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How to Make a Salad That’s Not Boring

Let me ask you something. What do you think of when you hear the word salad? Lettuce? Lots and lots of lettuce. Skinny, unhappy people chomping on lettuce. Rabbit food. Dirt... OK, we get the picture. Whether you love salads or hate em, stick with me here... at the end of this post there's a… Continue reading How to Make a Salad That’s Not Boring

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The Trick to Making a Delicious Kale Salad

How do you really feel about kale? If you're making a bitter face after reading that sentence, I understand. The No. 1 complaint I hear about kale is that it's soooo bitter. And you're right. Eaten completely raw the stuff is absolutely disgusting. There, I said it. But when kale is properly prepared, that bitterness mellows… Continue reading The Trick to Making a Delicious Kale Salad

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Coconut Chicken Curry

Since getting back last week from India… I mean Austin… I think I’ve had curry four times. Why am I confusing Austin and India, you ask? That was my little joke during our long weekend visit with friends, because every day involved something Indian. We were there primarily to see my friend Lauren perform in… Continue reading Coconut Chicken Curry

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Chicken with Cauliflower Mash and Broccolini

I just got home from seeing Dr. Mark Hyman speak at the Dallas Performing Arts Center. If you dont know Dr. Hyman, he is a rock star in the health and nutrition world, leading the way for functional medicine and changing the way we all think about health, disease and medicine. Check him out. One… Continue reading Chicken with Cauliflower Mash and Broccolini

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Simple Slaw Salad with Salmon

Meet my new favorite meal for spring. This plate has so much good stuff going on I'm not even sure where to begin. You've got your omega-3s in the salmon, and an extra anti-inflammatory boost from covering the fish in curry powder. Pair that with a slaw of raw veggies in all their glory, pure and unwilted delivering enzymes, nutrients… Continue reading Simple Slaw Salad with Salmon

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Dinner for One: Sweet Potato with Kale and Avocado

This is one of my favorite simple meals that I tend to make when I'm just cooking for myself. It's super low maintenance (read: one pan) but has tons of flavor and is totally satisfying. It's just simple ingredients that are easy to cook and happen to combine quite well together. By adding extras like garlic and lemon too,… Continue reading Dinner for One: Sweet Potato with Kale and Avocado

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St. Patrick’s Day Spinach Pesto Pasta

I watched maybe four episodes of "Chopped" last night. It may have been a bit much... because when I just went to the kitchen to make dinner, I created my own little mystery basket. Except instead of exotic or ridiculous ingredients, mine were things in the fridge that are about to go bad... I had… Continue reading St. Patrick’s Day Spinach Pesto Pasta

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Greens + Onions + Mushrooms

Last weekend Dr. Joel Fuhrman gave us this as a cancer fighting super combo: greens + onions + mushrooms. For the green part of the equation, cruciferous vegetables, like broccoli, kale, Brussel sprouts and cabbage, are particularly beneficial. The phytochemicals in cruciferous vegetables keep toxins from doing the kind of damage to our DNA that… Continue reading Greens + Onions + Mushrooms