I’m pleased to announce the debut of my new radio show: The Dish with Nancy Newcomer. My passion for fresh food, farmers markets, and family dinners are just the beginning of the conversation. I’ll share my favorite foodie finds, kitchen & entertaining tips and feature interviews with experts in cooking, health, nutrition, food, wine, & more. Provocative, informative, fun and fabulous, The Dish with Nancy Newcomer airs Tuesdays, 12noon PST and on-demand on Empower Radio. Thanks to my amazing sponsor, Go Cleanse for making it all possible! Also available on-demand through i-heart radio, i-tunes, & Stitcher Radio. To order Go Cleanse or for more info, call the FAB coaches at (805) 500-4644.

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Grab a copy of my e-cookbook,  The Best of Back to the Kitchen, Soups & Salads, Vol 1,  a collection of 16 of my most favorite recipes using fresh, farmer’s market bounty.  It makes for a perfect “go to” in the kitchen when you’re looking for a healthy meal to serve your family. Read it on your ipad, laptop, desktop or download in PDF form to print out.

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About Nancy:  Nancy Newcomer, is a food blogger, radio personality and an accomplished cook & creator of simple, healthy meals made from fresh, organic  ingredients. With an emphasis on local farmer’s market bounty, her Facebook blog, “Back to the Kitchen: Healthy Living with Real Food” is followed by people in more than 28 countries. She is a contributor to Empoweradio.comGeffner TV, and Santa Barbara Dining & Destinations Magazine.  Nancy is featured on:

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Super Shrimp Salad

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by Nancy Newcomer

People have asked me what I eat while I’m on the Go Cleanse program~ this would be one of my “go-to’s”. My Super Shrimp Salad is tasty, beautiful, healthy, and easy to make~ perfect choice for a meal while doing the cleanse or just about anytime! (FYI, I’ve lost 50 lbs on Go Cleanse~ for info & to get your questions answered, call Rita or Vickie , GC coaches at (805) 500-4644)

Super Shrimp Salad
Serves 4


1 lb shrimp, cooked, cooled, peeled & deveined

1 head lettuce, washed, dried, & torn into pieces

1/4 head thinly sliced red cabbage

1/2 cup fresh basil, cut in strips (chiffonade method)

1/2 cup castelvetrano olives

1- 14 oz can quartered artichoke hearts, packed in water

1 red bell pepper, diced

1/2 cup toasted walnut pieces

Combine all ingredients in a large salad bowl, toss with my homemade Green Diva Salad Dressing, serve, YUM! (If you’re lazy, just toss with oil and vinegar with a little cracked pepper :) )

OPTIONAL: Add tomatoes & feta cheese or sub out any other fish or chicken in place of the shrimp.





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I had a wonderful opportunity to create two Thanksgiving stuffing recipes for my friends at Crazy Good Bread Company in Santa Barbara.  Last weekend we collaborated on a stuffing class at the newly opened Santa Barbara Public Market where everyone got to sample the recipes, ask questions, and have a great time gearing up for […]

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40 Ways to Practice Self -Kindness

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“The most powerful relationship you will ever have is the relationship with yourself.” ― Steve Maraboli As we all know modern life can be very stressful. With so many demands on our time, through juggling family, work and friends, it can be a little difficult to give ourselves the attention that we really need and […]

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I hope you had a chance to hear my interview with the “Apple King”, my good friend Jim Yager,  who takes on the fall apple harvest with full gusto! Hear about his applesauce making process and take a peek into a little window of what life is like in lower Mendocino County, California. Fall is […]

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Did you know that the Moscow Mule was invented in 1941?  Two alcohol distributors, one selling vodka, the other selling ginger beer, found that no one wanted to buy their products. The two sat down at the famed Cock n’ Bull restaurant on Sunset Blvd. in LA and conjured up a classic. Why the copper […]

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