Kale Salad with Strawberries and Mandarin Oranges

I made this salad for Easter brunch. It went over very well with people who don’t like kale as much as I do 🙂 Salad: 1 8 ounce bunch lacinato kale 1 tablespoon finely chopped red onion 1 10 ounce can mandarin orange sections, drained 1/2 cup strawberries, sliced (raspberries or blackberries would work instead … Continued

The Conscious Consumer

For me, being interested in health and wellness doesn’t just stop at buying organic food. I am an advocate of supporting local businesses, American made products, fair trade items and companies who are environmentally responsible. As a conscious consumer, I believe that voting with your dollar is as important (if not more so) than voting at the polls. The reason … Continued

Why bone broth is good for you

“Good broth will resurrect the dead,” says a South American proverb. Said Escoffier: “Indeed, stock is everything in cooking. Without it, nothing can be done.” A cure-all in traditional households and the magic ingredient in classic gourmet cuisine, stock or broth made from bones of chicken, fish and beef builds strong bones, assuages sore throats, … Continued

Cucumber Subs

Cucumber subs with turkey, green onions and cheese! Easy, healthy and fast! Photo Courtesy: Healthy Fitness Recipes

Healthy Egg Salad

This is a great recipe for people who don’t have time to make lunch in the morning. Prepping egg salad on the weekend is a great way to have a “grab and go lunch” when you are in a hurry! (Increase eggs, mayo and mustard and spinach for a larger quantity.) 6 organic free range … Continued