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Garden of Flavor’s 14-Day Green Juice Challenge

Garden of Flavor’s 14-Day Green Juice Challenge

This post has been two weeks in the making! Thirty-two bottles of juice later, I’m here to tell you about my participation in Garden of Flavor’s “Green Challenge.” I’ve dabbled in drinking fresh juice from time to time over the past year. Last spring, I completed a one-day juice cleanse with Garden of Flavor’s juices … Continue reading

Juicing Without A Juicer

Juicing Without A Juicer

Did you know that you can make fresh fruit and veggie juice at home without a juicer? Well, you can! You just need two pieces of equipment. But first, let me tell you how I got here. Juicing has become very popular over the last few years. Up until recently, I really had yet to … Continue reading

Meet My Herb Garden

Meet My Herb Garden

This summer I am experimenting with some potted herbs, and I believe that I got my herb garden on lockdown last weekend, with the addition of a couple new ones. Currently my herbs are taking up residence on the steps of my front porch. Here’s to hoping that both critters and people leave them be. … Continue reading

1 Day Juice Cleanse with Garden of Flavor

1 Day Juice Cleanse with Garden of Flavor

Are you guys into juicing? After watching the film Fat, Sick, and Nearly Dead on Netflix, I was definitely intrigued by the narrator’s journey to better health through juicing. But somehow I never got around to trying it out. Having been curious about juicing for a while now, I jumped on the chance to try … Continue reading

Green Beans with Sherried Mushroom Sauce

Green Beans with Sherried Mushroom Sauce

Most often I share entrée recipes with you here on my blog, but today I wanted to share a really fantastic side dish with you that I recently discovered on Cooking Light. The dish is called “Green Beans with Sherried Mushroom Sauce,” and, naturally, it contains a bit of sherry. If you have not cooked … Continue reading

Chipotle Chicken Taco Salad

Chipotle Chicken Taco Salad

In the summer, I can’t get enough salad recipes. Not that one really needs a formal recipe to throw a salad together. Which is kind of the beauty of a salad – combining all the ingredients one has on hand, placing them atop a bed of lettuce, and calling it a meal! Well, I’m much … Continue reading

Cobb Salad with Avocado Dressing

Cobb Salad with Avocado Dressing

Cobb Salads. Mmm. Now, I realize Cobb Salads are nothing new or novel.  I have little to offer in terms of changing it up. But, I think a good Cobb Salad needs few improvements or modern twists. Here I have just a couple tips for making your next Cobb salad a little better, and some … Continue reading

Niçoise Salad

Niçoise Salad

This past spring, I attended the launch of the Ann Arbor Dishcrawl event and one of the dishes that really made an impression on me was the Salade Niçoise at Café Felix: Niçoise Salad is a French salad that is basically a big tasting plate of healthy, delicious goodness, including tuna, tomatoes, olives, potatoes, hard … Continue reading