Super Simple Crunchy Kale Salad

Super Simple Crunchy Kale Salad

The great things about this salad:  It’s super easy It stays crunchy forever Oh, and it tastes really good, too! The mix of crunchy (kale), and sweet (dried cranberries), and creamy (feta cheese), and tangy (apple cider vinegar) is unimaginably satisfying! Super Simple Crunchy Kale Salad   Print Prep time 10 mins Total time 10 more »

Cream of Asparagus Leek Soup (without the cream)

Cream of Asparagus Leek Soup (without the cream)   Print Prep time 15 mins Cook time 40 mins Total time 55 mins   This really creamy soup is so thick and delicious – I don’t miss the cream at all! Author: Lynn Elliott @ HealthierStartingNow.com Cuisine: Soup Serves: 7 cups Ingredients 3½ – 4 cups more »

Sample week of lunch menus (with shopping list and instructions)

Let’s face it, we all have good intentions to eat healthy (…well, most of the time).  But I know once the work week starts, I find it hard to keep up and find the time to prepare and pack healthy lunches to bring to work. So, the key for me is planning and prep before more »

The health benefits of fermented foods

The health benefits of fermented foods

For thousands of years, in cultures all over the world, people have been fermenting foods. Fermentation is a low-cost and efficient process for preserving foods without refrigeration, or use of chemical preservatives. But lately, I have been hearing so much about the AMAZING health benefits of fermentation. So, I decided to find out what those more »