Watermelon, Feta, and Cucumber Salad

I LOVE FARMERS MARKETS.  There, I said it.  Who out there relates?!  There is something about the fresh fruits and vegetables at my fingertips, the energy in the air, and the hustle and bustle of people and vendors that always excites me about the farmers market.  This past weekend my family and I went to the Minneapolis Farmers Market and I came home with a bag full of fruits and veggies ready to be eaten. Here are some yummy produce waiting to be bought....more

A Rainbow salad with a citrus zingy dressing!

One of the beautiful things about this recipe besides the array of colors that are so tasty and healthy for us, is that most of the ingredients can be purchased  fresh from the local farmers market. We love to support the locals! Doesn’t it seem to be true that locally grown foods just seem to taste better than grocery store shopping? Not that we are knocking organic grocery store items-any way we can add life and vitality to our lives the better. It’s just that whenever possible, recipes including these ultra fresh ingredients seem to make our meals just that much more flavorful....more

Lentil Salad

Lentils are little tiny pearls of heaven. My husband would disagree, but he is missing out. And anyway, the more he hates stuff like lentils, pickles, olives and beans, the more I get to eat. I’m the winner in this food war. ...more

Kale and Date Salad

Amber @ Fit, Foodie Runs: Visit fitfoodieruns(dot)com for more recipe!I spent yesterday strolling along outside all day. Researchers say people in general don’t get enough Vitamin D so I make sure to live outside.Saturday mornings are by far my favorite time of the week. We have a fairly large Farmers Market filled with a variety of items. You see, I’m a food advocate and healthy living is very important to me....more

SAUTEED LOTUS ROOT AND JICAMA SALAD

SAUTEED LOTUS ROOT AND JICAMA SALADJULY 24, 2014 BY SHASHI CHARLES 7 COMMENTS (EDIT)...more

Clean Eating Rainbow Salad

A colorful salad that can be made in minutes served with a lovely almond honey mustard dressing. ...more

Arugula, Pear & Raspberry Salad

This fresh summer salad is sweet, salty and spicy. It's like a party for your palate!Ingredients:5 oz. fresh baby arugula6 oz. fresh raspberries1 D'anjou pear, thinly sliced 3 oz. crumbled feta...more

Old Fashion Fruit Salad

Guest Post with Laurel of Leaves: Lime & Mint Chicken Coleslaw

Last guest poster of the bunch; but certainly not least, is Lori from Laurel of Leaves. Lori’s approach to wellness is very similar to mine – she likes home cooked meals made from clean and simple ingredients. One of my favorite things about Lori’s blog is that she shares a lot of the reasons why she’s included ingredients in meals and how it can benefit our bodies. Without further adieu…...more
I was recommended by "victorias_view" to come and check out your recipes. Wow! I am impressed ...more