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Picnic Week: Apple-Cherry Slaw

Picnic Week: Apple-Cherry Slaw

Welcome to Picnic Recipes Week at Healing Cuisine!  I am SO SO excited to share with you some new and some classic picnic recipes that are simple to make and easy to tote!  These will of course fall right under the potluck category as well, which I am always getting emails from you all for…

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Zucchini Pasta Chicken Salad

Get out your julienne spiralizer!  It’s time to make a healthy serving of today’s recipe!  It gets better day after day as you eat the leftovers from your fridge, so I usually double this recipe.  I use my spiralizer on the thinest noodles setting, but you could make them any thickness that you prefer. Spiralized…

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6 Ways to Dress Up Asparagus

6 Ways to Dress Up Asparagus

Ahhhhhhh, spring is officially here!  I love walking into the grocery store to see a well stocked shelf of fresh, organic asparagus spears!  It is one of my most favorite veggies, and I certainly eat my fill of it while it’s in season these next few months, and then I miss it the rest of…

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Black Bean Confetti Salad

Salads, salads, salads… I’ve been eating so many lately and got myself into a rut!  Finding I’m wanting a week’s break from spinach and kale.  So here is what I came up with for lunch today.  Thought it was very delicious, and although a salad, a great change from the usual greens!  But, you could…

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Green Apple Salad with Almonds

This turned out to be quite the elegant little salad.  We had it as an appetizer to my Chicken with Oranges dinner (recipe coming next!).  A very good pairing, although this salad can stand its own as a lunch and would be great paired with beef as well.  Mmm, I loved it!  And I was…

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Green Herbed Hummus

Dave and I are huge hummus fans.  We eat a quart of hummus just about every week.  Our top favorites are this recipe for Green Herbed Hummus, Roasted Garlic Hummus, and Roasted Red Pepper Hummus (the classics, right?).  We also rotate in Beet Hummus, Zucchini Hummus, and Broccoli Hummus when we need a break from…

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Roasted Pumpkin Seeds – 3 Flavors

Roasted Pumpkin Seeds – 3 Flavors

It’s here!  Pumpkin season!!  Whether you’re carving jack-o’-lanterns or making Pumpkin-Coconut Soup, Pumpkin Dip, Pumpkin Bread, Pumpkin Pudding, Pumpkin Bars or Pumpkin Pie, don’t forget to save your seeds!  I know in my family, we’d cut open the top of the pumpkin and scoop out the pumpkin innards, seeds and all, into a black garbage…

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Quinoa Veggie Salad

Enjoy this super simple warm salad.  I enjoy bringing it to the office with me for lunch, and it also makes a quick side dish along chicken or salmon.  OR, you can stir in shredded chicken or salmon for a new dish! Quinoa Veggie Salad Makes 2 Servings 1/4 cup raw almonds, chopped1/2 cup quinoa2…

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Smashed Chickpea Salad

Smashed Chickpea Salad 2 cups chickpeas, rinsed2 Tbsp organic black olives, pitted, halved thinly sliced1 Tbsp red onion, minced1 Tbsp fresh parsley, choppedFresh zest and juice of 1 lemon1/2 tsp sea saltFresh black pepper to taste2 Tbsp olive oil Mix everything but the olive oil in a medium bowl.  Very lightly smash the chickpea mixture…

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