Health Begins in the Kitchen

Sauces

Arugula and Macadamia Salad with Strawberry Vinaigrette

Arugula and Macadamia Salad with Strawberry Vinaigrette

Arugula and Macadamia Salad with Strawberry Vinaigrette (The “No-Brainer” Brainy Salad) Nitric oxide doesn’t sound like something that should be good for us. You might be thinking it sounds pretty close to those nasty cancer-causing chemicals found in things like deli meat and bacon (nitrates). […]

Baked Black Cod with Sweet Miso Sauce

Baked Black Cod with Sweet Miso Sauce

Most of us have heard that salmon contains omega 3 oils–a very good thing for your body. Maybe less of us know the specific benefits but we eat it anyway believing in its mystical healthy powers.   If that’s all you ever know about it, […]

Honey Miso Vinaigrette with Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Honey Miso Vinaigrette with Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Back in the nineties, I think I ate more salads for meals than anything else.  That seemed noble and ultra-health conscious at the time and I was supremely proud of myself to have such fortitude and vigilance in the face of university parties and family […]

Miso Mushroom Sauce

Miso Mushroom Sauce

The first time I made this I thought I’d reached culinary heaven.  The lovely rich, earthy, meaty mushroom meets the sweet yet dry taste of sherry with a little nutty cheesy addition coming from the nutritional yeast.  If it tastes this good, there must be […]