July 27, 2020

I adore beets raw, roasted or fermented.  Their earthy sweet flavor is divine.  Whether you are or are not a fan of beets, give this a try, I think you'll like it.  

Easy Roasted Beets

  • Beets

  • Healthy Fat

  • Salt

1.  Heat oven to 425.

2.  Wash be...

August 24, 2018

If you haven't tried this, you don't know what you're missing!  I could eat it by the spoonful and often do.  This works well with Peruvian, Korean, Thai, Italian and Mexican cuisine; as well as with beef, pork, chicken, seafood, salads, sandwiches, grain bowls and jus...

July 23, 2018

My kids LOVE this salad and anytime kids like something, you know it's a win.  Bok choy is one of our favorite greens.  It's delicious raw in a salad, cooked in a stir fry or soup, or just lightly steamed.  Give this salad a try and bok choy may become a favorite for y...

July 4, 2018

While not traditional kimchi, this is a common Korean dish.  It's a quick and flavorful side and a perfect solution to satisfy a kimchi craving.  It's also more appealing for non-kimchi lovers.

Cucumber Kimchi

  • 1 large English cucumber, or kirby cucumbers (a...

March 27, 2018

Roasted Brussels Sprouts

  • 1 1/2 lbs. brussels sprouts, ends trimmed

  • 3 Tbsp. organic, extra virgin olive oil

  • 1 Tbsp. RealTaste Hope seasoning, or seasoning of choice

1.  Heat oven to 400.

2.  Trim tough end of brussels sprouts.

3.  Toss with oil and sea...

January 30, 2018

I believe it's important to have positive associations with food.  If you equate healthy food with being gross or unappealing, you're not likely to feel motivated to have healthy eating habits.  I know people that grew up with rigid rules about food.  Unfortunately, mo...

January 3, 2018

Mixed Vegetables

  • 1/2 head broccoli, separated into very small floretes

  • 1/2 red bell pepper, cut into chunks

  • 1/2 yellow bell pepper, cut into chunks

  • 1/2 orange bell pepper, cut into chunks

  • 1/2 large red onion, sliced in thick slices or chunks

  • ...

October 16, 2017

If you're not enjoying red cabbage on a regular basis, I encourage you to!  Aside from being a good source of fiber, antioxidants, phytochemicals, vitamins, and minerals; red cabbage is anti-inflammatory and very beneficial for your digestive health, aka gut.  In fact,...

October 14, 2017

Roast cauliflower is one of my favorite simple vegetable dishes.  My kids will quickly gobble up a head of cauliflower as a snack.  That's a total win in my book.  Left-overs are yummy in a grain bowl, or salad.      

Roast Caulif...

April 25, 2017

This is a ferment I frequently do, because I can just toss a variety of vegetables in a jar when I'm prepping vegetables for the week.  They're delicious as a snack, as a condiment, on a salad or in any other dish that needs a punch of flavor.  My son swears by drinkin...

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