Grated Carrot Vinaigrette

A healthy French crudité.  With the exception of the raisins, this appetizer, or “crudité,” is very French with its characteristic vinaigrette dressing, including touches of garlic, Dijon mustard, extra-virgin olive oil (EV OO), balsamic vinegar,  andthe somewhat unusual (and very underutilized) herb marjoram. utrition-wise, plenty of carotenoids will come from both carrots and parsley, folic … Read more

Sautéed Salmon and Asparagus Over Pasta

Salmon meets the Mediterranean diet. The benefits of the Mediterranean diet for cardiovascular disease prevention are well known. Less well known are its potential benefits in helping to prevent certain types of cancer and Alzheimer’s disease, as well as other health challenges. And this easily prepared sauté will not disappoint Mediterranean cuisine aficionados, with its … Read more

Stonewall Kitchen Cooking Demo

It’s May, and spring is in the air…finally! To celebrate, I’m cooking up a delicious menu of nutrition-minded cuisine at Stonewall Kitchen in York, Maine. We’ll discover the antioxidant benefits of a colorful, carrot-based appetizer, the detoxification and brain benefits of a curried egg salad, and the anti-inflammatory, heart-healthy advantages of a salmon and asparagus whole … Read more