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: Salad Smoothie

  Remember how I told you getting in green every day is one of THE BEST things you can do for your health!? Well, this smoothie is super task AND is the perfect morning fix for those of us a little tire of salads. It is clean and crisp, and actually doesn’t taste at all like a salad. The carrot juice adds just enough sweet … Continue reading RECIPE: Salad Smoothie

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: Wicked-Good Varenna Soup

Because I’ve never really been known for my cooking, this whole nutritional wellness blog thing has been an adventure.  For every exceptionally delicious recipe listed here, there have been many culinary tragedies… just ask my husband.  Especially when we were living in Maine.  He managed to keep down some terrible concoctions.  It was a dark time. One genre in particular has evaded my skills….  that … Continue reading RECIPE: Wicked-Good Varenna Soup

RECIPE: Beet and Celery Salad

If you’d asked me to make a meal of beet salad 3 years ago, I would’ve told you to …. you guessed it: “Beat it”. Now knowing their health benefits (cellular repair, cancer prevention, nutrient packed) I’m trying to work them in my diet where I can.  I’m still perfecting a beet smoothie recipe, so until I do, this is my go to beet recipe: … Continue reading RECIPE: Beet and Celery Salad

RECIPE: Apple-licious Smoothie

If you are trying to ‘go green’ and ‘eat clean’, this is the smoothie for you! In a blender combine: 1/2 cup green grapes frozen (could add 2-3 cubes of ice if your grapes aren’t frozen)  1/2 -1 apple (green apple is best for waist line) 1 celery stick juice from 1/2 lime BLEND:                         … Continue reading RECIPE: Apple-licious Smoothie

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