Greens n’ Grains Salad with Creamy Garlic Dressing/Dip

Greens n’ Grains Salad with Creamy Garlic Dressing/Dip

Sometimes, it’s nice to have a thick, creamy dressing on a salad. It’s a bonus when that same dressing can be used as a dip. A double bonus? This recipe is super healthy, oil-free and dairy free! Try the dressing/dip for this salad recipe and tweak it a bit to make it precisely to your liking. [...]

Quinoa + Water = Bread!

I’m so excited by my most recent discovery! Quinoa bread.  One of the issues I have with most breads today is that they’re filled with a bunch of things our body doesn’t need. Bad things too. Here’s a sampling of less-than-ideal ingredients from the Country Harvest-Ancient Grains brand, which I would say appears to be [...]

Get the Goodness In

I love avocado. REALLY love it! It seems to be pretty popular, whether sliced on a sandwich, mashed and spread onto toast or mixed into a fine guacamole. It’s tasty, especially with a touch of lime juice and sea salt, but its most prevalent feature is its creamy, dreamy texture. The high fat content gives [...]

1, 2, 3… Salad Dressing!

Recently for lunch, I made a quick salad and a homemade dressing. Making your own salad dressing is probably easy for most people (blend oil, some kind of vinegar and add some spices) but making a healthier version can be trickier if you don’t know what to do. Here are my rules/steps to make your own, oil-free dressing, which is low in [...]

Go Brown, for all your Rice

To me, the best kind of rice to always have in your kitchen is brown. Long grain brown rice. Short grain brown rice. Basmati brown rice. Why? Brown rice is a whole food, a whole grain. White rice, however, has most of its nutrients stripped away HealthyHabit Make a batch of brown rice on the [...]

Mrs. Dash – a kitchen must

Find "kitchen musts" on the SHOP page. I use Mrs. Dash, Original by adding it to soups, and rice and beans/veggies and other dishes while cooking. It also brings some life to dressings and sauces. It has NO salt, which is a bonus because you can have all the flavors without the salt. Of course, [...]