This time of year has me devouring citrus. From late winter to spring I think I consume my body weight in the form of oranges. Below you'll find an easy whole food salad dressing that uses this juicy fruit and cashews to create a creamy almost creamsicle-like delight. Enjoy!
Citrus Salad Dressing
makes 1 medium size jar of dressing
1/4 cup of raw cashews (soaked for about 10 mins or longer)
This amazing soup has become one of my favorites to have on hand during a busy work week or to serve for a crowd. Filled with a simple flavorful blend of vegetables, chickpeas, a tomato broth and gluten free pasta pieces it's satisfying and warming. Perfect while we wait for warmer spring temperatures here in New Jersey. And to help us stay warm on those rainy April days ahead. Adapted f...
People always like to report to me what they're eating.
I find this sweet and an easy conversation starter. I can see the excitement in their eyes as they talk about their healthy choices or their latest binge on burgers and fries. I listen and nod my head as we workout, walk or when I bump into them at the grocery store.
But the truth life shouldn't just be about the food. Food is a huge piece of heal...
These delicious snack/dessert is easy to prepare and is filled with real food ingredients. Just a warning…I’ve been known to eat these over the pan….they’re that good. So practice some portion control or share them with friends. Amazing with tea or as a post workout protein bite. One of my all time favorite treats!
Step aside sugary PSL....and welcome in Pumpkin Hummus!
A thick and creamy pumpkin hummus with both sweet and savory flavors.
Perfect for fall entertaining or simply packed for a working lunch at your desk. Just add whole grain crackers and veggie sticks. Give this seasonal hummus a try even if you're still sporting your summer shorts! Yum!
Chef Note: This tastes better the longer it sits, so make it a day...
Inspired by Whole Foods salad bar...this simple recipe is cheaper, healthier and easier to make at home. Give this a try and transform boring old broccoli into a tasty salad. A nice blend of vinegar and sweet maple syrup unite to perk up the cancer fighting powerhouse veggie. Perfect for family parties, lunch boxes or working lunches. Keeps well and easy to pack.
Living in New Jersey...we learn to cherish the few quick months of summer. As we get ready to shut down the season, it's nice to look back on all that happened and reflect. So many of us, myself included, move too quickly through these warm, beautiful summer months. They seem to come and go without time to pause and be grateful.
So while we're enjoying all the bounty of this season....tomatoes and f...