Fall Kale Salad

Ingredients: 4 cups of Tuscan Kale; de-stemmed and chopped 2- 3 cups of shredded Brussels Sprouts 1/4 of a red onion; sliced thinly 1 1/2 cup roasted beets; chopped 1/2 cup parsley; chopped 1-2 cups of candied pecans or walnuts (homemade or store bought… I got my pecans from Trader Joe’s) 1/2 cup slivered almond…

Chinese Chicken Salad

Note: you can make this in a big batch or just for one.  For this recipe I made one portion for lunch.  Just eye-ball it to make it bigger.  There is no science to salad. Ingredients 1/2 cup of iceberg lettuce; shredded 1/2 cup of cabbage; shredded (any color works) 1/4 cup tomatoes; diced 1/4…

Lima Bean Salad

Ingredients 1 bag of frozen lima beans 1/2 cup of chopped mint (loosely packed) 1/4 cup of pecorino romano cheese; shredded Salt & Pepper 2 tbsp olive oil   Beans: In a medium-sized pot, bring about 2 cups of water to a boil. Once the water is boiling, pour in the bag of frozen lima…

Fennel, Avocado & Orange Salad

Ingredients: 2 avocados; diced 2-3 oranges (OR 2 oranges, 1 grapefruit); supremed 1 fennel bulb; diced 3 tbsp orange juice (from the above oranges) 2 tbsp olive oil Salt & Pepper   In your serving bowl, layer the chopped fennel and avocado. Supreme your oranges OVER the fennel and avocado, letting the juices fall into…

Pickled Onions

Pickled onions are good on literally anything- tacos, eggs, sandwiches, literally anything.  Recently, I have been going through an “I am going to pickle everything myself” phase and this is what I came up with to pickle onions. Ingredients 1 red onion; sliced 1/2 tsp salt 1/2 tsp white sugar 3 cloves of garlic; peeled 3/4…

Fennel & Crispy Chickpea Salad

This salad is green, crunchy and super satisfying- for those days when you just need something quick and healthy.  (Would be delicious topped with steak or salmon too!) Ingredients(For one meal-sized serving of salad)2 cup of romaine lettuces; finely chopped2 can chickpeas; drained1 cup of fennel; choppedSalt & pepper1 tbsp of garlic salt2 tbsp olive…