Avocado Wasabi Salad

Nutrient-packed Avocado Wasabi Salad

I believe I posted this recipe a few years ago and it is so good it is worth reposting.  I used to follow the blog VeganYumYum but the author hasn’t posted in a while.  However, I often return to this recipe, posted in January of 2010.  It is chock-full of nutrients – fiber, folate, vitamin […]

Curried Cauliflower Soup

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I was perusing the television the other afternoon and came across the Dr. Oz show.  I am not a follower of Dr. Oz, but I was intrigued because he had on Dr. Andrew Weil making some anti-inflammatory recipes.  If you haven’t heard of Dr. Weil you’ve probably been living under a rock for the past […]

Bulgur Salad with Chickpeas, Feta & Mint

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Here is a simple, clean, and flavorful side-dish that stands alone as a main dish or pairs wonderfully with grilled fish.  It makes a fantastic leftover for a quick and easy lunch. Bulgur contains more insoluble fiber per serving than any whole grain: 8.6 grams in 1 cup cooked (150 calories)!  Insoluble fiber is key […]

Sauteed Zucchini with Divina Roasted Tomatoes

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This summer has been crazy busy.  I thought the school year I was pressed for time – but this summer makes the rest of the year look relaxing.  So when I had to whip together a quick meal last night I had to reach for whatever I had stocked in my fridge.  This dish turned […]

Eat Like a Mediterranean, Day 7

Chickpea basmati rice and kale salad

I hope you’ve been able to try the “Eat Like a Mediterranean” challenges from days 1-6 that I’ve provided so far.  Today, challenge yourself to eat more dried beans or lentils – legumes/pulses that provide a healthy dose of phytonutrients, dietary fiber, plant protein, and are naturally low in saturated fat and void of trans […]