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.
Marinated Zucchini Chicken Salad with Marcona Almonds  | http://saltandwind.com

Marinated Zucchini Chicken Salad with Marcona Almonds

It's that time of the year when two summertime truths emerge: a) it’s too hot to really cook and b) you somehow find yourself with have a bushel of zucchini to get through. So, we thought we’d kill two culinary birds with one stone with this Marinated Zucchini Chicken Salad.

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Chilled Zucchini Walnut Basil Soup | http://saltandwind.com

Chilled Zucchini Walnut Basil Soup

This time of year I can never get enough zucchini. That is until I can’t stand anymore zucchini. After you’ve made your share of zucchini pasta, zucchini carpaccio, and salads, it can get to be a bit overwhelming. That’s when I turn to this super easy zucchini soup. 

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Slow-Roasted Tomato and Cilantro-Cashew Picnic Sandwich | http://saltandwind.com

Slow-Roasted Tomato and Cilantro-Cashew Picnic Sandwich

I'm a romantic at heart so I have these swoon-worthy visions of summertime picnics. At the seaside, at sunset, or at a music performance, there's something about the perfect picnic that just makes my culinary heart pitter patter. And, yes, the vision of my perfect picnic has cold lemonade, a more adult sipper, and a great salad, but it's pretty much incomplete unless there's a sandwich like this  Slow-Roasted Tomato and Cilantro-Cashew Picnic Sandwich.

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Salty Sweet Blueberry Almond Granola Bars | http://saltandwind.com

Salty Sweet Blueberry Almond Granola Bars

Eating on a road trip is like eating at a sports game — your healthy-eating choices are limited at best. Sure, comfort food from a hole-in-the-wall diner sounds amazing but riding in the car after eating a gut-bomb is asking for a food coma. So, before I hit the road I make these no-bake Blueberry Almond Granola Bars. They're easy to make, loaded with good-for-me ingredients, satisfies both the sweet and savory tooth, and, best of all, they haven't been sitting on a gas station shelf for six months. 

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Wild Rice Salad with Baby Greens, Tomatoes, Mozzarella, and Pistachios  | http://saltandwind.com

Wild Rice Salad with Baby Greens, Tomatoes, Mozzarella, and Pistachios

This is your summer potluck salad because it's easy and always gets major compliments. When you want a meal of a salad or just have made a lot of extra grains, this is your jam. Loaded with greens, tomatoes, mozzarella, and toasted pistachios, is a summer recipe that's a total keeper. 

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Zucchini Rajas Salmon Tacos  | http://saltandwind.com

Zucchini Rajas Salmon Tacos

This weekend Zucchini Rajas Salmon Tacos is where it's at. This a perfect recipe in that they're super easy to make but elegant enough to be from a restaurant. Which is likely because these Zucchini Rajas Salmon Tacos are highly inspired by the Sopa de Crema dish at Taco Maria restaurant. The recipe reflects the restaurant because Taco Maria is pretty unassuming when you first walk in but a few bites and it'll knock your calcetines off (see what I did there?).

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Chopped Salad with Buttermilk-Peppercorn Dressing | http://saltandwind.com

Chopped Salad with Buttermilk-Peppercorn Dressing

I wish I knew about this salad so long ago. It's inspired by a salad I found at M Cafe de Chaya that's a bit fancier – with tempeh bacon, beets, and a vegan "Ranch" dressing. But, after spending way more than I should ever be spending on salads, I decided to make my own version. 

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Pan-Roasted Trout with Walnut-Green Sauce | http://saltandwind.com

Pan-Roasted Trout with Walnut-Green Sauce

It's that time of year — the time when the Pacific Northwest starts to shine. When you can cast your line in the nearest river and catch your dinner, be it salmon or rainbow trout. Which means it's time for this Toasted Walnut Green Sauce.

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Shaved Asparagus Cilantro Tahini Avocado Toast | http://saltandwind.com

Shaved Asparagus Cilantro Tahini Avocado Toast

Our love for toast is never-ending; especially in the warmer weather when we want to cook simply. So, lately, we've been making this twist on an avocado toast with a cilantro-tahini dressing and a shaved asparagus salad. 

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Chickpea Sliders With Roasted Red Pepper Ketchup | http://saltandwind.com

Chickpea Sliders With Roasted Red Pepper Ketchup

We’ve made our fair share of stops at In N OutThe Little Owl, and Father’s Office all in the name of a burger. But, sometimes we just can’t go that big. And that’s been the case lately. So, to get back in balance, we’ve decided to go meatless with the help of these Chickpea Sliders with Roasted Red Pepper Ketchup.

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Lily's Everyday Granola | http://saltandwind.com

Lily's Everyday Granola

This is our favorite granola to bake before a busy week. It's free of gluten, refined sugars, and it super easy to make. It also filled with big clusters - the best part of granola! Enjoy it granola with your fave milk and fruit, on top of your favorite chia pudding, or even snacked on alone.

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Brown Rice Vegetable Cashew Lemon Bowl | http://saltandwind.com

Brown Rice Vegetable Cashew Lemon Bowl

You know those times where it's like your living the movie The Hangover – the 1st one, of course, it's best – and you don't know what or when but you know it did happen. It really truly did happen and you need a get-out-of-jail-card? If it's bad eating then this is the cure.

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