Sometimes you just need simple. And nothing is more simple in my mind than couscous. It cooks up in about 5 minutes. You can add almost anything to it and change it from a fun and friendly side to a main entrée in seconds. Its definitely a staple in my pantry…and probably should go on my emergency shelf.
So when… Continue reading
I have to admit I am not the biggest fan of BLT sandwiches. All the mayo…not so yummy in my book. My mom and my husband. If it has bacon, then its all good. So I gave the Roasted BLT Salad in the Better Homes and Gardens Dinner on a Dollar magazine, I stopped to give it some pondering.… Continue reading
Sometimes you just have to work with what you have and the time you have. Such was the case not too many days ago. Salads are kind of a go to meal for me. You can pretty much pull whatever you have in your pantry and veggie drawer and throw a salad together. To add some protein, cashews, walnuts, shredded… Continue reading
A few Thanksgivings ago I was trying to find an alternative salad to my family’s traditional lettuce, chive, mayo and garlic salt salad. Yeah I know it sounds oh so exciting (sarcasm intended) but it actually does taste yummy. It just gets boring after awhile, especially when it is served at every single family get together. Plus, as I am… Continue reading
Summer is pretty much here in Southern California except for the alternate personality our weather occasionally decides to display. And summer means enjoying fresh salad greens, succulent fruit and juicy vegetables kissed in flavorful dressings.
Some of my favorite salads are those that combine fruits and vegetables. That perfect blend of sweet with bitterness and tart. It’s unexpected yet some… Continue reading
A while back I feel in love with the idea of macrobiotic cooking. I actually lost about 160 pounds over the course of a year eating that way. I really enjoyed macrobiotics and continued to eat that way until a busy life led back to some more meat based habits. However, there were several recipes that I fell in love… Continue reading