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Asian Chicken Salad with Honey Miso Dressing

Asian Chicken Salad with Honey Miso Dressing

This easy chicken salad has become a family favorite.  It’s light, healthy, quick and addictively delicious.  Mildly sweet, savory ginger miso dressing kicks everything up a notch!  Plus, using perfect poached chicken breasts means the salad comes together in a snap! As the weather warms […]

Pear Sorbet, Perfumed with Ginger and Rosemary

Pear Sorbet, Perfumed with Ginger and Rosemary

Light and refreshing.  This luscious sorbet is a terrific way to use overripe pears.  It’s also ideal as a palate cleanser between courses or a light and refreshing dessert. In Johannesburg, spring has just begun.  Some of us still have a few of the season’s […]

Refreshing Gnamakoudji, Ginger Juice from Côte d’Ivoire

Refreshing Gnamakoudji, Ginger Juice from Côte d’Ivoire

Gnamakoudji (pronounced nyamakūdji) is a refreshing ginger, pineapple juice from Côte d’Ivoire.  It has become one of my favorite pick-me-ups — refreshing and invigorating. Health Benefits Personally, I have always adored ginger, as much for its mild spiciness as for its amazing health benefits.  Ginger […]

Immune Boosting Juice with Winter Fruits

Immune Boosting Juice with Winter Fruits

By July, those of us who live in the Southern Hemisphere are already looking forward to spring.  During these final months of winter, I find my immune system — and my attitude — could both benefit from a little boost.  So, I like to start […]