Healthy Curried Chicken Salad Recipe

January 22, 2016

This chicken salad is one of my staple meals.  It is easy, healthy, travels well for a lunch on the go, and most of all it’s delicious!  Check out these links if you want to know more about the health benefits of spinach, unfiltered apple cider vinegar, and cranberries. Ingredients: 1 lb. Boneless, skinless chicken […]

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Pomegranate-Lentil Salad

October 9, 2015

Ingredients: 1 cup cooked lentils (cook according to package directions) 1 cup pomegranate seeds* salt, to taste extra virgin olive oil, to taste the juice of half a lemon 2 tbsp apple vinegar 1 tbsp rice malt syrup 1 tsp cumin powder 1 tsp coriander powder a large handful of fresh parsley, cleaned and chopped […]

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Asian Cucumber Salad

July 17, 2015

This is a really simple side that goes great with fish or chicken.  It’s a delicate salad so don’t overpower it with and overly-spiced main dish. Ingredients: 1 large English (seedless) cucumber, thinly sliced 1/4 of a sweet onion, thinly sliced 1/3 cup rice vinegar 1 tbsp toasted sesame seeds 1 tbsp minced fresh dill […]

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Mostly Vegan Chickpea Salad

July 3, 2015

This is a simple greans and chickpea salad that packs a lot of flavor.  With the hot weather we’ve been having you can try roasting the chickpeas in the morning while it’s still cool- and turning on your oven doesn’t turn your house into a furnace- and then assemble the cooled chickpeas ith the rest […]

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Watermelon Avocado Salad

June 19, 2015

Ingredients: 1 cup fresh spinach 1/2 cup watermelon, cubed 1/2 avocado, cubed 1/2 tomato, diced 2 oz goat cheese, sliced or crumbled 1/2 to 3/4 cup grilled chicken breast, diced 1-2 tablespoons of Balsamic dressing (Recipe follows) Directions: Toss all salad ingredients but watermelon and goat cheese with a couple of tablespoons of dressing. Transfer […]

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Beet Salad

March 6, 2015

Doing our 8-week 5K training? Enjoy Friday’s Happy Hour Hills? Are you eating enough beets? “Runners may want to make a habit of consuming beets. A study published in the “Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics” (Published April 2012) found that runners who increased their nitrate consumption by consuming beets before a run […]

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