Posts Tagged "recipe"

Roasted Garlic Edamame

Posted by on Apr 5, 2016 in Free Healthy Recipes | 0 comments

Roasted Garlic Edamame

These edamame pods are great as an appetizer, snack or side dish. They are crunchy, flavorful and fun to eat. Substitute a serving of these when you need a snack and you'll never crave potato chips again!

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Edamame Chickpea Salad

Posted by on Apr 5, 2016 in Free Healthy Recipes | 0 comments

Edamame Chickpea Salad

This is a quick salad to assemble that makes a refreshing side dish to any meal.

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Upgrade Your Easter Basket and Meal

Posted by on Mar 25, 2016 in The Nutrition Key with BRG | 0 comments

Upgrade Your Easter Basket and Meal

Some claim that the word Easter is derived from Eostre, a pagan goddess of spring and fertility. So how did chocolate, dyed eggs and giant bunnies become such a large part of the celebration? Over the centuries various folk tales and pagan traditions sparked Easter eggs, bunnies, baskets and a slew of candy as tradition for this special holiday. It’s hard to avoid “temptation” when you are surrounded by all the chocolate, jelly beans and baked goods that come out around this time of...

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March Monthly Morsels

Posted by on Mar 1, 2016 in The Nutrition Key with BRG | 0 comments

March Monthly Morsels

The Superfood, Spinach It seems that your mother may have been on to something when she told you to “eat your spinach” for dinner! Spinach is bursting with healthful properties including being an excellent source of a slew of vitamins and minerals. This delicate green is high in antioxidants, phytonutrients, vitamin K, vitamin A, iron, folate, potassium, magnesium, manganese, calcium, fiber, and the list goes on and on.   Spinach has a very high phytonutrient content with dozens of...

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Wilted Spinach Salad with Strawberries, Dates and Macadamia Nuts

Posted by on Mar 1, 2016 in Free Healthy Recipes | 0 comments

Wilted Spinach Salad with Strawberries, Dates and Macadamia Nuts

If you have been following my recipe posts for a while, you probably figured out by now that I love balancing different flavors and textures to blend together into one harmonious dish. This spinach salad is true to that theme. The sweetness of the dates and the strawberries blend beautifully with the slight bitterness of the spinach and the saltiness of the nuts. Because the dressing is warm when poured over the spinach, it slightly wilts the leaves, taking away their slightly raw and bitter taste. All the while keeping it fresh and crunchy with all of the nutrients intact.

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