Posts Tagged ‘lemons’

Sauteed Rosemary Beets – Easy Way to Prepare a Superfood

Sauteed Rosemary Beets

Rosemary beets (beets in particular) are high in fiber, vitamin C, potassium, and manganese. This healthy side dish keeps it simple with some fresh herbs and lemon juice. One cup (136 grams) of boiled beets (beetroot) contains fewer than 60 calories, while 3/4 cup (100 grams) of raw beets boasts the following nutrients: Calories: 43 Water: 88%…

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Greek Lemon Oregano Kebabs – Antibacterial Compounds

Lemon Oregano Kebabs

This simple Lemon Oregano Kebabs marinade imparts a delicious flavor to pork or chicken. Fresh oregano is loaded with antibacterial, antioxidant, and anti-inflammatory compounds. It is used extensively in Mediterranean cuisine. We are giving it a Greek flare with the addition of heart-healthy garlic and olive oil as well as some antioxidant boosting lemon. Greek…

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Lemony Kale and Quinoa – A Flavor-Packed Dish

Lemony Kale and Quinoa

This delicious Lemony Kale and Quinoa flavor-packed dish are 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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Shredded Carrot Salad – A Twist On The Traditional

shredded carrot salad

This Shredded Carrot Salad recipe is a fresh twist on the traditional Carrot and Raisin Salad. This super simple salad can be mixed up to make several different variations. Use raisins or dried cranberries; pineapple or apples; sour cream, yogurt, or mayonnaise. Combine it with shredded carrots and pecans for a delicious side salad. It’s…

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Gluten Free Lemon Zucchini Bread – High Nutritional Value

gluten free lemon zucchini bread

Zucchini Bread made with Zucchini, and other summer squashes are great in baked goods because you get the added nutrition, but you don’t have an overpowering taste. I love to make this with yellow summer squash because it adds a nice (all-natural) yellow hue to the bread. Zucchini will work too, but your bread will…

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Citrus Salsa – A Bright Alternative To Tomato Salsa

Citrus Salsa

Citrus Salsa is a bright alternative to tomato salsa easy to prepare and will give you a healthy dose of vitamin C with your tortilla chips or tacos (or put it on some grilled chicken or fish, mmmm!). Amounts are approximate, adjust it to your taste. You can also use bell pepper for a very…

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Blood Orange Grapefruit Lemon Ginger Morning Boost Juice

morning boost juice

Do you need a morning boost juice? This one is from Carmen Micheli, our food and wine writer in residence. Having a hard time getting your day started?  If that is the case, then try this juice recipe for a quick pick me up with excellent anti-inflammatory and antioxidant benefits. To begin with, ginger root…

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Kohlrabi Apple Slaw Simple and Healthy

kohlrabi apple slaw

This Kohlrabi Apple Slaw is a simple and healthy side dish. Especially relevant is, kohlrabi is a good source of Thiamin, Folate, Magnesium, and Phosphorus. And its also a very good source of Dietary Fiber, Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, Potassium, Copper, and Manganese. Pair it with sweet apples (such as red delicious, gala, or honey crisp).…

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Basic Green Juice – But Easy to Love and Make

green citrus juice

Here is your most basic green juice recipe. Goof around with the ingredients and quantities until you get it JUST how you like it. Kale hales from the cruciferous family tree and is loaded with many different vitamins and minerals. When juicing kale, you tap into its many benefits, including doses of calcium, iron, important vitamins.…

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Apple Radish Fennel Salad – Greens Optional

apple radish fennel

Check out our tasty Apple Radish Fennel Salad. Does salad have to include greens? Nay, nay! Just slice some seasonal, raw vegetables, toss with a simple dressing, and you’ve got it! This one pairs apple radish fennel for a wonderful flavor combo. Apple Radish Fennel Ingredients: ¼ cup Olive Oil 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice Organic fennel bulb Crisp…

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