Kale and Apple Salad

  Serves 4 Can I let you in on a little secret? I’m not a big fan of cooked kale. I know, I know – it’s super healthy! A nutritional powerhouse! But I just don’t love the flavor. I’ve managed to chop it into soups and I can handle that, but a big pile of […]

Avocado with Micro-greens & Balsamic Vinaigrette

Lately, with the weather warming up, I’ve been craving quick and simple sides for dinner that are packed with flavor and nutrients.  I threw this avocado salad together one evening and my whole family went nuts for it! Sometimes, it’s the simple flavors that really stand out. The creamy avocado coupled with the tangy, sweet balsamic and slight crunch […]

Cranberry Vinaigrette – (Cranberry Sauce – Take 2)

Apparently, it’s really difficult to make a small amount of cranberry sauce.  Have you ever noticed that?  Long after the leftover turkey, dressing and pumpkin pie have vanished, there’s still that bowl of cranberry sauce sitting in the fridge.  My family loves cranberry sauce, but no matter how much we use on the big T-Day, we […]

Last Night’s Dinner: Orange Ginger Shrimp, Kale Chips & Green Salad

Last night’s dinner was a quick and easy affair…ahhhhh, my favorite kind!  I love shrimp for dinner because they cook so quickly, are low in mercury, and are an excellent source of protein, selenium, B12, iron, zinc and phosphorus.  As with just about every food, wild is best, so steer clear of farm raised (especially out of […]