Iced Mint Tea with Chia Seeds

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This summer I have been obsessed with iced tea. Okay, maybe not quite as much as our beloved Susan who has opinions on the matter (although, for the record, I totally agree with her!), but hot summer day after hot summer day, it's been the …
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Zucchini Noodles and Grilled Shrimp with Lemon Basil Dressing

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Zucchini Noodles --- also known as "zoodles" --- are all the rage right now. An easy way to get more veggies in your eats, they're also gluten-free, filling and full of vitamins, minerals, fiber and just plain deliciousness. And when chef, cookbook …
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Weekday Baked Fish With Tomato Sauce and Peppers

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As a resident of the landlocked state of Kansas, you’ll not be surprised to find that my skill at fish cookery is a bit lacking. Sure, I can fry up a mean batch of crappie and have successfully mastered that island favorite, ceviche, but that …
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Sweet and Savory Tempeh Tacos

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Earlier today we shared a raspberry protein shake recipe that was a fabulous way to kickstart your day with a little healthy detoxing. And now, as promised from the The Clean in 14 Detox, we're sharing author Melissa Costello's Sweet and Savory …
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Belgian Endive Salad With Avocado

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Now that spring is in full swing you’ll most likely find yourself eating more of those Big-Ass Salads. Romaine, Boston, iceberg and leaf may win the popularity contest (with spinach coming in close behind), but don’t limit your selection of salad …
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It’s National Garlic Month! Celebrate With Oven-Roasted Garlic

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We routinely roast potatoes, carrots, onions, pumpkins, peppers and a slew of other vegetables, so why not garlic? After an hour in the oven, garlic’s pungent flavor grows sweet and mellow, it becomes soft and spreadable, and the whole house smells …
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Review: Perk Up With Turkey Perky Jerky

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I've shared my nostalgic love of beef jerky before. And with a name like "Perky Jerky" --- especially when it's "Turkey Perky Jerky" --- I pretty much couldn't resist trying this new high-protein snack. I mean, it's gluten-free, nitrate-free, high in …
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Fun Ways to Enjoy Quinoa

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What a difference a few decades make. When I was a youngster, the basic grain choices were oats, white rice, grits and noodles or macaroni. Then brown rice and whole-wheat products hit the scene with their high-fiber/low-glycemic badass selves and …
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