Freekeh salad recipe

Freekeh. It’s a fun word to say. And a fun grain to eat (as you’ll discover with this freekeh salad recipe). But first, what the heck is freekeh? It’s wheat, but it’s young green wheat that has been roasted and cracked. Because of how it’s harvested, it has more protein than quinoa. It’s also has Read more about Freekeh salad recipe[…]

What to do with Thanksgiving leftovers

Congratulations, you’ve hosted another fantastic Thanksgiving feast (I’m just sure it was fantastic with family and friends). Now you must face the age old post-holiday question: What to do with Thanksgiving leftovers? Relax, here are three recipe ideas that will make you and your family happy! What to do with Thanksgiving leftovers I envy people Read more about What to do with Thanksgiving leftovers[…]

Butternut squash salad with cranberry dressing

If you read my Facebook posts or blogs, you will know that I have a crush on Mark Bittman. Who doesn’t love a man who can cook? The Food Matters Cookbook is one of my favorites and I have yet to make something from it that doesn’t make me smile. This butternut squash salad with Read more about Butternut squash salad with cranberry dressing[…]

Recipe Weds: Broccoli and Shrimp Salad with Ginger Peanut Dressing

broccoli and shrimp salad

Broccoli and shrimp salad with ginger peanut dressing is a refreshing and hearty summer salad, perfect for picnics.

Do you need a great salad to take to a picnic this summer? I love bringing healthy salads to parties (and love it when people bring them to mine). This broccoli and shrimp salad with ginger peanut dressing is perfect when you want something light, but also filling enough to be your meal. The ginger peanut dressing is made with lemon juice and vinegar, so you have no fear of mayonnaise going funky. […]

Recipe Weds: Wild Rice, Kale and Summer Squash

The heat here in the DC area has been so intense this summer. It is hard to work up the enthusiasm to cook in this kind of weather! But if you can do the cooking early in the morning or later at night when it’s cooler, life is much more pleasant. Enter entree salads. Prepare Read more about Recipe Weds: Wild Rice, Kale and Summer Squash[…]