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  • Easy Massaged Kale Salad

    September 6th, 2016 by Audrey Weidman


    I know when I first started eating kale, I didn’t think I would like it.  The texture was “scratchy” and the flavor was “meh”.  But as with most new foods, it can take a few tries before you acquire a taste for it.  Since [...] Read More

  • Roasted Zucchini and Chickpea Ratatouille

    August 28th, 2016 by Audrey Weidman

    This is a great simple vegan dish that will satisfy even the fussiest eater.  You won’t miss the meat and you will get all the benefits of healthy fresh veggies.


    2 medium zucchini, about 1-1/4 pounds, quartered lengthwise and cut into 1/2-inch pieces 1 large red pepper, [...] Read More
  • Bounty From the Garden – Ratatouille

    August 27th, 2016 by Audrey Weidman

    It’s hard not to feel abundant toward the end of summer, when all the vegetables are coming in and when the produce at the farmer’s market is amazingly fresh, and beautiful.  I love ratatouille, because it is a recipe that uses so much of what [...] Read More

  • The Perfect Lemon Pepper Baked Salmon

    August 8th, 2016 by Audrey Weidman

    Whenever wild caught salmon is available for $10/pound or less, I make this.  It’s so easy, quick and everyone loves it.   I  try to stay away from farmed raised salmon and you can check out reasons why here.

    Even though wild caught salmon may seem expensive, [...] Read More

  • Ginger Detox Water – The Benefits and How To Make It

    August 4th, 2016 by Audrey Weidman

    Ginger is a super anti-inflammatory and drinking ginger detox water is a great way to get more of it into your system easily.

    Combat Nausea

    Ginger is often used to treat nausea – from motion sickness, chemotherapy treatment,  to morning sickness, or any time you are just not feeling [...] Read More

  • Basic Recipe For Overnight Oats & My Favorite Variation

    August 2nd, 2016 by Audrey Weidman

    If you haven’t tried overnight oats yet, it’s time.  It’s one of those “is-this-really-healthy?” recipes made with all real, whole foods but tastes like a treat.  And when the weather is hot, this is a nice alternative to a warm bowl of oatmeal.

    It’s a super [...] Read More

  • Chickpea Edamame Salad

    July 29th, 2016 by Audrey Weidman

    Chickpea Edamame Salad is super easy and satisfying.  Enjoy this by itself as a main meal or as a side salad.  Most of us have these ingredients on hand – except for the edamame.  You can find shelled edamame at a Trader Joes, Whole Foods, or [...] Read More

  • Yummy Greek Yogurt Fruit and Nut Parfaits

    July 28th, 2016 by Audrey Weidman

    Greek yogurt is very popular these days – and with good reason.  It is packed with protein, probiotics, and a good amount of minerals including calcium and potassium.

    If you weren’t a fan of regular yogurt, Greek yogurt has a thicker, creamier texture because more whey is separated [...] Read More

  • When it comes to eating healthy, there are a couple of reasons you might not stick with it: 1)  You focus too much on what you need to eliminate from your diet (deprivation mindset) instead of what you get to add in (healthy whole foods are delicious!), and/or 2)  You don’t [...] Read More

  • Basic Chia Seed Pudding With Flavor Variations

    July 19th, 2016 by Audrey Weidman

    This is my super easy, fun go-to food when I want a quick breakfast, snack or dessert.  If you’re not familiar with chia, it is the same Ch-Ch-Ch Chia of chia pet fame.    But chia was legendary long before then.

    Chia means “strength” in the Mayan [...] Read More