Daikon Noodles with Red Cabbage, Spinach Slaw and Sesame Mustard Dressing

Fresh, crisp and tangy, these daikon noodles with red cabbage and spinach slaw are irresistibly crunchy.

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This noodle salad is all about the crisp and crunch of the shredded slaw, the cool slipperiness of the daikon noodles and the punch of heat from the sesame mustard dressing.

I particularly like the combination of cabbage, spinach and daikon together because it’s light but substantial enough to be filling. Each bite packs a bold punch of textures and flavors that’s complimented by the nuttiness of two kinds of sesame seeds and the zip of spicy mustard.


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Sunchoke (Jerusalem Artichoke) and Mushroom Sauté Persillade

Sunchokes are sautéed with mushrooms and finished with a shower of parsley, garlic and lemon.

Sunchoke (Jerusalem Artichoke) and Mushroom Sauté Persillade


With a sweet nutty taste and a tender creamy interior when cooked, sunchokes are a welcome cool weather departure from potatoes and other root vegetables.

Also known as Jerusaleum artichokes (although not related in any way with either) they are part of the sunflower family and look a little like knobs of ginger root.


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Spinach and Eggplant Noodle Miso Soup

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A quick and easy miso soup that both soothes and invigorates, filled with eggplant noodles, baby spinach and shiitake mushrooms. This is one of those… 

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Sweet Blueberry Lemon Puffed Omelette

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A light and lemony puffed omelette studded with juicy blueberries makes an excellent change of pace for breakfast. Whether it’s for breakfast, brunch, lunch or… 

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Swiss Almond Ice Cream from Dairy-Free Ice Cream | Interview with the Author and Giveaway

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A recipe for Dairy-Free Swiss Almond Ice Cream and an interview with the author of Dairy-Free Ice Cream, Kelly V. Brozyna You may already know… 

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Concord Grape Sorbet With Rosemary and Black Pepper from The Nourished Kitchen | Interview with the Author and Giveaway

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A recipe for Concord Grape Sorbet with Rosemary and Black Pepper and an interview with the author of The Nourished Kitchen: Farm-to-Table Recipes for the… 

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Travel Snack Ideas | Plus a $200.00 Giveaway to Abe’s Market

Healthy Travel Snacks

Snack ideas for traveling and a chance to win $100.00 worth of travel snacks AND a $100.00 gift certificate. I love to travel.  Scratch that…. 

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Couples Cooking | Calphalon Contemporary Stainless 8-piece Cookware Set Giveaway

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Five good reasons to cook together as a couple and a chance to win an 8 piece contemporary stainless cookware set from Calphalon to get… 

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Chocolate Dip Ice Pops from Purely Pops | Q&A with the Author and Giveaway

Chocolate Dipped Ice Pop Recipe

A recipe for chocolate dipped popsicles and an interview with the author of Purely Pops Leanne Vogel. (Today kicks off 4 weeks of great giveaways… 

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Creamy Basil Parsley Dip

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A cooling and creamy basil filled dip perfect for snacking. Known for its enticing fragrance and flavor, sweet basil loves hot weather and is perhaps… 

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Blueberry Pineapple Smoothie

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This meal in a glass is bursting with berries, pineapple and greens.  As temperatures climb frosty drinks offer a welcome salvation from the heat, especially… 

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Spinach and Herb Cauliflower Couscous Stuffed Zucchini

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Zucchini boats are filled with a crunchy mixture of cauliflower “couscous” flavored with baby spinach and fresh herbs then topped with pine nuts. Zucchini has… 

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