Quinoa Salad with Black Kale and Pomegranate Seeds

You are going to LOVE this superfoods rich salad. With black kale, red organic grapes, pomegranate seeds, avocado,  pumpkin seeds and quinoa, this salad is packed with nutrients and rich in flavor and texture. The grapefruit basil dressing beautifully highlights the complex flavor profile of this salad. This salad is a complete and balanced meal, with a fair amount of protein, perfect as a vegan … [Read more...]

Scrumptious Tuna Salad

If you love tuna salad but don't want the mayo you are going to love this is a clean and lean option. Bursting with nutrients this easy to make tuna salad  is simply delicious!  Eat all you want without feeling guilty.  Loaded with lean protein and tons of vitamin rich veggies, it makes for a deliciously satisfying meal that's perfect at home or as a picnic meal. This is the kind of salad you can … [Read more...]

Poached Pear and Arugula Salad

There are so many things I love about spending time with my sister and discovering some of her wonderful culinary creations is one of them. Pears poached in red wine with a delightful blend of spices make this salad truly scrumptious. And since it is part of her Bikini Body Boot Camp recipes so you can enjoy it knowing it's as good for you as it is to savor. Bon apétit! Poached Pear and Arugula … [Read more...]

Curried Chicken and Strawberry Salad

  The subtle spice of the curry is beautifully complimented by the sweet tartness of the strawberries in this delicious salad.  Sprinkle with a handful of slivered almonds or raw chia seeds for a scrumptious experience! Curried Chicken and Strawberry Salad Bite into summer with this delicious salad. A subtle hint of curry brings out the For the dressing: (yields about 1 cup … [Read more...]

Mediterranean Pasta Salad

This pasta salad is a family and friends favorite!  I can't even remember exactly when I first whipped this salad up but it's been a party staple as it's easy to make, doesn't take a lot of time and is always a crowd pleaser.  I use a bow-tie pasta for this salad -- it's fun and I find it allows all the flavors to blend well.  The secret to the signature bold flavor of this pasta salad is the … [Read more...]

Spinach and Red Cabbage Salad

Spinach and red cabbage are two of my favorite superfoods.  A hint of curry in the dressing gives it a sultry flavor that's tantalizing. This is a simple salad that can be served as is for a tasty appetizer, or you can add some grilled organic free range chicken for a complete meal. Serves 4 Preparation: 10 Minutes Ingredients: 1 head fresh organic baby spinach, washed and … [Read more...]

Chicken and Fig Salad

There's something about fig that is simply irresistible!  Biting in to a fig that is just perfect is a truly delicious experience.  If you enjoy figs as much as I do you are going to love this simple yet tasty salad.  A hint of fresh ginger brings out the full flavor of the figs. Enjoy! serves 4 Preparation: 15 minutes Ingredients: 6 oz mixed baby greens 1/2 bulb fennel 2 tbsp … [Read more...]

Spinach Artichoke Pasta Salad

This delicious Pasta Salad was adapted from a Rachel Ray recipe by Anne Newsome and her husband Chef John, the authors of "What to Cook for Dinner for Picky Eaters".  Anne and John have two young children who started out as very picky eaters, a bit of a challenge for these foodie parents.  But with love, patience and creativity in the kitchen,  Anne and John are finding that any child, in time, … [Read more...]

Black Kale and Endive Salad

Black Kale has to be one of my favorite vegetables!  It is a member of the cabbage family and brimming with vitamin C, folic acid, calcium, and potassium. As most dark leafy greens, kale is rich in  antioxidants and chlorophyl, which help to build a strong immune system  by keeping your blood ph on the alkaline side. It is one of these vegetables that is highly susceptible to pesticides so I only … [Read more...]

Spinach with Warm Lentils Salad

This is a simple and delicious salad that my mom first came up with while she was visiting a few years ago. Spinach with Warm Lentils Salad A simple and delicious salad combining iron rich spinach with warm lentils and pine uts tossed in a tangy vinaigrette. 4 generous handfuls organic baby spinach - stemmed (washed and dried)2 tsp coconut oil1 shallot (minced)1 cup cooked lentils1/4 … [Read more...]