Easy Watermelon Sorbet

Watermelon The Superfruit!

Not only does watermelon help keep you hydrated it is rich in vitamins A, B6 and C, contains an amino acid called citrulline that may help move blood through your body and lower your blood pressure. The cheery red color comes from lycopene, an antioxidant. Watermelon has more of this nutrient than any other fruit or veggie — even tomatoes. And it’s also a low calorie sweet treat!

As we move into watermelon season there are an abundant amount of recipes available. Here is an easy one that’s sure to be a crowd pleaser. While most sorbet recipes have you make a simple syrup to mix with the fruit that can take extra time to cool down before adding and the puree can chunk up when freezing. I found this recipe that take the common sense approach of freezing the watermelon in cubes before using, GENIUS! Read More

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Stir Fried Spring Greens with Asparagus and Scallions

Chinese Medicine emphasizes the importance of eating seasonal and locally available foods to support overall health and balance. In the spring, we focus on cleansing and revitalizing the liver, supporting digestion, and boosting energy.

The following recipe incorporates fresh spring greens and asparagus, both rich in nutrients that help detoxify and nourish the liver. Ginger, garlic, and scallions provide warming and digestive properties, while sesame oil and seeds add a nutty flavor and nourishing qualities. The combination of flavors and textures creates a delicious and health-supporting dish for the spring season.

Stir Fried Spring Greens with Asparagus and Scallions


  • 1 bunch of fresh spring greens (such as spinach, kale, or bok choy)
  • 1 small bunch trimmed fresh asparagus spears
  • 3-4 sliced scallions (spring onions)
  • 1-2 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 1 tablespoon grated fresh ginger
  • 2 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon tamari or low-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon rice vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon honey or maple syrup
  • 1 tablespoon toasted sesame seeds
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Spring Herb Salad

Soon our backyards and farmers markets will be abundant with fresh herbs. Parsley, watercress, and chives shine in this easy and versatile herb salad recipe. However there are no hard and fast rules, just start with a bed of butter lettuce (or dandelion greens for a spicier taste), watercress and build from there by experimenting and substituting any herbs you like and have on hand. The freshness of this salad brings forward that feeling of spring that we have all be longing for. 

Fresh herbs can be powerhouses of natural vitamins and minerals. The following are some of the stars of this recipe: Read More

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