Glazed Salmon

You know when you have someone coming over and you really want to dazzle them with deliciousness but you just don’t have time to get all Julia Child and spend the day in the kitchen?  Yeah, we do too.  That’s why we have this ace in the hole of a recipe.  So simple to execute and it will impress your friend/ date/ in-laws/ boss every time!Make it this week and let us know how it went in the comments below!

Servings: 4
Time: 20 minutes

  • 4 pieces of wild caught salmon
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 4 tablespoons whole grain mustard
  • 2 tablespoons pure maple syrup or honey
  • Juice of 1/2 a lemon (1 Tablespoon)


Preheat oven to 350-degrees F.

Place salmon pieces on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper or tin foil.

Season generously with salt and pepper and coat each piece with a good amount of mustard (at least 1 tablespoon per piece, feel free to use more until completely coated).  Roast for 10 minutes.

After 10 minutes pull out oven rack and drizzle a small amount of maple syrup or honey directly over fish pieces.  Squeeze lemon juice and return to oven.

Continue to bake another 5-10 minutes depending on the thickness of fish.

Grilled Grapefruit

Who said grillin’ is just for the fellas?  Not us!Grapefruit is known for being a great metabolism booster, add cinnamon which has fiber and regulates blood sugar and you’ve got one slammin’ summer slim down snack, sista.

Try this delicious breakfast/snack/dessert and let us know what you think in the comments down below.

Servings: 2

Time: 5-7 minutes

  • 1 grapefruit
  • 1 teaspoon of palm sugar, sucanat or organic cane sugar
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 2 pinches ginger (optional)
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract (optional)


Wash grapefruit and cut it in half, along the hemisphere.  Use a small knife to cut around the outside of the grapefruit (between the fruit and the pith, which is the while part) then cut along each of the white membranes separating the sections.   This will make it much easier to scoop out the fruit later.

Top each half with some natural sweetener, a sprinkle of cinnamon and any other combination of spices you prefer. Spread them evenly on the face of the grapefruit

Heat a non-stick pan over medium-high heat. Place the grapefruit face down on the pan. Grill for 2-3 minutes, making sure not to burn.

Stand over the stove and take in the sweet aroma. Serve warm.

Simple Tahini Dressing

Few sauces are as simple and satisfying as this tahini.  We put it on our steamed veggies, grains, beans fish… and even as a dressing on salads.  Heck, we’d eat it straight from the jar with a spoon, it’s just that good!  Try it out and let us know what you think in the comments below…

Servings: 2
Time: 3 minutes
  • 1/4 cup tahini
  • juice of 1 lemon (2 tablespoons)
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • water to thin (add 1 tablespoon at a time)
Combine all ingredients in a bowl or jar and mix well.  It may take some effort to incorporate the tahini in the liquid, be gentle and it will all come together.