Browsing the "greens" Tag

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Superfood Salad Recipe

Spring is right around the corner! For many it’s been a shockingly cold winter, and I can just imagine that bright green things will make it all better! This SUPERFOOD Salad recipe featuring a lovely purple Acai Berry Dressing was a little recipe I made up to highlight the myriad health benefits offered by green […]

March 28th

How to Make Sauerkraut

Are you scared of sauerkraut, like my dad? Sauerkraut should be crunchy, sweet and briny, filled with the tang of healthy fermentation. But faced with canned, overcooked, sour-smelling sauerkraut, my dad and I have stayed away from the fermented cabbage for a long time. But I am a convert now… and next time Dad comes […]

September 9th

How to Use Sorrell, a new Green to Love

I consider myself a greens geek: having grown many varieties of greens at home and at farms, I am familiar with most things leafy. But last week at the farmer’s market I found a beautiful new green friend in the form of sorrel. But I had no idea how to use sorrell! Sorrel has a […]

August 14th

How to be Happier? Eat the rainbow!

Do you want to know how to be happier? Did you know that what you eat can actually make you happy?  According to this article on Mother Jones, “A new study from Harvard researchers found a strong association between adults’ levels of optimism and the amount of carotenoid antioxidants in their blood. Carotenoids are found […]

April 22nd

How to Use Couscous + Broccoli Couscous Salad

If you’ve never worked with couscous before, I hope you will love it. Here’s a quick post about how to use couscous and a quick, easy recipe to use it. How to Use Couscous Couscous is not a whole grain. It is made with semolina flour, so you can think of it like teeny, tiny pasta. […]

April 15th

quick meals: sweet & sour tempeh

For those of you still looking for easy, awesome tempeh recipes, this might be the solution to all your searching! This recipe is simple, uses pantry staples, and comes together with a minimum of time and effort. The main ingredients are orange juice, flavored with some apple cider vinegar and soy sauce which thickens naturally, […]

March 7th

make a commitment to good eating all year with easy recipes

Sure, it’s February, so it’s not really ‘the new year’ anymore. But thinking about good habits and healthier eating only in the first month of the year leaves 11 months that we’re missing out on the opportunity to improve our daily food choices. In this short series of three posts we’re going to share simple, clean, […]

February 4th