If you are anything like me, you have probably started juicing fresh fruit and vegetables in the morning more than once, right? And every time it lasts for a week, maybe two and then we stop, both because it can be time consuming if you don’t prep, and because it seems very expensive, as you…

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I am so ready for fresh spring crops for my salad. It always feels like April is the In Between Season month when it comes to fresh food!Today’s salad is a mix of winter crops like Cabbage and Carrots with Spring Six Salad, Radishes and a late summer crop like Zucchini!They all have one thing…

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The first time I saw these sliced Apple Appetizers was at Clean Food Crush. I bet you can make them in many different ways, but the tuna and apple combination just spoke to me.It is very easy to make, and looks fantastic.Last night we had a Christmas party in our Zilis Team, and I decided…

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Another great winter salad, is the extremely colorful Red Cabbage with Kale, Clementines and Walnuts.I usually get 4-5 different salads out of one head. Sometimes the whole base is Red Cabbage, and sometimes I just use a little.The deep purple color of Red Cabbage is so inviting to eat, especially on these more grey and…

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Winter and soups is definitely a thing! In this house we just love a good creamy soup. And you can make it of just about any vegetable you can think of.Today I craved green peas; I love the sweetness and the vibrant color. On top of that it is a very nutrient little thing! They…

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Why do we even celebrate Thanksgiving? Did you know that Thanksgiving was first celebrated back in 1621? With the help of Indians, the pilgrims survived a bitter winter and had a bountiful harvest. In celebration they did a traditional English harvest festival lasting 3 days, which brought the pilgrims and natives to unite in a…

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Pumpkin, Squash, apple, cabbage and root vegetables, are all very colorful, nutridense and cheap foods. Easy to grow yourself, or easy to get locally grown. They also have many different uses. in stews, soups, roasted, raw and some of them pickled.Today we are having an Apple Kale and pickled Beet salad. One of the reasons…

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Kale and pickled onions

Summer is almost over, and Fall is closing in! I don’t know about you, but I’m not really ready for the cooler days just yet.However, I do love the more dense and heavy food that comes with Fall, such as all the different Squash, Kale, Apples, rood veggies, the different cabbages, Cauliflower, Broccoli, and Brussel…

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It’s the time of year for all the different types of summer Squash. I love to experiment how to use these very nutritious and inexpensive vegetables in our dishes. Some of the benefits from the Summer Squash family is the high content of Vitamin C, which helps boost your immune system, repairing cells, and slowing…

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tower arden basil

Creating tasty healthy smoothies, doesn’t always have to be complicated! And this time of year, everything is so packed with nutrients. We have to take advantage of that, and what better way than creating a smoothie once in a while. This is one of my absolute favorite smoothies during the summer. It has such a…

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Making a Stir Fry is kinda like fast food for us! when I do the meal prepping in the weekends, it takes less than 20 to cook a healthy Stir Fry! It’s such a great way to get a ton of different veggies, and you can use all types of meat. We often use ground…

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salad mix with olives

There is nothing like a nice salad, and the variation is unlimited! We are so fortunate to have 2 Tower Gardens in our basement, providing different lettuces, greens and herbs all winter long, and enjoy it every single day. I don’t always have a plan when I start mixing the salad, but it usually turns…

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Kale is something I learned to really love the last couple of years! It’s part of the cabbage family and one of the most nutrient dense green leafed veggies you can imagine, with high levels of Vitamin K, C and A, along with  a number of different minerals. You can use it in almost everything…

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