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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Asparagus Soup

August 28, 2015

With this weekend’s weather calling for the first rain in a long time, soups are on my mind.  This one’s still light enough for summer, but still comforting like soup should be. Ingredients: 1 tablespoon butter 1 large leek- white and light green parts only, cleaned 4 cups low-sodium chicken broth (or vegetable stock) 1 […]

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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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Broiled Grapefruit

July 10, 2015

Grapefruit. For a lot of us it’s ‘something our parents (or grandparents) eat’. Maybe they were on to something. Packed with vitamins- A and C- and potassium, it’s a low-calorie, high-fiber food that should be a part of your diet. Ingredients: grapefruit honey ground ginger and/or ground cinnamon banana slices Directions: Prepare oven for broiling. […]

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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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Smoothies!

June 12, 2015

A green smoothie that you actually want to drink?  Try this version with Mango and Lime! Mango Lime Smoothie Ingredients: 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice 2 cups stemmed and chopped collard greens, spinach, or kale 1 1/2 cups mango, frozen (The freezer section of your supermarket is your best friend!) 1 cup green grapes, frozen […]

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