Garbanzo Bean and Zucchini Salad

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But for a little chopping, this is a very simple salad to make. It’s light and fresh and a perfect addition to a summer meal. The dressing is very light, but tasty. I made the mistake of serving this with a shrimp orzo dish that had a lot of feta in it, so this salad [...]

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Purslane Bean Salad

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OK, this should be my final purslane post for the summer. Even if my CSA continues to distribute it, I’ll make this salad again or one of other two recipes that I recently posted.

This salad has a surprising amount of flavor. I ate several servings and enjoyed every bite.

This salad takes a little time to [...]

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Cinnamon Sugar Rattle Snacks

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This is a recipe from a cookbook that I love.   It’s called The Sneaky Chef by Missy Chase Lapine.   It’s a cookbook that teaches you how to hide vegetables in  your children’s food.  I have a number of favorite recipes from the book and this is one of them.    This is a great snack recipe [...]

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Shrimp with Spiced Masala and Coconut Milk

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My cousin Danielle is taking an Integrative Nutrition class in NY so she’ll be visiting us once a month for the next six months.   It’s a nice treat for us to see her because she lives in DC and we typically only see her a couple of times a year at big family gatherings.   She [...]

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Chick Pea Soup

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The picture above definitely doesn’t do justice to this soup. I stumbled upon this recipe when I attended a gathering of “mothers of twins plus one” a couple of years ago. The meeting was at an apartment on Riverside Drive in the 90s and it was gorgeous! At one [...]

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Chickpea Salad with Lemon and Parmesan

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Here’s my first savory post. Last week I had the flu and spent almost the entire week in bed. While in bed I watched the Food Network ad infinitum. Some of the shows were very interesting and prompted me to try a few new recipes [...]

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