Smoky Avocado Egg Salad

The ketogenic diet relies on dietary fats as a fuel source rather than glucose, thereby requiring a higher intake of fats (though low amounts of carbohydrates are acceptable). However, not all fats are created equally. Focus on healthy fat sources including avocados, wild caught cold water fish, eggs (in moderation), walnuts, hemp seeds, pumpkin seeds, [...]

Tabouleh Salad

Tabouleh salad has been a staple of the Mediterranean diet for centuries. It earns high marks in both flavor and nutrition, each spoonful providing a host of anti-inflammatory and antioxidant benefits! It's quite simple to make and it’s not an exact science - depending on your taste buds you can add or subtract the measurements of [...]

Seaweed Salad

The body makes the thyroid hormones T3 & T4 by converting iodine that comes from the foods we eat. Therefore, adequate intake of iodine is essential for proper functioning of the thyroid gland. The recommended daily intake of iodine is 150 micrograms/day. Apart from using iodized table salt, some of the best dietary sources of [...]

Spinach Salad with Pomegranate-Glazed Walnuts

This Spinach Salad with Pomegranate Glazed Walnuts can be a wonderful and healthy addition to your weekday table or holiday spread! Spinach is low in saturated fat and cholesterol, and a great source of dietary fiber. Walnuts provide 2.5 grams of Alpha Linolenic Acid (ALA) per 1 ounce serving, the highest source of Omega-3 fats [...]

Roasted Beet, Orange, and Avocado Salad

Beets get their rich, beautiful color from pigments called betalains, which have been shown to reduce inflammation, protect against cancer and also aid in the prevention of heart disease. By combining the beets with diced avocado and chunks of your favorite type of orange you add healthy, monounsaturated fats and Vitamin C. This a healthy [...]

Japanese Sunshine Salad

The ingredients in this Sunshine Salad are perfectly paired to maximize health benefits. Combining greens with foods that contain ascorbic acid helps your body absorb iron, and adding healthy fats (like avocados) helps the body absorb carotenoids (a type of phytonutrient found in colorful vegetables with anti-oxidant properties) that fight free radicals. A simply delicious [...]

Cool Beet Salad

Besides being delicious and beautiful, beets are an excellent source of phytonutrients called betalains, which provide antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and detoxification support. To preserve the maximum nutritional benefits of betalains, be careful about limiting their cooking time: Boil beets for 20 minutes or less, and keep roasting times to under an hour. Serves 6 Ingredients: 1 [...]

Warm, White Bean Salad

This is tasty, warm comfort food – without the calories! The cannellini beans used in this dish are high in fiber, which helps lower cholesterol, and they are a great source of iron and folate, which supports red blood-cell formation and promotes healthy blood circulation. And, because this meal is loaded with protein and fresh [...]