Recipe: Tricolore Salad Plus

Tricolore Salad Radicchio Endive Arugula

A flavorful salad named after the colors of the Italian flag. This Tricolore Salad recipe is one of my favorite, simple salads with a delightful combination of tastes and textures. In fact, you can whip…

Recipe: Spinach with Chickpeas & Golden Raisins

Spinach Fights Fatigue

Spinach fights fatigue! Spinach is one of the most nutrient-dense foods you can incorporate into your diet, but if you’re feeling fatigued, it’s about to be a constant on your shopping list. Spinach is an excellent…

Recipe: Greek Salad with Fresh Oregano

Greek salads, part of a heart healthy and anti-cancer Mediterranean diet are filled with greens, fresh herbs, tomatoes, cucumbers, olives, olive oil, nuts and a protein of your choice. Make this a vegan, vegetarian dish by adding beans or add grilled chicken breast or fish for a complete meal that you can put together in minutes. Oregano is a culinary herb with potent antioxidant activity and rich in essential oils that support normal digestive function as well as the plant phenols such as rosmarinic acid carvacrol known to be active against H. Pylori bacterial infections in the stomach, one of the primary causes of stomach ulcers.

Recipe: Lavender-Mint Summer Fruit Salad

Lavender and Mint not only add nuance and flavor but also plant chemicals called terpenoids that offer cell protection and enhance digestive function. Blend your favorite summer fruits including richly colored berries filles with anthocyanadins and phytophenols which are super antioxidants.

Recipe: Grilled Vegetables with Balsamic Vinaigrette

Create a masterpiece collage by combining the best of summer vegetables and an array of colors. When we eat a rainbow we are benefitting from the super antioxidant and cell protective power of phytochemicals. Every color in our plant foods has a different gift, a different function in our cells.