10 Tips for a Healthy 4th of July

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  1. Grill with Care: Remember that you can’t tell just by looking when meat is done. Invest in a quality food thermometer and make sure you follow the temperature guides provided by foodsafety.gov.
  1. Stay Hydrated: With Southern California temperatures soaring and the current water shortage on our minds, it is easy to neglect our own hydration needs. Drink plenty of water, keep water-packed vegetables and fruits on hand for snacking, and try to minimize sun exposure and excessive sweating. Fruits high in water content are watermelon and grapefruit, and vegetables high in water include lettuce and zucchini.

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Almond Crusted Salmon with Roasted Asparagus, Summer Salsa, Avocado Sauce, and Quinoa Stuffed Red Pepper

Almond Crusted Salmon

I graduated from my Masters program and finally have a chance to breathe, relax, and cook. Here is a delicious recipe I made for my dad over Father’s Day weekend. It’s a perfect summer dish that is healthy, filling, and absolutely delicious! Enjoy!

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