Archives for posts tagged ‘olive oil’

Omega-3, Protein, Calcium, & Vitamin E-Rich Wild Salmon Salad

  I have a friend who says she never eats salads for lunch because she says they don’t fill her up.  She’s never had one of my salads.  For me, salads are the main course every day for lunch.  They are a full meal.  My latest craze is to make a salad with canned wild […]

Balsamic Dijon Marinated Chicken With Fingerling Potatoes

  Back at the farmers market this weekend, I found some crisp spinach, amazing heirloom tomatoes, and tasty varieties of fingerling potatoes.  Add a split chicken breast, Dijon, and some Bariani balsamic vinegar & olive oil, and I had the perfect Saturday night dinner.  I owe Mark Bittman of the NY Times for the idea […]

Eggplant Pecorino With Brown Rice Fusilli Pasta

And A Word About Healthy Fats Monday night I had the privilege of meeting the great Michael Pollan at a book signing in the east bay.  If you have not read Michael Pollan, you need to – The Omnivore’s Dilemma and In Defense of Food are required reading if you are interested in conscious eating, […]

Trader Joes’ Marinated Three-Bean Salad (and other healthy lunch options)

I just had to take a picture of this beautiful salad I made for lunch today.  The ingredients are simple – mixed greens and arugula from the farmers’ market, sliced red bell pepper, diced almonds and Trader Joe’s brand marinated three-bean salad, dressed with extra virgin olive oil and fresh squeezed lemon juice and garnished […]