Balsamic Caramelized Onions

2 to 3 organic white, yellow or visalia onions (medium size) Cut into approximately 1 inch long by 1/2 inch wide pieces

1 TBSP Organic unfiltered olive oil

1 TBSP Organic Balsamic Vinegar

2 cloves minced garlic

1 tsp organic sugar


Place onions, olive oil and garlic into a stainless steel pan with lid.  Cook on medium for approximately 45 minutes until the onions begin to soften

Add balsamic vinegar and sugar.  Stir and reduce heat slightly and continue to cook further until onions become translucent and it begins to thicken.


Remove from heat.  Can be served warm, room temperature or chilled and served like a relish.




Karen Redmond received her undergraduate degree from Michigan State University and a Masters Degree of Science in Health and Fitness Promotion from Marymount University. She has been working in the health and fitness field for 20 years. She is a Master CHEK Practitioner and Holistic Health and Lifestyle Coach. Currently she is studying with Guy Voyer, D.O. studying Osteopathy in the Soma Training and Soma Therapy and ELDOA Programs. Karen is the owner of North Shore Smart Bodies located in Northbrook, Illinois. Specializing in corrective exercise, holistic lifestyle and nutrition coaching, she sees a wide range of clients including those with orthopedic injuries and back pain. Karen enjoys working with runners and endurance athletes of all levels and all distances. She does blood lactate threshold testing, gait analysis and a musculoskeletal evaluation on all clients. Karen then develops a customized program with myofascial stretching, ELDOAS, stability and strength training. She also works with pre/post natal clients, golfers and other athletes. Karen is a competitive runner and enjoys racing distances from 5k to half marathons.

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