Cucumber Salad with Moscato and Rice Wine 

This lovely cucumber salad is a great side dish for any barbecue, picnic, or outdoor get together with friends. Its simple and so easy to make. Fresh vegetables paired with rice wine vinegar and moscato wine, makes it a great marinade that’s slightly sweet and super delicious! Yield: 8 servings Ingredients: 1 cup red cabbage 1 cucumber 3 celery stalks 2 carrots 1/4 tsp celery … Continue reading Cucumber Salad with Moscato and Rice Wine 

summer salad with kiwi, red cabbage, and cherries

Summer Salad with Kiwi, Cherries, Romaine, and Red Cabbage

I love making simple salads I can make in minutes. This lovely salad has crispy romaine lettuce, shredded red cabbage, fresh kiwi, and sweet cherries. Its great on hot days, and for a quick and delicious meal at home. Yield: 1 salad Ingredients: 1 cup romaine lettuce 1/3 cup shredded red cabbage 1 kiwi 6 black cherries 1/2 tbsp. sesame seeds 1 tbsp. olive oil … Continue reading Summer Salad with Kiwi, Cherries, Romaine, and Red Cabbage

Sauteed Kale with Shredded Coconut and Pecans

Kale is such a fantastic green loaded with healthy benefits. The shredded coconut gives this salad a light sweetness, and the pecans lend a nice texture and crunch. Lightly sauteed the flavors meld,and smell delicious when cooking. This is my go to when I want a light lunch or dinner I’ll toss in some canned tuna for extra protein. Yield: 2 servings Ingredients: 2 tbsp. … Continue reading Sauteed Kale with Shredded Coconut and Pecans

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Chickpea Salad with Cashews, Snow Peas, and Sweet Chili Sauce

There are so many wonderful flavors and textures in this salad. Chickpeas, snap peas, red pepper, coconut flakes, and cashews tossed in a sweet chili orange sauce compliments all the ingredients so well. I love making this for summer parties and gatherings with friends. Yield: 10 servings Ingredients:  2 cans Chickpeas 1/2 snow peas 1 red bell pepper 1/4 cup unsweetened coconut 1/3 cup raw … Continue reading Chickpea Salad with Cashews, Snow Peas, and Sweet Chili Sauce

Pesto Pasta Salad with Fresh Basil and Walnuts

I love making this in the Summertime.  Its fresh full of healthy ingredients, and so easy it’s ready in just a few minutes! I love to take this to friend’s barbecues, and lunches at work. I also love to toss in a can of tuna with this salad for a simple and satisfying dinner. Ingredients: 2 cups rotini pasta (add nutrients using whole wheat or … Continue reading Pesto Pasta Salad with Fresh Basil and Walnuts

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Fresh Garden Egg Salad with Broccoli, Cauliflower, and Cherry Tomatoes

This is a quick, healthy lunch that’s ready in minutes. To save time you can also hard boil the eggs the day before, and keep in the fridge until you’re ready to make this dish. Yield: 6 servings Ingredients: 6 eggs 1 roma tomato, or ½ cup of cherry tomatoes ½ cup raw broccoli ½ cup raw cauliflower 1/3 cup mayonnaise 2-3 tablespoons of white … Continue reading Fresh Garden Egg Salad with Broccoli, Cauliflower, and Cherry Tomatoes

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Crab Salad with Capers and Fresh Parsley

This delicious crab salad, is ready in minutes and great to make when you don’t have a lot of time. Serve over toasted bread, lettuce wraps, salad, or mix with pasta. Yield: 2 servings Ingredients: 1 can crab, drained 2 tbsp. mayonnaise 1 cup plain greek yogurt 1 scallion, sliced thin 1 cucumber, peeled and diced 1/2 tbsp. old bay seasoning 1/4 tbsp. capers 1/4 … Continue reading Crab Salad with Capers and Fresh Parsley