Category Archives: Salad

Crunchy Quinoa DIsh

I’ve been making more and more quinoa lately. I really like the nutty flavor and the fact that it is so good for me. I like this dish because it’s nice a crunchy. I toast extra pumpkin seeds to have … Continue reading

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Transform Your Summer Tomatoes

Everyone (except me because I seem incapable of growing tomatoes) has beautiful tomatoes in their gardens. I made this salad last week with lovely heirloom tomatoes so the ┬ácolors were stunning. It is simple, tasty and a perfect side dish … Continue reading

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Tabouleh with Grilled Vegetables

I’ve been cooking weekly for a pescatarian couple, meaning they’re mainly vegetarians but they do eat fish. I’ve been discovering a lot of great vegetarian dishes that I’ve been able to share with my family. This one is easy and … Continue reading

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Curry Chicken Salad

This is my friend, Teddi Wessing’s, old family recipe. We made it for luncheon we did yesterday where we had a trio of salads — the curry chicken, a Greek pasta salad with tri tip and a green salad. The … Continue reading

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Quinoa and Grapefruit Salad

I was reading a blog the other day about food that’ll be served at some of the Oscar parties and it was touting the “unusual grains” that are becoming the latest trends in Hollywood. Once again I’m way ahead of … Continue reading

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Back-to-School Pasta

My girls have been back in school since August 15th (They’re very jealous of those who don’t go back until after Labor Day). Having teenagers, they don’t really like to spend time figuring out their lunches for school and I … Continue reading

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Ever Heard of Quinoa?

Quinoa is an ancient grain. In fact, the Incas held it as sacred. It is light and fluffy with a slightly nutty flavor. It’s really a perfect food, with 12-18% protein and a balanced set of amino acids. It’s gluten … Continue reading

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