Healthy Recipes

Loads of easy, healthy recipes to help you get back on track after a trip’s worth (or just a weekend's worth) of indulgences.
Shaved Brussels Slaw with Dates and Pepitas | http://saltandwind.com

Shaved Brussels Slaw with Dates and Pepitas

We're all for roasting, hashing, or sautéing a Brussels sprout or two but, in our book, slaws take the cake. During the Fall and Winter, the Californian in us misses the freshness of summer salads and this Shaved Brussels Slaw with Dates and Pepitas fills that void.

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Acorn Squash with Apple Walnut Stuffing | http://saltandwind.com

Acorn Squash with Apple Walnut Stuffing

Once upon a time, Thanksgiving was all Mom’s Green Jell-o, Classic Green Bean casserole, and Midwest mashed potatoes. These days it's been joined by some more modern friends — vegetarian and vegan sides and with an emphasis on fresh and healthy. Having something filling other than mashers and turkey is key — which is why we came up with this Farro-Stuffed Roasted Acorn Squash. 

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Squash, Arugula, Pomegranate Salad with Tahini Dressing | http://saltandwind.com

Squash, Arugula, Pomegranate Salad with Tahini Dressing

With each passing year, we gets a bit healthier with our holiday menus. This salad is super colorful and pretty much all make ahead and also vegan and gluten free so it'll satisfy pretty much any eater. 

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Mexican Shredded Chicken Tinga Burrito Bowl | http://saltandwind.com

Mexican Shredded Chicken Tinga Burrito Bowl

This healthy recipe for a gluten-free burrito bowl uses a quick take on chicken tinga then layers it with black beans, sweet potatoes, avocado, and fresh vegetables. 

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Roasted Butternut Squash Amaranth Spinach Salad with Lemongrass Peanut Dressing | http://saltandwind.com

Roasted Butternut Squash Amaranth Spinach Salad with Lemongrass Peanut Dressing

The Fall salad I'm really into right now is this bright Roasted Butternut Squash salad with tons of fresh Amaranth spinach greens, crisp garlic chips, and a Thai-inspired lemongrass peanut dressing. 

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Rosemary Melonade | http://saltandwind.com

Rosemary Melonade

We've got major love for lemonade but don't always want all the sugar — which is why this Rosemary Melonade from has been a hit this summer!

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Mexican Corn Panzanella Salad | http://saltandwind.com

Mexican Corn Panzanella Salad

Like a fresher, healthier take on classic corn elote meets panzanella, this recipe is one of our all time favorite summer salads.

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Red Pepper Ricotta Zucchini Lasagna | http://saltandwind.com

Red Pepper Ricotta Zucchini Lasagna

Layers of zucchini, red pepper sauce, and whipped ricotta—this is how we do lasagna when it's too hot to cook.

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Gougeres Tea Sandwiches With Moroccan Braised Chicken and Pickled Onions | http://saltandwind.com

Gougeres Tea Sandwiches With Moroccan Braised Chicken and Pickled Onions

An easy recipe for a modern twist on a classic tea sandwich with Moroccan flavors, these cheese puff sandwiches are loaded with braised Moroccan chicken, pickled onions, and spicy baby arugula.

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Wake Up Juice {Carrot, Orange, Pineapple Juice} | http://saltandwind.com

Wake Up Juice {Carrot, Orange, Pineapple Juice}

We live by the philosophy that every rule has an exception  and one such exception was at Rancho Pescadero where we fell head-over-heels for this juice. A little sweet, totally refreshing, and just enough ginger to get you going, it was the ideal way to start our mornings there.

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Shrimp and Watermelon Ceviche | http://saltandwind.com

Shrimp and Watermelon Ceviche

We first came across this ceviche on our trip to Rancho Pescadero and we're totally obsessed. This watermelon shrimp ceviche has all the hallmarks of Baja cuisine but with the unexpected heat from not one but two chiles, a little coconut water for sweetness, and tons of fresh herbs and is our favorite cocktail hour appetizer right now!

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Peanut Chicken Collard Greens Wraps | http://saltandwind.com

Peanut Chicken Collard Greens Wraps

Good food on the go is still not the norm, so, we're always, always in search of something healthy that travels well and still tastes good after a few hours in the air. This Peanut Chicken Collard Greens Wrap totally fits the bill—filling enough to keep you away from the pretzels but not so much that you'll food coma in the air. 

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