Nutty Quinoa and Kidney Bean Salad

Ingredients:  ½ cup quinoa ¼ cup kidney beans, drained 6-8 almonds, chopped or crushed  ¼ bell pepper, chopped ¼ red onion, chopped 6 olives, pitted and chopped  4 small cherry tomatoes, halved  Small handful cilantro, chopped 1 Tbsp. olive oil  1 Tbsp. apple cider vinegar or lemon juice  Salt and pepper Directions: 1.) In a […]

Southwestern Steak Salad

Ingredients: Steak ¼ pound flank steak  1 garlic clove, minced 1 teaspoon coconut oil  ½ teaspoon salt  ¼ teaspoon chili powder Pinch of ground cumin Salad 1 cup romaine lettuce, chopped  ½ cup thinly sliced raw red bell pepper 1 Tbsp. cilantro leaves  1 Tbsp. pickled jalapenos, chopped (optional) Zesty Lime Dressing  ½ lime, zested […]

Three-Bean Salad

Ingredients: ¼ can cut green beans, drained  ¼ can kidney beans, drained ¼ can garbanzo beans, drained  ½ small onion, chopped  2 Tbsp. white vinegar  1 Tbsp. olive oil  1 Tbsp. powdered stevia (optional)  Salt and pepper to taste Directions: 1.) In a large mixing bowl, combine the three bean and the onions and mix […]

Cold Fish Salad

Ingredients:  1 Tbsp. water or organic chicken broth  Juice of 1 lime  ¼ pound wild haddock fillet  ¼ cup onion, chopped  1 Tbsp. fresh or pickled jalapenos, chopped  ½ cup tomato, chopped  1 Tbsp. dried or fresh parsley  2 cups mustard greens, cooked Directions: 1.) Heat broth in skillet on medium-high heat. 2.) Place fish […]

Tuna and Artichoke Wraps

Ingredients:  ½ 15-ounce jar artichoke hearts in water, drained  ½ cup pitted green olives  1 5-ounce cans chunk light tuna in water, well drained  1 teaspoon capers, rinsed to remove excess salt  1 teaspoon extra-virgin olive oil Juice and zest of ½ small lemon  Salt, to taste  ½ avocado, sliced Romaine leaves for wraps Directions: […]

The Antiaging Smoothie

Ingredients: ¼ cup blackberries ¼ cup raspberries  ½ cup blueberries ½ cup strawberries ½ cup coconut water  2 tsp. chia seeds (these are great) 1 serving protein powder (this one is great) Directions: 1.) Combine all of the in a Vitamix 5200 Pro and blend until smooth.

Turkey and Spinach Salad

Ingredients: 1 Tbsp. organic chicken broth or water 1 garlic clove, minced  ¼ cup onion, diced  ½ mushrooms, sliced  ½ cup tomato, diced  4 ounces turkey breast  1 cup spinach Directions: 1.) Sauté garlic and onion in broth over medium-high heat in a skilley until transparent and soft. 2.) Add mushrooms, tomato, and turkey, making […]

Garlic Chicken Salad

Ingredients:  1 chicken breast  1 garlic clove, minced  1 Tbsp. olive oil 2 cups spinach 1 cucumber, sliced  1 small tomato, chopped  Salt and pepper, to taste Directions: 1.) Heat a medium skillet over medium-high heat. Pound the chicken breast using a meat tenderizer, or slice your chicken breast in half to speed up the […]