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

RECIPE: Cilantro and Lime Salad Dressing

Crazy Good Salad Dressings, like this one, make salads gobble-worthy, even for the most wicked salad-haters. This recipe was passed along to me by an old friend and medical school roommate–double doctor endorsement, so you know it’s good!  It’s from The Garden Grazer: You thought you were just getting a salad dressing recipe?  Well, it’s gonna get a little heavy here at Rants, Rules and … Continue reading RECIPE: Cilantro and Lime Salad Dressing

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: Tomato Basil Sauce or Salad Dressing

I’m not Italian; never claimed to be.  So this isn’t Papa Antonio’s secret sauce; you can find yummy marinara recipes elsewhere.  This is so you can make a clean, preservative-free, easy sauce you can use on whole wheat pasta or atop a spinach salad (which I now commonly use instead of pasta);  double the recipe and freeze it to save time later if you like. … Continue reading RECIPE: Tomato Basil Sauce or Salad Dressing

RECIPE: Healthy Easy Yummy Salad Dressing

This delicious dressing can be mixed by shaking it up in a cruet (I had to ask what the glass thing you mix salad dressing in was called, apparently its a ‘cruet’) or an old water bottle; just store it in the fridge.  Some mustards may clump, so work that triceps by shake, shake,  shaking it up. Use it on any salad you like. Its … Continue reading RECIPE: Healthy Easy Yummy Salad Dressing