The Power Salad

The Power Salad

I am beyond excited to share this recipe with you!  This salad is hands-down my all-time favorite, and it makes its way into my meal plan at least once a week.  It is delicious, simple to make, and bursting with nourishment! Since leafy greens are the pinnacle nutrient dense foods, learning to make delicious salads is such an important life … [Read more...]

Early Fall Dinner Party Menu

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                                                                                                                                            (Photo credit StyleBlueprint.com) I was recently talking with a friend about food (surprise, surprise!) and she mentioned that she really enjoys hosting dinner parties, but never knows what to make.  This … [Read more...]

Fish Cakes with Chive Yogurt Sauce

Fish Cakes with Chive Yogurt Sauce

As we’ve traveled through Northern Europe and Scandinavia we have seen lots of fish cakes!  They come in all shapes and sizes with various sauces and flavorings.  Here is my favorite version, which also happens to be ridiculously easy to make at home. Fish Cake Ingredients 2-3 large potatoes 1 pound of fresh cod 1 egg 1 red onion (grated … [Read more...]

Norwegian Cod Soup

Norwegian Cod Soup

Norway is known for its fish and we’ve been lucky enough to sample quite a bit of it while staying in a cabin, north of Bergen. There is a wonderful fish market in Bergen where every possible fish is on display.  While at the fish market we had a bowl of local salt cod soup.  It was wonderful and I decided to try and recreate it when we … [Read more...]

Smoked Salmon with Potato Latkes

Smoked Salmon and Potato Latkes

We're heading to Scandinavia this week and I'm getting in the mood with smoked salmon and potato latkes!  Smoked salmon is one of my favorite sources of omega-3's and I try to eat it once a week if possible.  I often eat it on toast or a bagel, but occasionally I take the time to make potato latkes and it is oh so much better! My Mom's secret … [Read more...]

Portuguese Fish Stew

Portuguese Fish Stew

I had a delicious fish stew while visiting family a few weeks ago and decided to try and recreate it at home.  It was different than the original stew, but equally tasty, and will definitely become a regular winter meal in our house.  There is something so comforting about warm soup on a cold night -- it just feels like the right thing to be eating … [Read more...]