Posts Tagged ‘lemon’

Soy Lemon Vinaigrette Ingredients: 1 teaspoon vegetable broth concentrate 2 tablespoons soy sauce 2 tablespoons rice wine vinegar 1/4 cup water 1/3 cup lemon juice 2 teaspoons sugar 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder 1/4 teaspoon mustard powder Salt to taste Instructions: Mix ingredients in a bowl until incorporated. Serve on a green salad. Enjoy!

kale salad


This salad is often found in natural food store deli cases at upwards of $7 a pound. In reality, it is a cheap, quick and easy recipe to make at home. The secret is massaging the kale (read more here) which breaks down the fibers and makes the otherwise tough veggie edible without cooking. Enjoy […]

I do love a well-crafted bloody mary. The sweetness of the tomato juice, the salty-sourness of the pickles, the tartness of the lemon and the spiciness of the hot sauce, combine to make a quenching, satisfying drink — with or without vodka. Often bloody marys are built with worcestershire sauce (which has anchovies in it). […]

Recently, I bought my first bottle of really nice olive oil. Not the kind that you splash in a hot pan to make sauce or sauté something. Rather, the kind that you gently drizzle over salads or vegetables, seasoned with little or nothing else, so that the complexity of the olive oil can shine through. […]

artichoke dip


‘Tis the season for appetizers! Here’s my attempt to develop another healthy and delicious appetizer. My mom’s family always has Artichoke Dip (you know the one: creamy, rich and awesome!) at their family gatherings. Don’t get me wrong — I love that stuff. But, I fear that more than a few of my extra pounds […]

I created this appetizer as a light, fresh, and savory start to Thanksgiving. The lemon and basil really make the rich beans pop, and the sweetness of the endive brings all the flavors together. Endive with Lemony Basil Cannellini Beans Ingredients: large endive leaves, separated, cleaned and dried 1 can of cannellini beans, drained 1 […]