Category Archives: Salads

Recipes that support kidney health, courtesy of Chef Aaron McCargo Jr.

Fall Harvest Orzo Salad

4 cups cooked orzo, chilled (about half a box)
1 cup dried cherries (dried cranberries may be substituted)
2 cups diced apple
¼ cup extra-virgin olive oil
¼ cup fresh lemon juice
½ cup blue cheese crumbs
½ teaspoon black pepper
2 tablespoon fresh chopped … >> read more & watch video

Foods with nutrients specific for thyroid gland support

Boosting your thyroid gland for optimal health

You may have heard about the importance of your thyroid gland, in fact the thyroid gland controls the way you metabolize food, the way you use energy, lose and gain weight, how well or poorly you sleep, and much, much more. Integrative dietitian … >> read more & watch video

The Union Kitchen a returning Houston Restaurant Weeks participant

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Champagne Vinaigrette
The Union Kitchen

Yield: 1 ½ gal.

Prep Time:

¾ cup Egg Yolks
½ cup Dijon Mustard
1 cup Sugar
1 qt. Champagne vinegar
1 gal. salad oil
½ cup … >> read more & watch video

The difference between whole foods and processed foods

We make over 300 food related decisions per day and sometimes it seems the foods or products that are recommended one week are then claimed to be harmful.

Ali Miller, integrative dietitian with Naturally Nourished. is here to clear up the confusion and provide us with guidelines in determining our … >> read more & watch video

Food-as-Medicine with Naturally Nourished – Heart Health

Heart health starts with foods that are high in antioxidants and anti-inflammatory foods! Inflammation is a rigid, puffiness, that puts our vessels at risk and is more of an issue than cholesterol. In fact, 50% of the people that suffered heart attacks had cholesterol within the normal limits according to … >> read more & watch video

Bubba Butera prepares Caesar salad in the kitchen at Damian’s Cucina Italiana

Bubba Butera, co-founder of Damian’s Cucina Italiana, shows food radio talk show host Cleverley Stone how to make his restaurant’s famous Caesar salad, that he has been preparing for over twenty years. He also shares the ingredients for Milo Hamilton’s Pasta e Fagioli. a href=”” target=”_blank”Damian’s Cucina Italiana… >> read more & watch video

Black-eyed pea salsa and salad recipes from Dekker’s Mesquite Grill

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Chefs Anthonie Dekker & Ryan Hallsted from Dekker’s Mesquite Grill in Fulshear, Texas, show food radio talk show host Cleverley Stone how to make two dishes featuring black eyed peas: a salsa and a salad.

Mesquite Black Eyed Peas with Corn … >> read more & watch video