Yesterday it snowed all day long, and I was in absolute heaven. I love snow so much that I actually woke up depressed this morning, knowing the snow would be over for a while. The hub and I were basically snowed in because the hill we live on was, and still is, an ice rink. Fine by me! I really needed a break after a … Continue reading LOADED KALE SALAD: my healthy additions #1.
Good morning, lovely people! I think you all know by now that my favorite subject is HEALTHY BREAKFAST FOODS. Although, lately I’ve been partaking a little too much in the coffee shop pastry genre. I can’t say I’m sad about it. For me, if I have a decadent everything bagel with cream cheese or a croissant on Monday morning, I crave it every morning for … Continue reading avocados and fruit for breakfast.
Last week I went out of town to sing a gig, and I got to see my family for a brief time. We always loved Sunday night finger foods growing up ~ cheese and crackers, summer sausage (Or is it somer? I actually have no idea), chips and dips and some kind of fruity-fizzy drink. I made the fruity-fizzy drink: a concoction of La Croix … Continue reading Tsatziki Broccoli Salad.
Can you even SEE the salad for all that beautiful avocado? Man, what a photo hog. COLD SESAME SALAD W/SUNSHINE SAUCE (Sunshine Sauce is a Whole 30 recipe you can use instead of peanut sauce, but when I made it, I felt like it needed a little tweaking for my taste.) Here’s what I did: THE SUNSHINE SAUCE, PIXY STYLE In a blender, drop in … Continue reading Cold Sesame Salad w/Sunshine Sauce.
hello friends. this is a gentle reminder from your loving, veggie-obsessed blogger… salads don’t have to have lettuce in them. here’s the evidence… who needs boring lettuce? you can make a yummy salad like this, and put it in the fridge, dressed and all, and it will just get better and better over the next few days. it’s such a healthy and quick snack. and … Continue reading lettuce-free salad.
these summer flavors seem to always lift my spirits and make me feel like it’s not a dang monday. can you even see the watermelon in there? i got a little carried away with the toppings. i bought that gorgeous orange and yellow-fleshed watermelon, and, although i miss the classic watermelon red color, this one is mild and absolutely lovely. the cucumber came from the … Continue reading summer salad platter.
hey fennel lovers! this one’s for you! fennel is one of those things where you either are obsessed with it and ooh and aah when you see it added to the menu, or ~ you’re the person sitting next to that outspoken, over-zealous fennel lover, wishing he/she would shut up already. i’m here to tell you: it’s waaaay more fun to be the former. have you really … Continue reading grapefruit/fennel salad with toasted pistachios.
i am thrilled with my newest creation ~ this absolutely stunning raspberry vinaigrette. it’s so easy to make a big batch of this tart, fruity dressing, and keep in your fridge for CONSTANT. SALAD. ACTION. store-bought salad dressings are full of sugar, corn syrup (same thing), soybean oil (yuck), and sodium. i hate the way they taste. this is a salad dressing you can make … Continue reading gorgeous raspberry vinaigrette.
first of all, i have to say ~ i have 61 followers!!! OMGeeeee!!!!! thank you so much for following my “blerrrrg” and loving clean, healthy, beautiful food as much as i do! at times, i feel silly having this little blog. i’m not a chef. i don’t always have time to post as much as i want to. and i don’t have a big, fancy … Continue reading new salad dressing!
this is an old classic made yummier and healthier, if i do say so myself. if you think tuna cakes are disgusting, then maybe you need to call these something else. perhaps tuna sliders, sans bun? or crispy tuna medallions? whatever you decide to call them, these are sensational. i found myself talking about them in my last student’s lesson (hi michelle!) and had to … Continue reading tuna cakes, buffalo style.