Side Dishes Archive

Vegan Mushroom Wild Rice

Vegan Mushroom Wild Rice  Inspired from   Rice sound kinda ho-hum to you? Not this rice. In fact, wild rice is rumored to not actually be rice at all! (Or even a grain for that matter.) That’s right – wild rice is actually a seed. And as a seed, it contains higher protein and […]

Golden “Gut” Healer Smoothie

Golden Gut Healer Smoothie by, Erin Urton Yoga and wellness expert, Erin Urton, shares her craft: a divine and decadent smoothie creative. Slurp your way towards vitality and with these anything-but-ordinary, power packed blender concoctions. Feeling stressed, busy beyond belief, with no time or motivation to eat properly? Stop, take a deep breath and drink […]

10 Reasons You’re Always Cold

10 Reasons You’re Always Cold & 4 Easy Ways To Re-Stoke Your Fire Brrr! It’s January,  and dare I say, it’s unbelievably cold outside? Each day on my walk to work, I can’t help but notice at least a handful of what I refer to as ‘true Bostonians’ walking down the street–these women holding a […]

Healthy Eating 101 for Kids

Eating healthy should never be about deprivation or “dieting.”  By beginning at a young age, you can teach your children how to love nutritious, healthy food that will provide them with the nutrient-dense food they need.   Some Easy Tips:   -Involve your kids in the cooking process -Allow them choices– but healthy choices.  By […]

Sweet Potato Salad

  You will need: ·         1/2 cup sweet potato, boiled, peeled and diced into small cubes ·         1/2 cup tender greens, chopped and wilted ·         1 tsp extra-virgin olive oil ·         1 tsp lemon juice ·         1/4 tsp cumin, dry-roasted and ground coarsely ·         1 large pinch fresh ground black pepper ·         Rock salt to […]

Kale with Garlic and Goji Berries

Ingredients 2 pounds kale (preferably Russian Red), stems and center ribs discarded and leaves coarsely torn 1 tablespoon minced garlic 5 tablespoons olive oil 1/2 cup dried goji berries (2 ounces)   Preparation   Cook kale in a 6-quart pot of boiling salted water (1 1/2 tablespoons salt for 4 quarts water), uncovered, until almost […]

Salmon with Indian Spices

¼ cup plain yogurt ½ teaspoon turmeric ½ teaspoon ground ginger ½ teaspoon ground coriander ½ teaspoon coarse salt ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper 4 skinless salmon fillets (each 6 ounces and about 1 inch thick)   Heat broiler.  In a small bowl, combine yogurt, ginger, turmeric, coriander, salt, black pepper, […]

Asparagus with Lemon Flaxseed Dressing

  1 lb asparagus spears, trimmed Juice and zest of 1 lemon ¼ cup flaxseed oil ¼ cup Bragg’s apple cider vinegar 1 garlic clove, minced 1 Tablespoon of each, chopped chives, chopped fresh dill, and chopped fresh parsley Blanch asparagus spears in a large pot of boiling water for 5 minutes or until tender […]