Posts Tagged ‘healthy lifestyle’

Sesame Chickpea Chopped Salad

It’s official. I am crazy for cabbage. I don’t know about you, but I love to juice it, mix it into my rice, toss it in curries and soups and I especially love cabbage in a salad. Since I’m always looking for new things to do with cabbage, I was absolutely thrilled to whip-up this…

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Kale, Clementine & Feta Salad

This salad is the holiday hero we need. Eggnog and cookies may get all the glory, but even the most indulgent holiday feast requires balance. Enter salad: the bright side dish you didn’t know you needed until that first refreshing bite. With its stunning good looks and bright tangy taste, it’s easy to see why…

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Creamy White Bean & Cauliflower Soup with Spinach

It’s officially the holiday season, friends! This time of year, I find that it’s easy to get wrapped up in holiday parties and festive events which can make prepping for weeknight meals fall by the wayside. Dinners can often end up being forgotten or just very sad. Which is why today, I share with you…

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Mexican Street Corn Salad with Smoky Cream Sauce

Mexican street corn meets salad in the best way possible. A great addition to your July 4th spread, this dish is inspired by Mexican street corn. If you’ve never had Mexican street corn, it’s basically grilled corn smothered in a blend of mayonnaise and/or sour cream, chili powder, and cotija cheese, and served with fresh…

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A Cleansing Spring Smoothie

  Cleansing Spring Smoothie 1 cup green tea, chilled (you can always use water or coconut water) 1/2 cup loosely packed cilantro or parsley 2 cups loosely packed organic spinach 1/2 medium cucumber  (peeled if not organic) 3/4 cup fresh or frozen pineapple juice of 1 lemon 1-inch piece fresh ginger, peeled 1/4 avocado Place…

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Sheet Pan Fajitas with Roasted Red Pepper Sauce

Full disclosure, I’ve devoured these fajitas for three meals in the past 48 hours. And it has been glorious. Friends,  I’m obsessed with this method. Sheet pan dinners are crazy popular right now and for good reason–they’re one-dish and hands-off, they’re quick, and clean-up is a breeze. So if you’re running in 5,000 directions over…

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Hearty Lentil & Herb Soup

This is the perfect cozy meal to kick off your New Year! After trying many versions of this soup at home, I think I finally nailed it. Creamy potatoes are cooked with tender carrots, celery and lightly scented with rosemary and thyme. When pureed together with the protein-packed lentils, you are left with a warm…

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Couscous Salad with Curried Vinaigrette

This side. Every food I love, in one bowl, mixed together and drizzled with the most delicious vinaigrette. If you think this salad doesn’t qualify as a celebratory dish, I beg to differ. Fresh and tangy with a killer crunch, it’s absolutely delightful and the perfect side for any and all festive occasions. It involves couscous, green…

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Smoky Lentil Stuffed Sweet Potatoes with Avocado

Meet your new favorite dish. Sometimes, all you want is a filling, hearty, yet healthy meal that is easy to make without sacrificing flavor. This is exactly what this recipe is about. The filling in these bad boys is simply lentils cooked with crushed tomatoes, onions, garlic and smoked paprika. Creamy, earthy, sweet, savory …..…

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