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Fresh Lemon Balm Pesto with Basil and Cashews

Lemon Balm Pesto

I am always dreaming up ways to incorporate more fresh summer herbs into my diet. Pesto is just the way to do it! This time with fresh lemon balm & basil, cashews, tangy lemon, and parmesan (vegan alert: this also tastes great without the cheese!). Lemon balm is such a lovely herb. So beautifully fragrant […]

Summer Quinoa Salad with Honey-Lemon-Ginger Dressing‏

Summer Quinoa Salad with Honey-Lemon-Ginger Dressing‏

Sometimes salads can be so so good. Quinoa has been a long-time staple in my kitchen, but it’s only this summer that I have really rekindled my passion for it. Once again, it is becoming one of my favorite thing for adding to salads. Grain-like, but not really a grain, I love it’s wonderfully nutty […]

Antioxidant rich berries, blueberries, strawberries

Antioxidants vs Free Radicals

The science is clear: plant-based foods are good for you — the dietary superstars. But what’s all this talk about antioxidants? I think we have all heard claims on how important they are for maintaining youth, vitality, and health and so on. But what does it all mean? WHAT ARE ANTIOXIDANTS? Antioxidants are compounds that […]