Sprouts, Asparagus and Cabbage Salad

Sprouts, Asparagus and Cabbage Salad

This is a healthy salad with a very interesting mix of greens and sprouts. It has great vitamin content from the cabbage, asparagus and the sprouts.   Enjoy! Prep time: 10 minutes Cooking time: 3 minutes Servings: 4   Ingredients:  1 pound asparagus, cut into 2 inch pieces 1 cup red cabbage, shredded 1 cup green cabbage, shredded 1 …read more

Asian Watercress Salad

Asian Watercress Salad

Here is a very interesting recipe from the Institute for Integrative Nutrition.  Enjoy! Prep time: 7 minutes Yield: 4 servings Variation:  This salad can be made with cooked chicken breast in place of the tofu.   Ingredients: 1 bunch washed watercress 1 cup grated carrots 1 cup baked tofu 1-1/2 tablespoons toasted sesame oil 2/3 …read more

Bok Choy Apple Slaw with Dressing

Bok Choy Apple Slaw with Dressing

Here is an interesting salad recipe from the Institute for Integrative Nutrition.  Bok Choy is part of the Brassicaceae family (cabbage family) of vegetables, which also includes broccoli, cauliflower, brussels sprouts, cabbage and kale. These vegetables are extremely nutritious as they are high in phytochemicals (antioxidants), vitamins, minerals and fiber.   Eating them raw or lightly steamed …read more

Summer Berry Salad with Raspberry Vinaigrette Dressing

Summer Berry Salad with Raspberry Vinaigrette Dressing

  Summer Berry Salad This delicious salad is full of vitamins, minerals & antioxidants.  It can be made with meat or with vegetarian protein.  Enjoy! Ingredients: ½ cup fresh blueberries 3 or 4 large strawberries, sliced Mixed organic salad greens, enough for 1 or 2 main course salads ¾ to 1 cup mixed chopped raw …read more

Broccoli & Chicken Salad with Raspberry Vinaigrette Dressing

Broccoli & Chicken Salad with Raspberry Vinaigrette Dressing

This is an easy salad to make and it is full of vitamins and minerals. Both broccoli and cauliflower contain high amounts of vitamins C, K, A and folate. Cauliflower also has anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties, which help our bodies fight free radicals. The healthy carbs in this salad are great for giving us energy! 4 …read more

Kale, Pear & Walnut Salad with Mustard Vinaigrette Dressing

Kale, Pear & Walnut Salad with Mustard Vinaigrette Dressing

  This is a nutritious and delicious, gluten free, vegan salad.  Pears are high in fiber: one pear is about 5 grams of fiber, apples have slightly less fiber.  Raw walnuts are high in omega 3 fatty acids and have protein.  Kale is loaded with vitamins and minerals .  The fiber and protein combination also make …read more

Beets, Almonds & Goat Cheese Salad

Beets, Almonds & Goat Cheese Salad

This recipe was given to me by my friend Kristin – thank you, Kristin. Beets are so healthy and I am always looking for interesting and delicious ways to serve them. Beets are very nutritious and are very good for the digestive system.  This recipe is both interesting and delicious – give it a try!  Enjoy! Ingredients: …read more