• Dips
  • Homemade Ranch Dip

    Makes 2 cups   Ingredients 1 cup plain yogurt 1 cup buttermilk 1 green onion thinly sliced 1 teaspoon garlic minced 1/2 teaspoon dill dried 1/8 teaspoon paprika 1/8 teaspoon salt or to taste 1/8 teaspoon black pepper or to taste   Directions Thoroughly combine all ingredients. Let flavors blend for at least one hour […]

  • Recipes
  • Sweet Savory Energy Bites

    sweet savory energy bites

    Makes 16 balls   Ingredients 1 cup old fashioned (regular) oats 2/3 cup creamy peanut butter, or other nut butter 1/2 cup coconut flakes with no added sugar 1/2 cup dates, finely chopped 1/4 cup ground flax seed 1/4 cup semisweet mini chocolate chips 1/4 cup sunflower seeds 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon […]

  • Dips
  • Zesty Avocado Dip

    Zesty Avocado Dip Sauce

    Makes 1½ cups   Ingredients 1 soft avocado 1 jalapeño pepper, seeded and diced; leave seeds for more heat 2 tablespoons shallot or red onion, minced 1-2 tablespoons lime juice ½ cup Greek yogurt ¼ cup cilantro, chopped ⅛ teaspoon ground black pepper   Directions In a bowl, thoroughly mash avocado. Add remaining ingredients and […]

  • Fish
  • Salmon Burger with Dill Yogurt Sauce

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    Serves 4 Ingredients 1 1/4 pounds wild-caught salmon skin and fat line removed 1 large egg beaten 1/2 cup bread crumbs 1/4 cup red onions minced 2 teaspoons fresh rosemary minced 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt divided 1/2 teaspoon black pepper 2 tablespoons olive oil divided 1 lemon zested 3 teaspoons lemon […]

  • Beverages
  • Mood Boosting Smoothie

    mood boosting smoothie

    Serves 4   Ingredients 1 banana large, about 1 1/2 cups 1 avocado peeled, pitted 3/4 cup green apples cored, chopped 1 cup fresh spinach gently packed 3 tablespoons flax seeds ground 2 tablespoons honey, optional (if fruit is sweet enough, this won’t be needed) 2 cups low fat (not skim) milk   Directions Place […]