I always get asked for this recipe so it’s about time that I write it down. This is (yet another) low cal favorite that packs in lots of veggies and lasts at least a week in the fridge. I’ve been eating the leftovers all week tossed with chicken and avocado. I love it with BBQ, grilled pork and burgers.
4 tablespoons cider vinegar
1/4 cup low fat mayo
2 limes, juiced
2-3 teaspoons hot sauce (to taste)
1-2 teaspoons honey
1 bag of shredded cabbage
1/2 bag of broccoli slaw
3 carrots, shredded
1 bunch cilantro, chopped
2 jalapeños, finely chopped
Whisk together vinegar, lime juice, mayo, hot sauce and honey. Adjust seasoning as needed. It should be a nice balance of salty, sweet and tart with a little kick from the hot sauce. Toss with remaining ingredients and chill it in the fridge for at least 3 hours. It’s even better the next day.
This is one of my all time favorite recipes. It’s super easy, healthy and I make a big batch to put on everything. It’s particularly amazing with grilled chicken or lamb kebabs, or even as pita dip or salad dressing. It’s sneaky because if you make it with 0% yogurt, no one knows it’s actually healthy. I’ve also made it with dill, feta, parsley and cilantro for a different twist.
2 cups 0% Greek yogurt
1-2 teaspoons spicy Dijon mustard
1 lemon, juiced
1 large cucumber, seeded and roughly chopped
1-2 teaspoons honey (just enough to round out the yogurt)
1 garlic clove, chopped
1 bunch of mint
Salt to taste
Pepper to taste
Blend everything in the food processor, check for seasoning and enjoy. That is it my friends.
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This cleaning elixir is great for keeping your diet on track.
Feel the burn
Post Goon-Out Brew
The juice of one organic lemon
A handful of organic parsley
1 pinch cayenne pepper
1 cup boiling water
Combine all ingredients in a bowl and steep for 10 minutes. Strain and enjoy!
**Serves one over-served goonette**
So here is my first attempt at healthy eating to slim the goon/goonette. This recipe is from Kimberly Snyder’s “The Beauty Detox Solution.” It is intense tasting, but you get used to it, and it’s surprisingly filling. The first time you try this recipe, add extra apple and less celery for better taste. It’s intended to be consumed on an empty stomach first thing in the morning (after a cup of hot lemon water).
Wish me luck.
It tastes as green and as healthy as it looks. Choke it down!
“Glowing Green Smoothie”
1.5 cups of filtered water
1 head of organic romaine lettuce, chopped
1/2 head of a large bunch of organic spinach
3-4 stalks organic celery
1 organic apple, cored and chopped
1 organic pear, cored and chopped
1 organic banana
Juice of 1/2 lemon
1/2 bunch of parsley and/or cilantro
Add the water, romaine and spinach to a blender and starting on the lowest setting, mix until smooth. Gradually add the additional ingredients one at a time.
Makes two servings. This will keep for 1-2 days covered in the fridge.