Recipes

Fresh Garden Cucumber and Herb Salad

Fresh Garden Cucumber and Herb Salad
So simple, healthy and good...3 small cucumbers, sliced1 avocado, dicedSome fresh dill and garlic fronds from the garden1 tbsp avocado oilSalt and ...

Using the Energy Bowl Formula to Create Lunch: Maple Kale Salad

Using the Energy Bowl Formula to Create Lunch: Maple Kale Salad

Instead of making "salad", lets throw together the wide variety of vegetation available and change up flavors to create an "energy bowl" for lunch.  Here is the Energy Bowl Formula  

2 kinds of greens

1 kind of fruit

one oil

vegetation protein source (some suggestions:  nuts, pine nuts, pumpkin seeds, hemp hearts, chia, lentils, beans)

Lettuce Boats

Lettuce Boats
Lettuce boats stuffed with a rich walnut and olive filling make the perfect combination of Builder and Lubricator. 

Mediterranean Salad with Quinoa/Chicken

Mediterranean Salad with Quinoa/Chicken
"Why do you not have a restaurant yet?"   This is my husband's remark after this salad.  "Because, darling dear, you like having me work from home...

Salad Combo with Hemp Hearts and Raddichio

Salad Combo with Hemp Hearts and Raddichio
If you get tired of salads, it's all about trying the different combinations.  Don't get stuck in a rut, and don't be afraid to shake up your "usual" to try new things.  

What I'm Eating Today

It's really no different than what we're currently doing, you know.  Think about it...what do you basically eat?  Burger, potato, pizza, spaghetti, spaghetti sauce, noodles, bread, chicken.....you've basically just found different ways to combine the same ingredients.  Look at mexican dishes....corn, beans, rice, tomato, lettuce, burger, chicken....they've just combined them differently again and again.

We need to take this approach with salad.  All salad is not SALAD.  Just like all noodles and pasta sauce is not spaghetti...It's lasagna, manicotti, ravioli....you get the idea.

Mediterranean Cucumber Radish Salad

Mediterranean Cucumber Radish Salad
Salads don't have to just be lettuce and dressing you know!  Take any fresh veg ready to go and toss with a few herbs and oil or dressing.   You wi...