Shake Up Your Veggie Sides

When we think of vegetables our minds instantly go to broccoli, carrots, and tomatoes. There are more than a thousand different types of vegetables that have the same or even better nutrients than the ones we usually think of. Vegetables have a huge effect on our physical body. Having a healthy diet that includes vegetables means one reduces the risk of some chronic diseases and … Continue reading Shake Up Your Veggie Sides

Avocado Strawberry Mango Salsa

Ingredients1 cup strawberries, diced1 cup mango, diced1 avocado, diced1 jalapeno, seeded and diced2 tablespoons red onion, finely diced2-3 tablespoons cilantro, diced1 small lime, juiced1/4 teaspoon salt, plus more to taste InstructionsPlace all ingredients in a medium bowl and mix to combine. Garnish with extra cilantro. Serve with pita chips for dipping. Also great served on salmon, fish tacos, or shrimp. For serving:Multigrain pita chips Continue reading Avocado Strawberry Mango Salsa

Green Salad with Beets, Oranges, and Avocado

Ingredients4 cups leafy greens3 small oranges, peeled and sliced into rounds1 avocado, peeled, pitted, and diced1 large carrot, peeled and julienned1 small beet, peeled and julienned1/2 cup crumbled feta or goat cheese1/4 cup toasted pepitas1/3 cup white balsamic vinaigrette InstructionsAdd greens, oranges, avocado, carrot, beet, pepitas, and cheese together in a large bowl. Drizzle evenly with the vinaigrette, and toss until the salad is combined … Continue reading Green Salad with Beets, Oranges, and Avocado