Posts by Audrey Humaciu

Lemony Kale and Quinoa – A Flavor-Packed Dish

Lemony Kale and Quinoa

This delicious Lemony Kale and Quinoa flavor-packed dish is ready in under 30 minutes. It packs quite the heart-healthy punch with the vitamin-rich kale and lemon combined with the good fats in the quinoa, nuts and olive oil. Lacinato (Tuscan) kale is a bit easier to use in this recipe because of its long flat…

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Stir Fried Sesame Tatsoi – A Mild Asian Green

Stir Fried Sesame Tatsoi

Tatsoi is similar to Bok Choi, a mild Asian green. Unlike greens like kale and collard greens, the center stem softens as it cooks and does not need to be removed. This green is packed with a ton of nutrients, including carotenoids, vitamin C, folate, calcium, and potassium.  Other names are spinach mustard, spoon mustard, rosette bok…

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Carrot Kohlrabi Soup – Perfect For Cold Winter Nights

Carrot Kohlrabi Soup

This Carrot Kohlrabi Soup is a healthy vegetarian soup perfect for cold winter nights. Cooking the vegetables in the olive oil for 7-8 minutes before adding the broth helps roast the vegetables bringing out their sweetness. Save the fennel stalks for another recipe (like homemade stock), use the white part in the soup and top…

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Persimmon Smoothie Bowl – Delicious Breakfast or Dessert

Persimmon Smoothie Bowl

Making a Persimmon Smoothie is EASY! Frozen persimmons are delicious by themselves, just freeze when ripe, cut off the top and scoop out the fruit like ice cream. I added a little bit of extra goodness for a delicious breakfast or dessert. If you’d rather drink your smoothie, just pour it into a glass to…

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Hasselback Turnips – Less Carbs and Calories Than Potatoes.

Hasselback Turnips

Why save the Hasselback technique for just potatoes when you can have Hasselback turnips? It works deliciously with other organic root vegetables such as rutabagas as well. And if you are counting carbs or calories, these vegetables have less than potatoes. Turnips are high in vitamin C. The leaves (“turnip greens”) are an excellent source…

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Herb and Garlic Spaghetti Squash

Herb and Garlic Spaghetti Squash

This simple preparation of herb and garlic spaghetti squash is delicious as a side dish on its own, or toss it in a green salad for added flavor and texture. Spaghetti squash is nutritionally better to white pasta, which doesn’t contain much nutritional content or vitamins. Spaghetti squash contains vitamin A and vitamin C, which…

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Shrimp and Avocado Salad

Shrimp and Avocado Salad

This easy shrimp and avocado salad makes a fun presentation on top of the avocado halves, or you can just slice up the avocado and add it to the shrimp and serve on lettuce. Avocados are incredibly nutrient dense with over 20 vitamins in minerals packed inside that lovely green skin. This looks best with small shrimp, for this…

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