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Not Your Grandma's Fruit Salad - Basil Fruit with Pistachio

Not Your Grandma's Fruit Salad - Basil Fruit with Pistachio


I love all the fresh fruits of summer! Fresh off the tree or vine would be even better, but we take it where we can get it. 

We took a long jaunty bike ride in the sunny humidity, and once you get my boy going, there's no stopping him!  So when we picnic or return home to break and fuel up, I like something that's sweet, cool and powerful to replace what we just expended.  The fruits are nature's candy and their function give a quick burst of energy.  Combined with the protein of the pistachios, the sugar in...

Power Protein Complete Meal Salad

Power Protein Complete Meal Salad


I heard someone say, "I'm so sick of eating SALAD".  And it made me think.  We seriously need to change our ideas about salad.  It is not your token health food:  something you HAVE to eat before you can get to the "good stuff".  Even though the point of eating is to fuel and nourish the body, we still should enjoy the process.

First of all, I know without a doubt that vegetables and greens of all kinds taste better the cleaner the body is.  If it is still congested with sugars, starches, and greasy fats,...

Napa Cabbage Salad

Napa Cabbage Salad

2 cups of shredded Napa Cabbage, washed

1 tomato, diced

1/2 c shredded carrot.

1/4 c healthy poppyseed dressing

Toss all together and enjoy!


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Tuna Boats

I tend to get on little kicks about what I'm eating. Certain foods will be my favorite for a while and then I'll move on to something else. Lately it's been these delicious little lunches that I so love and look forward to! They're quick simple little tuna salad boats. I love that it literally takes me 30 seconds to make one and I can take it with just as easy as a sandwich.

make the tuna salad up ahead of time and keep it in the fridge you can decide how ambitious you are if you want to make...