4 posts tagged salad

Strawberry & Adzuki Bean Pasta Salad

Do you ever have those days where you are craving something sweet but you know you should have dinner and get all your "nutrients"? Yea..?... Me to! I am a sucker for dessert and anything sweet so I like to switch out a savory dinner for something sweet like oatmeal or pancakes on occasion. Well, that usually doesn't get all my veggies, fruit and protein in so I wanted to create a dish that could satisfy all of the categories. After some deep meditation on the subject....I came up ... Continue Reading

Immune Boosting Salad

Blah... As I child, I was sick often. My immune system was terrible and I basically lived from cold to cold. My family attributed my weakened immune system to the proximity of my place of birth (Minsk, Belarus) to the Chernobyl Power Plant Explosion. No direct radiation poisoning, we assume the affected crops indirectly caused several of my health problems. As a result of my immune system, I have spent the beginning portion of my adult life strengthening it to the levels of wolverine or ... Continue Reading

Crunchy Detox Salad

Once winter officially ends and the warm weather hits my skin...I always feel like a snake. Weird huh? It just feels like I need to refresh and renew and shed my winter skin and I don't mean the extra couple of lbs I put on gobbling up vegan desserts. There are tons of herbal and chemical tonics sold to the public as a "quick fix" detox. Blah!!! That is what I think about those detoxes. Blah Blah. To me....nothing works as well as first adopting a vegan lifestyle and second eating ... Continue Reading

Lemon Pea Buddha Bowl

I love making random food bowls...more esthetically named "Buddha Bowls". They are such a great way to use up leftover food knowing it will still somehow end up tasting great lol. This particular buddha bowl has a unique mixture of a double dose of "pea"....yea....chickpeas and yellow split peas. Flavored with the double dose of lemons, this bowl is basically a multi-vitamin. I love the chickpea/pea mix because it is very hearty and filling but when paired with the raw kale salad it ... Continue Reading