This summer, with temperatures reaching well into the 90's and humidity levels above 60 percent, staying well hydrated is important for everyone, especially when exercising. I have been trying my best to find the perfect re- fueling beverage for my post run recovery drink. Consuming enough water is most important but replacing lost electrolytes and getting the right balance can be a challenge for some. Too much sugar or sodium can cause some runners to cramp up so I look for beverages with low sugar content but ones that contain essen...

May 18, 2016

Ingredients: 
• 3 green onions, roughly chopped 
• 1/2 avocado, peeled and pitted 
• 1/2 cup orange juice 
• 1/8 teaspoon sea salt 
• 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper 
• 3 ounces spring greens or mesclun mix 
• 1 cup sliced fresh strawberries 
• 1/2 pound asparagus 
• 1 cup chickpeas, rinsed and drained 
• 1/2 cup pistachio nuts, shelled

Directions: 
• Puree green onions, avocado, juice, salt and pepper in a blender or food processor until smooth to make a dressing. In a large bowl, toss greens, strawberries, asparagus, chickpeas and p...

July 30, 2015

Here is one of my favorite summer recipes: Flash Baked Kale Salad. It's great as a light meal or side dish to serve with grilled fish and vegetables.

 

Ingredients ( serves 5):

 

5 cups of organic kale, rinsed

1 cup of raw organic white corn

1/2 cup of red onion cut into very thin slices

1 cup of sliced cherry tomatoes

Olive oil ( to taste)

2 tbsp of squeezed lemon juice

 

Directions:

 

Pre heat oven to 375 degrees (F). Lightly spray the kale with olive oil and bake on a cookie sheet for 3 minutes. Heat the raw corn in a skillet for...

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