Edamame Aspragus Spring Salad: Veggie Inspiration
03/22/16 by
Edamame Asparagus Grain Salad- A Healthy Hunger

This salad is so chocked full of texture from edamame, asparagus, sweet crunchy snap peas. It’s then brightened with fresh flavor from mint, parsley and a lemony dressing, it will blow your mind. It’s officially Spring and things are popping around here. Making these melange vegetable and grain salad is such a great and easy way

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Caramelized Cauliflower Celery Salad: Veggie Inspiration
02/01/16 by
caramelized cauliflower, celery, apricot salad- A Healthy Hunger

Many years ago I read an article in the NY Times Food Section about a chef and his sweetheart. It turned out that the woman of his dreams did not like cauliflower, so he set off to come up with recipes that would make her fall in love his favorite vegetable, and hopefully him. I

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Blistered Beans with Vinegary Shallots : Veggie Inspiration
01/25/16 by
Sauteed String Beans with Vinegary Shallots - A Healthy Hunger

There are many ways to prepare string beans, from the steaming basket to the classic casserole. When it comes to preserving freshness and color, blistering string beans is, to me, the best method. When I was a kid my mom would prepare us beans from a can. They were an ashen grey/green color, loaded with

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Springy Bean Salad with Dilly Yogurt Dressing
04/12/15 by
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 Spring is at last really truly happening, and if you’re like me, my days are spent heading outside and enjoying the sun. It just feels so good to be out in the air with life happening all around again. As many of you now know, as much as I enjoy cooking, I try to come

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Lentil Salad with Radicchio and Capers
12/30/14 by
Lentil Salad with Radicchio and Capers ~ A Healthy Hunger

I love the holidays, but all the celebrating can make one “hungover” from all the indulgences. I live most of my life in a wholesome way, but I do enjoy the treats of the season. To me this is what living a life in balance is about. I never want any of my clients to

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Cream Peas Dressed with Rosemary
10/28/14 by
Cream Peas with Rosemary ~ A Healthy Hunger

Cream Peas are a variety of field peas. Of course you have heard of black eye peas, which, as a born New Yorker, was all that I knew of “peas”. But now that I live in the South, there are all sorts of peas to choose from. Crowder, Purple Hull, Speckled Butter Beans, Pink Eyed

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Crunchy Almond Zucchini Salad
04/16/14 by
crunchy almond zucchini salad~a healthy hunger

To make this zucchini salad you must first own one of the best kitchen toys ever- a julienne peeler. This little gadget is all the rage, so if you don’t already have one, what are you waiting for? It makes super quick work of zucchini, cucumber, green papaya, etc. into long spaghetti like strands. Share

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Warm Carrot Salad
02/19/14 by
Warm Carrot Salad~ A Healthy Hunger

I’m always looking for innovative ways to eat my veggies, and the simpler the better. I adapted this warm carrot salad recipe from Gwenyth Paltrow’s fantastic cookbook: It’s All Good. I absolutely adore Gwenyth and Julia Turshen’s approach to healthy simple and delicious foods, which is right in line with my philosophy here at A

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