Poached Salmon with Savory Ginger Sauce

A proven test for recipe success and knowing I have something special, is when my entire family (toddler included) enthusiastically digs in and enjoys a meal.  Two additional factors for me, besides being absolutely delicious, are high nutritional value and ease of … Continued

Croutons Served with Spring

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When I think of spring, I think of beautiful blooms and fresh, delicious salads preferably served along with crunchy, scrumptious croutons. I am a big fan of croutons because they add extra dimension, texture and flavor, to the otherwise simple … Continued

Kale, Quinoa and Chickpea Salad with Balsamic Vinaigrette

Kale abounds at the farmer’s market this time of year and its detoxifying properties make it a great new year staple to incorporate into one’s regular diet. This salad recipe elevates kale to new heights and has quickly become one … Continued

Balsamic and Red Onion Vinaigrette

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The sweetness of the red onion is penetrated with hints of smoky balsamic creating both a unique yet familiar flavor profile that compliments your favorite salad. You will need: 1 small red onion chopped 1/3 cup of balsamic vinegar 1 cup … Continued

Fresh Tofu Avocado Spring Rolls with Peanut Sauce

The basic ingredients in a spring roll are: grain, protein and vegetable, which makes it a balanced meal all its own. This recipe is vegan and naturally gluten free, with the added health benefits of cleansing herbs. Cilantro helps detoxify … Continued

Puréed Sweet Potatoes with Ginger

A silky-textured, satisfying and healthy way to eat sweet potatoes this fall is to: bake, scoop and purée them. Adding a bit of ginger unlocks the natural cinnamon taste of the sweet potato, making this side dish a nice addition to any … Continued

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