Category Archives: Salads/Sides

Fuyu Persimmon and Pomegranate Mixed Greens with Candied-Spiced Pecans

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Makes 8 servings 1 pomegranate 2 small or 1 large Fuyu persimmon 1/2cup pecan or walnut pieces 1/4 cup maple syrup 1/2-1 tsp cayenne Pinch sea salt 1/2 pound mixed baby salad greens About 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil or nut oil 1 lemon 3 ounces or about ¼ cup crumbled goat cheese — Preheat […]

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Skin-Glow Sulfur Salad

Serves 4 1 cup Arugula 1 cup Watercress 4 leaves Lacinto Kale 1 cup sliced Celery __ Dressing:  3 medium tomatoes 1 medium cucumber ½ cup water 1 tablespoon rosemary, chopped 1 tablespoon thyme 12 kalamata olives 2 tablespoons olive juice 1 clove garlic Blend all together, add to salad. ©Eating for Beauty, David Wolfe

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Healing Heart Hummus

2 cans cooked garbanzo beans rinsed-or-1cup dry garbanzo beans, soaked and cooked ¼ cup lemon juice ¼ cup veggie stock ¼ cup flax oil or extra virgin olive oil 2 tablespoons Tahini 1 clove raw garlic 1 tsp sea salt Pinch cumin   In a food processor, blend ingredients, incorporating slowly so the consistency is […]

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Garden to Table Quinoa

½ cup Quinoa + 1 cup water 1 bunch green asparagus, trimmed and cut into 2 inch pieces 3 cups Lacinto “Dino” Kale, chopped 1 tablespoon Refined Coconut Oil ½ cup chopped sundried tomatoes ¼ cup chopped kalamata olives 1 bunch fresh basil, leaves picked from stem 1 tablespoon chia seeds (*For added absorbability, blend […]

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Beet and Walnut Salad

1 small bunch beets 1/4 cup red wine vinegar 1/4 cup chopped apple 1/4 cup chopped celery 3 tablespoons balsamic vinegar 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 tablespoon water 8 cups fresh salad greens Freshly ground pepper 3 tablespoons chopped walnuts 1/4 cup Gorgonzola cheese, crumbled (leave out for vegan) Med-click-low beets in 3 qt. saucepan […]

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Wild Asparagus and Mushroom Rice

2 cups wild rice mix ½ white onion 4 cups chicken stock 3 cloves garlic 1 bunch fresh asparagus 1 Tsp dried sage 1 cup crimini mushrooms S&P   Sauté chopped onion (#2) and garlic (#1) in pre-heated 3 quart with 2 Tbl olive oil. Add rice and brown, 5-7 minutes. Add stock and cook […]

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Mediterranean Salad

Serves 4 Cucumbers, tomatoes, avocados and onion with just a hint of lime. A perfect salad that will last several days in your fridge! 1 cucumber, medium dice 2 plum tomatoes, small dice 1 avocado, small dice ½ small red onion, thin slice juice of 1 medium lime, about 2 tablespoons 1 tablespoon olive oil […]

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Rainbow Quinoa Pilaf

Serves 4 -Simple prep, full of flavor, our quinoa pilaf works well as a side dish or salad for your next- dinner. 1 cup Quinoa, rinsed 2 cups Water 1 Bell Pepper, diced ½ Red onion, diced 2 Ribs Celery, diced 1 medium yellow squash, grated 1 medium carrot, grated ½ cup Red Wine Vinegar […]

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Chilled Avocado Cucumber Soup

Serves 4 -Enjoy this soup in minutes for a refreshing Summer cool down-  2 Medium Hass Avocados 1 Medium Cucumber, skin removed Juice from 1 lime ½ tsp sea salt Directions: Remove avocado from shell and discard pit. Remove skin from cucumber Blend ingredients Serve with cilantro and red onion

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Sweet and Savory Raw Kale Salad

1 bunch Kale, rinsed and deribbed, and cut into bite size pieces Juice from 2 lemons 1 tablespoon avocado oil 2 tablespoons dried cranberries 1 sweet potato, diced ½ cup champagne vinegar Red onion, thin slice   *Toss and rub kale with lemon juice and let stand for 30mins-2 hours. *In a small skillet, heat […]

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