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Kale Kimchi Avocado Salad with Sesame Vinaigrette

By |2016-03-11T15:44:48-04:00March 11th, 2016|Categories: Nourish, Plant-based diet, Plant-based Recipes, Vegan|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

This Kale Kimchi Avocado Salad with Sesame Vinaigrette is one of my favorites due to the fact that I also add watercress, radishes and onion which really kicks it up a notch. Dressed simply with a toasted sesame oil vinaigrette, the resulting blend of zing and zest definitely delights the palate. But what really makes this salad sing is the [...]

Make It & Take It: Baby Kale Cabbage & Pickled Veggie Mason Jar Salad

By |2016-02-05T07:00:53-04:00February 5th, 2016|Categories: Meatless Monday, Nourish, Plant-based diet, Plant-based Recipes, Raw Food Diet, Recipes, Vegan|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

I love to make, take and eat salads for lunch and even dinner almost everyday. That's why I like to assemble these easy, portable, colorful, mason jar salads. I shop for organic produce locally and seasonally, so the contents of my salads will vary according to what's available in my local markets. Cabbage and carrots add crunch and [...]

Sweet and Savory: Cranberry Pear Walnut Avocado Spinach Salad

By |2016-02-03T23:09:00-04:00February 3rd, 2016|Categories: Nourish, Plant-based diet, Plant-based Recipes, Vegan|Tags: , , , , , , |

In my crunchy, colorful, organic plant-based kitchen, healthy, hearty salads are an everyday occurrence. A fresh, flavorful, multi-textured salad made with seasonal ingredients is my idea of comfort food. Imagine savoring each mouthful of pear, walnuts, cranberry, red onion, tomatoes, avocado and spinach with a creamy tahini dressing. The sweet and savory mix of flavors in this quick and easy salad titillated my [...]

Red, White and Super Greens Salad

By |2016-01-12T21:09:19-04:00January 12th, 2016|Categories: Nourish, Plant-based diet, Plant-based Recipes, Raw Food Diet, Vegan|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

After a solid two months of holiday parties and vacations, my body was begging me for a break. A big one! Large, chewy, nutritious salads have always been my go-to food for a flavorful and filling way to treat my body right! I love to mix a variety colors, tastes and textures to create a healthy [...]

Vegan MoFo Day #2: “Not My Momma’s ” Sweet Potato Avocado Mesclun Salad #VGNMF15

By |2015-09-02T14:03:48-04:00September 2nd, 2015|Categories: Nourish, Plant-based diet, Plant-based Recipes, Vegan, VeganMoFo|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Today is day 2 of Vegan MoFo and I was inspired by the suggested prompt to create this healthier, heartier take on the pale, boring salads that I grew up with. When I was a child, my mother used to make salads each week for the family. Her salads usually includedbland, tasteless iceberg lettuce and tomatoes with a large [...]

How Much Salad Should You Eat To Lose Weight? Dr. Berg’s Enlightening Video Explains the Science

By |2015-08-08T12:53:24-04:00August 8th, 2015|Categories: Health & Wellness, Nourish, Plant-based diet|Tags: , , , , , , |

My friends and family often make comments about how large my salads are. I just smile and say "Salads are good for you" and keep on chewing! Flavorful, crunchy, multi-textured salads are probably my favorite food. I eat them every day. I love to make all kinds of healthy, nutritious salads, and I often make very big [...]

Meatless Monday: Kale Quinoa Black Bean Salsa Salad w/Tahini Dressing

By |2015-03-02T01:53:24-04:00March 2nd, 2015|Categories: Nourish, Plant-based diet, Plant-based Recipes, Recipes, Vegan|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

When my food-loving girlfriend spontaneously called to say that she wanted to stop by to catch up, I peered into my kitchen to see what I had on hand to make a simple, tasty healthy meal for us to share. I decided to whip up a healthy, hearty, textured vegetable, bean and grain salad. It's a quick and easy way to [...]

Meatless Monday: Endive Portabella Mushroom Salad

By |2014-09-15T17:06:32-04:00September 15th, 2014|Categories: Nourish, Plant-based Recipes, Raw Food Diet, Vegan|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

I have always enjoyed the aesthetic appeal of endive salads. They look so elegant on the plate and make any luncheon or dinner party table look amazing without a lot of effort. The hostess gets the credit for a fabulous spread, but it's simply due to the shape and beauty of the endive. Belgian endive , also known [...]

Spinach Avocado Jicama Salad with Creamy Cilantro Dressing

By |2014-07-25T00:15:53-04:00July 25th, 2014|Categories: Nourish, Plant-based Recipes, Vegan|Tags: , , , , , |

My approach to healthy eating is to plan my meals around seasonal, organic produce-- grown locally as much as possible. I am fortunate that my neighborhood farmers market is always bustling with a large number of local farmers selling a wide variety of fresh fruits, vegetables, pickles, cider, maple syrup, wine, fresh-baked bread and more. I love [...]

Vegan Veggie Delights: Roasted Beet Salad with Vegan Feta and Pine Nuts

By |2013-12-19T13:18:59-04:00December 19th, 2013|Categories: Nourish, Vegan|Tags: , , , , , |

When I was a child, our family doctor--remember the kind who made house calls--diagnosed me with "low blood"or anemia. To remedy this condition, my family "doctored" me with all manner of bitter brews and unpleasant- tasting foods that were supposed to "build my blood" including liver, cod liver oil, spinach and beets. Back then my beets were usually bland [...]

From Farmer's Market to Table: Raw Marinated Shitake Mushroom Salad

By |2013-09-30T21:42:29-04:00September 30th, 2013|Categories: Nourish, Raw Food Diet, Recipes|Tags: , |

There are few foods that I like better than chewy, chunky mushrooms. So when I found some fresh, organic shitake mushrooms at my local farmer's market, I couldn't wait to get them home. Besides being delectable, shitake mushrooms are noted for their healing and medicinal properties. Next, I scooped up bunches of farm fresh, organic watercress [...]

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