not eating greens every day! Every meal is a chance to harm or heal the body. I want you healing and greens are the answer! Leafy anti-aging, anti-cancer, super-healing leafy greens taste even better with this dressing (from Barre3.com) DRESSING INGREDIENTS: Juice from 1 lemon 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard 1/4 cup olive oil 1/8 cup apple cider … Continue reading “Sop it up” Salad Dressing

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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: Simple Spring Salad

Some people taste soap when they eat cilantro.  Stinks to be them!  This salad is easy to make and is a crowd pleaser! (Unless you’re the soapy cilantro type) In a large bowl combine: 2 cups spinach 2 cups arugula 1 avocado, diced 1/2 can corn  OR even better, the kernels from 2 roasted ears of corn 3 celery stocks, chopped 1/8-1/4 cup pumpkin seeds 1 bunch cilantro to … Continue reading RECIPE: Simple Spring Salad

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: Greens & Beans Salad

Need a protein-packed, vivacious, vitamin-rich, super-easy salad? Have I got the one for you! In less time than it takes you to remove your eye make-up, you can whip up this healthy dish! INGREDIENTS: 4 cups organic mixed greens, spinach and arugula (or greens of your choice) 1 avocado, diced 1 can organic garbanzo beans, rinsed and strained 1 can organic black beans,  rinsed and strained 1/4 … Continue reading RECIPE: Greens & Beans Salad

RECIPE: Roasted Red Pepper Sauce

Want a simple, crowd pleasing healthy dipping sauce? Try this Roasted Red Pepper Sauce. It’s so easy to make, your 3 year old nephew could do it, but don’t tell and folks’ll be “oohing” and ‘aahhing” over your creation. In an attractive serving bowl combine: 1 organic red pepper, roasted and diced (cook in oven or toaster oven 375 x 10-15 minutes while combining other … Continue reading RECIPE: Roasted Red Pepper Sauce

RECIPE: Sweet Potato, Black Bean and Cucumber Salad

Tired of your same-old-salad options? Need a fun and healthy something to bring to your neighbor’s backyard Bar-B-Q? This Zesty Salad is sure to please–your taste buds, your neighbors and your body! In a Large bowl Combine: a diced and cooked sweet potato (bake 375 x 20-30 minutes of until soft, while preparing the other ingredients) 1/2 can organic black beans, drained 1/2 can corn, drained … Continue reading RECIPE: Sweet Potato, Black Bean and Cucumber Salad

Get Clean this 2015! DETOX MEAL PLAN

A lot of us are motivated at the beginning of the year to make some big changes in our lives.  Some of our vow every year to “get healthy” or “read more” or “remember people’s names”.  While planning to be better and get healthier is great in theory, unless you have specific actions/steps you will take to follow through on these plans, chances are you’ll … Continue reading Get Clean this 2015! DETOX MEAL PLAN

RECIPE: Radish and Kale Salad

When you’ve got a great dressing, like Annie’s Lemon and Chive or this delicious Cilantro & Lime dressing, it hardly matters what’s in your salad.  Am I right? With a good dressing you can have 1 and 2 ingredient salads. Choose what’s in season, what’s on sale, what ‘ruffles your skirt’! I like this hearty combo. Bam! Bam! Simple and colorful: Kale and radish.  Both … Continue reading RECIPE: Radish and Kale Salad

RECIPE: Easy, Healthy White Bean Salad

This quick and easy salad recipe comes from my bestie, who happens to be living in Moscow, Russia at the moment. (and it looks like she got it from Elise Bauer at Simply Recipes) It feeds 4-6 and keeps in the fridge for several days, or if you’re in Mother Russia, it’ll keep in you living room all 9 months of the freezing cold winter! … Continue reading RECIPE: Easy, Healthy White Bean Salad

RECIPE: Long Life Salad

  This salad is not only beautiful, it’s packed with antioxidant, anti-aging and anti-cancer ingredients! One nibble and your body can start to reverse all the damage you caused in you 20s! It’s gluten-free, vegetarian, vegan, and delicious!  Let the healing begin!   4 cups organic spinach 1 cup organic blueberries 1/2-1 cup pomegranate seeds 1/4 chopped red onion (optional) top with avocado (optional) sprinkle … Continue reading RECIPE: Long Life Salad

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