Rainbow Summer Salad with Kale, Yam, and Avocado

This fresh salad is a staple in my Summer diet and is so easy to make. The vibrant colours of the ingredients make it all the more appetizing! Salad Ingredients Your choice of protein (I like to use baked wild salmon or grilled lemon herb chicken) 1 yam 1 bunch organic kale 1 avocado 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved 1 cup walnut pieces Honey Mustard Dressing 2 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil 2 Tbsp balsamic vinegar Juice from 1 lemon 1 tsp honey 2 Tbsp mustard Salt and pepper to taste Directions Cook your chosen protein by your preferred method. Scrub the yam under water with a brush, poke it with a fork a few times, and bake it in the oven at 425 degrees F for about 40-60 minutes or until done. Once cool, slice into 1/2″ rounds and then quarter into pieces. Wash and strip the […]

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Healthy Homemade Piña Colada Recipe

Because who doesn’t want a vacation in a glass? This recipe only requires a few ingredients, has much less sugar than pre-made mixes from the store, and tastes like a dream. I like to use Havana Club white rum, but any other type of white or gold rum will work just as well. You can also freeze your own fresh pineapple chunks; I just bought a frozen bag and it turned out great. Ingredients: 1 banana 1.5 cups frozen pineapple chunks 1 can organic coconut milk Havana Club white rum (3-4 oz) Fresh pineapple or coconut flakes to garnish (optional) Palm tree to sit under while drinking (also optional) Instructions: Throw the banana, frozen pineapple chunks, and coconut milk in a blender, and puree until smooth. Pour into your fanciest glass, sprinkle with coconut flakes, pop a pineapple slice on the rim, and enjoy! […]

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