Good Friday Meal for Two Good Friday is a special occasion, a holiday for some – or a simple meal for two. Easter weekend has become famous for deviled eggs, dyed Easter eggs, and Easter egg hunts – and if you grew up like I did from the South – vegetables and salads. At this time of the year, fresh fruit stands fill up with the sweetest fruit and wonderful green herbs and veggies. Organic. Nutritious. Healthy. Fresh out of the garden. Vegetables are filled with nutrients that you can easily combine into any meal. Green veggies may not tempt you the first thing whenRead More →

Make this Broccoli Apple Salad  Why broccoli? It’s nutritious. Why apples? You need a daily portion of fruit. Mix these two together, and add more delicious ingredients. What do you have? Incredibly happy taste buds and a recipe that’s perfect to include in a 21-Day Fix weekly meal plan.Read More →

Nutritional Summer Salad A chilled vegetable salad tastes more appetizing on triple-digit days more than vegetables cooked on the stove. Kidney beans and corn can be eaten out of the can. If possible, buy organic. If not, then drain the vegetables, and rinse the beans. The reason for rinsing them is that there could be something called “oligosaccharides” that may be in the liquid. This is a complex sugar, and it affects how a food is digested. One of the best articles I’ve read with tips to digest beans is http://nourishingdays.com. Kidney beans that are not cooked are toxic, but the canned ones are precooked.Read More →

Chopped Vegetable Salad for the Summer Preparing nutritious meals is made easier with access to an organic kitchen garden. Craving a Southwestern salad I saw, I made a trip to the grocery store and loaded up on organic vegetables. My home garden already had yielded many ripe Roma tomatoes and some corn. Growing corn in the garden has been one of the most rewarding things I’ve done because it’s the first time I’ve planted it. Not only that, I actually planted the seeds, and the corn grew. When checking the height of the stalks and looking inside them to see real cobs of corn, IRead More →