Archive for May 2014

Potato Salad with Arugula, Red Onions & Almonds

Potato salad is a “goes-with-everything” summer dish. Yet, the classic versions of potato salad can easily derail your diet with extra calories and fat. I love this mayo-free version that is made fun and unique with the addition of arugula. Arugula offers twice as much fiber as other greens, and it’s packed with disease-fighting antioxidants,…

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White Bean, Tomato & Kale Quesadillas

Like most people, I love a good quesadilla. Yet as much as I love quesadillas, all that cheese doesn’t make me feel so great. I can’t handle the subsequent belly bloat and waking up the next day looking puffier than Joan Rivers. I just can’t. So I apologize that there is nothing “queso” about these…

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Kale Chips

Cheers to another delicious and healthy alternative! Growing up, the “everything” bagel was my go-to sandwich bread. I don’t eat those bagels anymore, not even the gluten-free variety, so I bring to you an alternative that is beyond good! The tried and true everything spice mix (that includes kosher salt, poppy seeds, sesame seeds, granulated…

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Crunchy Thai Quinoa Salad with Creamy Almond Ginger Dressing

Ooh, the textures – crunchy and crispy!  This was dinner Tuesday night and it was met with rave reviews. Just loads of goodness here: carrots, cabbage, quinoa, cilantro, red pepper, and green onion. There is definitely an Asian flavor profile to this meal and the creamy almond butter dressing with a hint of ginger is…

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