Energy Millet Salad

Why am I such a fan of millet? It may be that every time I eat millet I stay full and my blood sugar levels stay stable for long periods of times. Either way, I love that, of all the cereal grains, this little wonder has the richest amino-acid protein profile, which...

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Energetic Kale Salad with Lemon Tahini Dressing

Need to bring a salad to a party and want to bring something different than the boring ice-berg lettuce salad? Look no further.  This amazingly easy & delicious Kale Salad is so Smart because it’s easy to make. And it’s Sexy because it is not only gorgeous, but...

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Spinach Salad with Artichoke Hearts

This salad is so incredibly easy to make and even more incredibly delicious.  As you mindfully chew it, you’ll be surprised by all of the delicious flavors that pop out, especially when you get a bite that has spinach, artichoke and sun-dried tomatoes in it. When I...

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Anke’s Lentil Salad

It makes me so happy when others get excited about food as I do. One of my wonderful clients, Anke, emailed me about this Lentil Salad recipe that she created and this is what she had to say when I asked her if I could share it with you: “Of course I’ll share the...

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Sea Caesar Salad

This salad is from my dear friend Joyce who is an amazing teacher and cook. It’s super easy to make and a great way to get your sea veggie in. I wish I could take credit for this one...ladies, you done good! What’s Smart & Sexy About This Salad? Nori & Dulse--...

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Brussels Spouts & Kale Salad

What's Smart & Sexy About This Dish? Besides for the fact that it's super easy to make, this is a very smart & sexy dish because it has veggie, a little nut and fruit and a few spices--the makings of every Smart & Sexy dish. Brussels Sprouts are high in...

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Sweet Potato Millet Salad

As much as I love summertime sun and laying around in my bikini, there is something about Autumn that feels special to me. Maybe it’s the beginning of new schedules or the gorgeous colors coming from the trees or the smell of wood burning in fireplaces. But honestly,...

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Sweet Potato Salad with Kale

While this may not be the quickest salad to make (you have to chop & roast the sweet potatoes) it is relatively simple. And it’s such a winner to take with you to any kind of potluck or holiday get together.  Anyone who eats this loves it! Enjoy it for breakfast,...

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Raw Brussels Sprout Salad with Tangy Mustard Dressing

When I was growing up I hated vegetables, especially Brussels Sprouts.  Wow, have I changed! Now, I love them….sautéed, roasted, and even raw.  Seriously.  Raw. What's Smart & Sexy About This Dish? These crazy looking little cruciferous, leafy greens are packed...

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Okra Corn Salad

The first (and last) time I made anything with Okra was when I was in culinary school years ago.  We had to make a 4-course meal for our final and for one of the dishes we made pickled Okra.  I remember it being ok but I never bothered with it since then. Honestly, I...

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Grated Chioggia Beet Lime Salad (Raw)

The first time I saw this beauty I could not stop smiling.  I thought to myself, this is why I love real food--its surprising, beautiful, delicious and so nourishing to the body. Seriously, how gorgeous is this beet? It’s called a Chioggia Beet. It’s not artificially...

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