By Dina Eliash Robinson If you like to snack on crunchy raw root vegetables, you’ll probably forsake most others in favor of a few satisfying bites of the delicious jicama—preferably grown in organic soil and … Read More

Sweet and Sassy Radish Salad

3 bunches assorted radishes, coarsely chopped or smashed 2 1/2 tablespoons brown sugar 2 1/2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar or Meyer lemon juice 1 teaspoon toasted sesame oil Sea salt to taste Combine ingredients in … Read More

Tabouli Quinoa Salad

½ cup of shredded carrot 2 cups chopped parsley 1 cup chopped mint 1 cup diced onion 1 cup diced fresh tomato 1 cup diced cucumber 2 cups shredded lettuce 1 cup cooked quinoa ½ … Read More

Asparagus & Tomato Salad

Both the phallic-shaped asparagus and the luscious tomato that translates to “love apple” in many languages, have been favored as aphrodisiacs since ancient times. So it’s not surprising that my hot-blooded Transylvanian-Hungarian ancestors have come … Read More


(Use organics if at all possible. They taste better and save on doctor bills) 1 16-ounce bag of shredded broccoli or two heads of fresh chopped broccoli 1/2 small red pepper, diced 1/2 small yellow … Read More

Blood Orange Roasted Beet Salad

You can actually taste spring in my friend Megan Reichman’s recipe. As the Chef of the San Diego Paradise Point Resort’s famed Baleen seafood restaurant, Megan keeps diners coming back for her mouthwatering creations. 2 … Read More

“The Color of Money” Spinach Salad

(Use organic ingredients when available) 1 package (7 ounces) of fresh baby spinach 3 ounces of pignolia (pine nuts) or slivered almonds 1/3 cup of “Newman’s Own” Olive Oil and Balsamic Dressing 1 small red … Read More

Love Salad

The Asparagus and Tomato Salad has long been regarded as an aphrodisiac by Mediterranean cultures. The phallic symbol of the asparagus is combined with the Love Apple—as tomatoes are still called in Greek, Hebrew and … Read More

Warm Aphrodisiac Arugula Salad

1 package (7 ounces) of arugula 3 ounces of pignolia (pine nuts) or slivered almonds 5 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil 4 tablespoons of red wine vinegar 1 small red onion, minced 1 Roma … Read More