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Organic Earth Day Salad

The first Earth Day was celebrated on April 22, 1970, when Gaylord Nelson, a US senator from Wisconsin, orchestrated a nationwide “teach-in” about the environment. Now, more than 40 years later, Earth Day is still popular, and “green” is everywhere. In the spirit of being kind to the earth (and to our bodies), I created […]

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Watermelon Cucumber Salad

When the mercury rises, and the humidity starts to build, it’s nice to have a few refreshing “go to” recipes in your back pocket. Cool green cucumbers and juicy red watermelon provide a colorful, thirst-quenching option. I like to dress this salad with a tangy vinaigrette. The watermelon absorbs some of the dressing as it […]

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Golden Beet Salad

Golden beets have a mellow flavor that pairs well with tangy cheese, and rich, toasted walnuts. Ingredients 1 pound golden beets 1 cup walnuts ¾ cup olive oil ½ cup champagne vinegar 2 tablespoons lemon juice 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard Salt and white pepper, to taste 1 small head Boston lettuce 1 small bunch Frisee lettuce […]

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