I grew up in Tennessee, and as such, reveled in the traditional Southern diet – rich, delectable, and not always so healthy. After years of enjoying foods bathed in butter and cream, I couldn’t imagine a diet outside these confines. The prevailing thought was that food couldn’t possibly taste good if fat and sugar weren’t involved. It wasn’t until I adventured beyond these “necessary” ingredients that I discovered a whole new world of wonderful flavors – and ironically, ones ... Continue Reading
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This red salmon is one of our new favorites – it’s simple, beautiful, and absolutely delicious.
I've been focused on trying to come up with new and exciting meals for my family. With the food prices going up, I have had to be creative with my recipes, while at the same time providing healthy, real (not processed) meals. This red salmon is one of our new favorites - it's simple, beautiful, and absolutely delicious. Ingredients: 1 can of Red Salmon (wild caught) 2 cups organic basmati rice 2 pounds of organic carrots 1 lemon 2 cloves of fresh garlic. (fresh garlic is so ... Continue Reading
Check out this tasty Salade Niçoise recipe for your Labor Day Picnic.
Labor Day often marks the end of summer for most of us, but for me, it also represents a time of year when I can get back to organized living and on a school schedule. When my kids go back to school I often automatically refresh my eating habits and include healthy fall options. In celebration of our end of summer special holiday, I've taken inspiration from the Mediterranean Diet, which, like me, aims to bring joy back to healthy eating. Based on the dietary traditions of Crete, Greece, and ... Continue Reading