Kale, Corn Salad with Sweet Miso Tahini Dressing

Note: hadn't added the hemp seeds yet

I have made a big batch of this salad at least once a week for the past month and a half. It is that good. The dressing is addictive, but healthy, and the ingredients in this salad are detoxifying, colorful, and hearty. It has been my go-to on “hungry” days, or just when I feel […]

Sweet Potato Almond and Coconut Breakfast Patties


St. Patty’s day might be over but the Recipe Redux team is celebrating the ‘patty’ in this month’s recipe challenge. The goal was to make a healthier patty and I originally thought that I was going to try to come up with a veggie burger but I had both an sweet potato and an apple […]

What does organic mean?


Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) is an amazing organization that produces my favorite nutrition publication, “Nutrition Action”. This graphic comes from these guys an is one of clearest ways that I’ve seen the organic label untangled. The one thing that I will add is that it would be nice if the organic label […]

Honey Ginger Lime Soda


February’s Recipe Redux challenge was to create a healthier beverage. So, I tried to think about some of the most unhealthy beverages I know and soda jumped to mind first. With loads of high fructose corn syrup or artificial sweeteners, chemicals and artificial colors, soda is not a healthy option. However, it can be healthier […]

Roasted Grapes + Goat Cheese Bites

roasted grapes

Have you ever roasted grapes before? I had never considered it myself until I started to see this trend appear in recipes from my favorite bloggers and in a dish I ate at a nice restaurant last week. Honestly, I thought that these grapes were “candied” in some way -that’s how sweet they are! The […]

Baked Halibut with Mango Salsa and Cabbage Slaw


This recipe was inspired by the most passionate fish butcher that I’ve ever encountered. This guy was so knowledgeable about sustainability practices, the factors that contributed to the pricing of the fish that day, taste, flavor, and preparation. I was grateful there wasn’t a line because I picked his brain for a good 20 minutes. […]

Fats 101


You NEED fat in your diet. Every body cell contains some form of lipid (fat), and they play a critical role in the body’s function. They store energy, contribute to the structure of cell walls, protect your organs, keep you warm, and perhaps most importantly, fat stores and deliver the fat-soluble vitamins A, D, E, […]

DIY Chalkboard Labels for Food Storage Containers

DIY Chalkboard Labels

I love storage containers. I know that is a weird thing to love but I really have a thing for glass containers (no leaching of plasticizers or other chemicals) in all shapes and sizes. They are a decoration all on their own sometimes but fill them with colorful dry ingredients and you have yourself functional […]