This is a quick and easy salad that is healthy and delicious. As I mentioned in a previous post, this salad goes great with my Champagne Vinaigrette or any other light vinaigrette. I highly recommend buying organic for all ingredients if you can find it. My favorite organic produce comes from my CSA boxes I get […]
Soups and Salads
This recipe has definitely helped me in my healthy eating habit. Between this and the Homemade Ranch Dressing, these are the only dressings I need. This champagne vinaigrette pairs so well with a spicy arugula and sweet fruit combination. Some of my favorite ideas for putting this recipe to use are fresh sliced peaches, arugula […]
I love Mexican flavors and this soup is one of my favorites. I love a good soup recipe and this one sort of reminds me of a healthier take on a chicken tortilla soup without the tortilla chips and with some great veggies tossed in for good measure. You can always throw in some chips […]
One of the books that really got me interested in health and eating right and really helped me to understand my the relationship to food was the book YOU: On A Diet Revised Edition: The Owner’s Manual for Waist Management by Drs. Oz and Roizen. Not only was the book educational and insightful, it was well-written […]
I have always love, love, loved buttermilk ranch dressing, on salads and with veggies, love it! But ever since I was a kid, I have been super picky about my ranch. I loved the kind you’d get in restaurants or the little powdered packets you’d mix with buttermilk and a whole lot of mayonnaise. But […]
This recipe was adapted from a pasta salad recipe my mom used to make us when we were growing up. I wanted to find a way to invite summer in with the same flavors I loved as a kid but without the guilty, gluten and carb filled pasta.