• Watermelon, Arugula, Rosemary and Feta Salad

    Watermelon, Arugula, Rosemary and Feta Salad

    It’s hot here in New Jersey for this Labor Day weekend and you want to enjoy the last days of summer at the pool or at the beach or simply surrounded by good friends and family. You may have been invited to a party or have people at your home. You want to prepare or …

  • Omega-3 Packed Purslane & Orange Salad with Lemony Pepper

    Omega-3 Packed Purslane & Orange Salad with Lemony Pepper

    Purslane may be the coolest vegetable that hasn’t made its way into your salad bowl yet. It is not easy to find, so don’t be discouraged if you can’t find it right away. I came across it last summer at my farmers’ market in Montgomery, NJ. Michael Pollan, in his book “In Defense of Food” …

  • Veronique’s Fresh Corn and Umeboshi Salad

    Veronique’s Fresh Corn and Umeboshi Salad

    I was looking for a new way to accommodate fresh corn when I read that umeboshi paste is delicious smothered on grilled corn on the cob instead of butter and salt. I became intrigued, bought it and decided to experiment with it. Let me warn you, not everybody will like it! The ume plum comes …

  • Green Apple, Fennel & Kohlrabi Salad

    Green Apple, Fennel & Kohlrabi Salad

    This delicious salad was created based on an existing recipe but with some serious twists. It requires a mandoline or slicer. The mandoline is crucial to get the apple, fennel and kohlrabi sliced perfectly and evenly. You can be creative and add spiralized carrots for color. You can also use a celery root or celeriac …

  • Raw Salmon, Avocado & Celery Salad

    Raw Salmon, Avocado & Celery Salad

    For my birthday this weekend, my wonderful friend and sister-in-law Ann created this healthy Omega-3 and unsaturated fat packed salad. This raw salmon, celery and avocado salad is ooh so yummy! I loved it so much that I had to share her recipe immediately! She served it as a starter. You have to like raw …

  • Cook a Bone Broth and Enjoy Multiple Health Benefits

    Cook a Bone Broth and Enjoy Multiple Health Benefits

    To cook a bone broth you can use beef, veal, bison or lamb bones and chicken carcasses. It is important to use bones from healthy, grass fed, organic animals. There can be meat still attached to the bones, it will add taste to the soup. I am sharing my grandmother’s very simple recipe with you …