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VIDEO: Make This Delicious & Nourishing Salad in Under 5 Minutes

By On July 1, 2015

You may have seen my post on making the perfect Kale Salad. Well here it is in video form! It’s pretty raw (pun intended); no voice direction, no background music, no fancy… Read More

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Pomegranate Arugula Salad + Feta and Lime {Guest Post: Dietetic Intern Erin Castle}

By On June 14, 2015

Let me start by saying that I have NEVER been a fruit-in-salad kinda gal. This is to date the only time I have enjoyed that combination. This salad started as throwing together… Read More

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Lemony-Avocado Green Goddess Dressing

By On June 18, 2014

During the summer my body begs me to give it refreshing edibles and drinkables. It’s been a pretty humid one here in Charleston, SC, averaging in the upper 80’s most days, sometimes into… Read More

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Sunflower Seed Pesto

By On May 25, 2014

Making homemade pesto is SO easy – I wish I did it more. The beauty of a pesto (besides it’s vibrant green hue) is that there are numerous variations to try. A… Read More

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Kale and Wheat Berry Salad with Tahini-Maple Dressing

By On March 4, 2014

During my search for the perfect salad for Colleen’s Birthday dinner, I stumbled upon this Raw Kale and Brussels Sprouts Salad. The tahini-maple dressing is what really caught my eye. Oh, and… Read More

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Lunch and Dinner

Rigatoni with Mushrooms, Mustard Greens and Squash Sauce {Leftovers}

By On November 13, 2013

Need less than 30 minutes to whip up a quick meal? This dish took about 20. Mostly because I used up some leftovers. We’ve been having lots of squash soup lately, and… Read More

Lunch and Dinner

Everything but the Kitchen Sink

By On November 7, 2013

Some Most nights, I don’t really have a well thought out plan of what to cook for dinner. Sometimes I just kind of stand there and stare into the refrigerator and the cabinet, pondering… Read More

Lunch and Dinner

Black Bean Polenta Bowl

By On October 20, 2013

Polenta is simply ground corn which can be cooked in a number of ways. Boiling dry polenta gives you a delicious and creamy porridge – aka, grits. (For more on grits, check… Read More

Lunch and Dinner

5 Nutritious and Quenching Summer Salads

By On July 28, 2013

The warm (and often humid) summer weather begs for fresh juicy fruits thrown into salads. It’s a great way to boost the nutrients in your salad, add a serving of fruit to… Read More

Food for Thought

A True Garden Salad

By On February 28, 2013

One of the great things about staying with Gill and Jorge in Aranjuez is the availability of the awesome organic veg! Gill has experimented in the garden and created a “salad bed” – a… Read More