Kale Date Plum Salad

I can never get enough salads in the summer and I’m always looking for new combos. This was a good one! Several handfuls of kale, sliced into ribbons1 peach, nectarine or plum – cut into small chunks (in the photo they’re wedges; but that’s harder to eat)4 dates, chopped into large pieces 1T sunflower seeds … Read more

Kale-Broccoli Salad with Herb-Lemon-Mustard Dressing

Makes 4 servings170 calories, 5g protein per 1/4c of topping blend 50 calories per T of dressing 100 calories for veggies 5c kale 2c broccoli (1 crown) 1/2c shredded carrots (1 carrot) 1/2c sliced almonds 1/4c sunflower seeds 1/4c cranberries Feta, to taste Dressing: 1/4c olive oil 2T lemon juice 2T red wine vinegar 1T … Read more

Raw Beet Salad with Carrots & Quinoa with Lime-Mint dressing

Makes 4 small salads 222 calories, 10g protein Dressing makes 9T; each tablespoon is about 35 calories 4c greens (arugula, spinach, kale, leaf lettuce …) 1 large carrot1/3c pepitas (green pumpkin seeds) 1c edamame1 avocado1 beet, sliced into sticks 3T apple cider vinegar2T lime juice 2T olive oil2T honey 1t dijon mustard 1T chopped mint … Read more

Cauliflower & Chickpea salad with Herbs, Apple & Avocado (Honey-Mustard dressing)

This is an absolutely magical salad. The flavors combine for pure perfection. 1 small head cauliflower1 can chickpeas (2c, if you’re cooking your own)1 medium red apple1 shallot lots of parsley and mint 2T grainy mustard 2T honey1/4c olive oil2T waterjuice & zest of 1 lime (about 2T juice) 2 firm avocados Makes 4 servings. … Read more

Asparagus, Three Ways

Asparagus is super-yummy just tossed in a little oil and salt and roasted at high heat in the oven. But if you’re looking for a little variety, here are a few ways to dress it up: With Brown Butter and Lemon This one isn’t too terribly interesting. It’s basically just adding some lemon juice and … Read more