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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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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Bok Choy and Blueberry Salad with Honey Balsamic Dressing

February 20, 2015

Here’s another awesome vegetarian recipe from Trainer Christina! Ingredients: 1 head bok choy pint of blueberries a few scallions tablespoon or so of honey 1/3 cup olive oil and a couple tablespoons balsamic vinegar salt and pepper to taste Directions: Chop up scallions, bok choy and mix with blueberries in salad bowl.  Mix olive oil, […]

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Chopped Chickpea Salad

September 12, 2014

Last week we had greek-inspired burgers. This week it’s a mediterranean-inspired chopped salad- packed with veggies and chickpeas for protein! Ingredients: 1 small cucumber, diced 2 cups of diced tomatoes- split cherry tomatoes, heirloom, or on-the-vine 1 small red onion, diced 1-15 oz. can chickpeas, rinsed and drained Additional ingredients: kalamata olives, feta, red pepper, […]

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Grown-Up Carrot Salad

August 22, 2014

Carrot Raisin salad was one of my favorites as a kid. But with a dressing of mayo, milk, and sugar, it’s best left as an occasional treat. This grown up version replaces the mayo-based dressing with fruit juice, olive oil and honey and pairs great with spicy tropical flavors like jerk chicken or fish. Ingredients: […]

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