#FoodFocus – Mixed Arugula Salad

Did you know that some of the greens in your salad are actually feeding your gut’s friendly bacteria, also known as probiotics. This is a good thing! These prebiotics stimulate the growth of beneficial bacteria, thereby improving digestion and balancing the harmful bacteria and toxins. Prebiotics and probiotics must work together for optimal gut health…… Continue reading #FoodFocus – Mixed Arugula Salad

#FoodFocus – Four Bean Salad with Zesty Lime Dressing

Just a quick post before heading into the weekend. Beans. Legumes. So nutritious yet so many of us rarely get enough in our diets. If beans are bland for you, then you need to try this simple, easy and quick-to-make recipe for a vibrant and delicious bean salad. For 2-3 servings You will need :…… Continue reading #FoodFocus – Four Bean Salad with Zesty Lime Dressing

#FoodFocus – Super Simple Salad Jars

Do you ever feel like a deliciously healthy salad but are too pressed for time to make one? Or you just don’t feel like collecting all the ingredients, slicing and chopping? Wouldn’t it be great to just grab one already prepared and go?  I am always shocked at how much the grocery stores charge for…… Continue reading #FoodFocus – Super Simple Salad Jars

#FoodFocus – The Cabbage Patch – Apple Cabbage Salad

Crunchy, tangy and delicious! You will need: Red Cabbage – shredded Green Cabbage – shredded Kale – finely chopped Granny Smith apple – thinly sliced lemon juice light oil toasted sesame seeds (optional) salt, to taste Make as much or as little of this as you like. Put cabbage, kale and apple in a large…… Continue reading #FoodFocus – The Cabbage Patch – Apple Cabbage Salad

#FoodFocus – The Tasty Tomato – Simple Salads

Tomatoes are so versatile and incorporating them into a salad is a very easy way to reap the many benefits of this food. And simple doesn’t have to mean boring either. Check out these salad ideas. As you know by now, I am Italian so I use olive oil and oregano in a lot of…… Continue reading #FoodFocus – The Tasty Tomato – Simple Salads

#FoodFocus – Super Spinach – Summer Salad

Salads have become very popular meals, with or without added protein such as grilled chicken breast served on top or on the side. This salad has spinach as its bed and a wonderfully tangy lemon dressing. It’s quick and simple to make and won’t break your budget. It is super healthy as all the ingredients…… Continue reading #FoodFocus – Super Spinach – Summer Salad