Cabbage & Apple Slaw

Let’s start this new year off right with a healthy recipe, packed full of vitamins and minerals. What kind of vitamins and minerals? ….Okay since you asked. Cabbage: This vegetable is part of the cruciferous family containing nutrients that may help reduce one’s risk of heart disease, stroke, cancer, and much more. Cabbage is also … More Cabbage & Apple Slaw

Turmeric Ginger Salad

One of my friends had her birthday party on a catamaran this past weekend. The views from the water were breathtaking. Plus the fog didn’t roll in, so we actually had a beautiful sunset too! On a quest to introduce more anti-inflammatory foods into my diet, I made this delicious turmeric packed salad dressing to … More Turmeric Ginger Salad

CSA box inspired Refreshing Red Beet & Quinoa Salad

This past weekend I got my zen on at the 14th annual Land of Medicine Buddha festival. The festival was a magical experience in the redwoods, filled with Tibetan food, music, a lecture on ancient medicine, buddhist prayer, henna, much more. After the festival, I was craving some refreshing food similar to the Tibetan food … More CSA box inspired Refreshing Red Beet & Quinoa Salad

California Wildflowers, The Super Bowl, and Miso Mustard Salad Dressing

This past weekend I got more than my daily dose of vitamin D on a tour of the UCSC Arboretum. It was an incredibly informative tour, through the Fragrance Garden, Australia Garden, South Africa Garden, and finally the California Garden. Each garden housed plants that looked as though they’d come right out of a Dr. … More California Wildflowers, The Super Bowl, and Miso Mustard Salad Dressing

Healthy lunch for work, using home grown ingredients!

You can’t find food any fresher, then from your own garden. Eating freshly picked produce, makes food more nutritious and tastier! Below is the salad I made to bring to work. The lettuce and sugar snap peas were organically grown in our family garden. Our tomatoes in the garden aren’t quite ready to be picked … More Healthy lunch for work, using home grown ingredients!