Gorgeous Greek Salad

Whether you are a performance athlete, a single mom, or a celebrity squeezing into a cocktail dress, a keto-genic diet WORKS.  I’m believer in sustainable healthy eating, not miserable, rigid, impossible diets.  But I love the science behind a keto-genic diet. Read Eat Bacon Don’t Jog  , to really understand and commit to the program, but, basically explains why we’re all fat, tired and angry. And … Continue reading Gorgeous Greek 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: Summer Corn Salad

  Summer is not quite over and and neither is your quest for healthy eating and living! This recipe has way more steps than I usually like, but I still think it’s still fairly simple: Buy some corn* (~4 ears), 1 zucchini, 1 onion (red or white), 1 garlic clove and 1 carton cherry tomatoes at your local farmer’s Market, you’ll also need salt, pepper, … Continue reading RECIPE: Summer Corn Salad