Category Archives: Salads

A springtime sandwich . . . Cucumber Mint & Dill with Maple Wasabi Mayo!

I simply don’t know . . . what I am loving more?  Is it the spring weather or this spectacular springtime sandwich?  Well, I am not going to pick one or the other.  Oh no!  Instead I will simply choose both . . . and preferably together!  Yes, I will enjoy this sandwich while sitting… Read More





Quick tip . . . Purple Coleslaw

Happy Monday!  Just wanted to leave you with a “quick tip” to start your week . . . Purple Coleslaw! Yes, coleslaw.  It is not just for a summertime barbecue or a picnic side salad.  Oh no, it is another secret ingredient I like to have on hand . . . a lot and for… Read More



Surprise Salad . . . Toasted Pecan and Fresh Blueberry Red Quinoa Salad!

A new year and a new salad . . . Surprise Salad!  This salad is exactly that.  It’s a surprise waiting . . . no begging, tempting you to take a first bite.  A first bite that you will be hoping doesn’t end.  Because somewhere in the madness of this salad is delicious success!  Yes,… Read More


Sunshine in a bowl . . . Golden Fennel Salad!

Holidays are all about decadence, right?  At least the food always seems to be extra rich, extra heavy, extra fattening . . . gross!  Well, I probably shouldn’t have said gross but I did.  Don’t judge me . . . even though, it’s true, I am judging holiday food.   So go ahead, judge me.  I can take… Read More


Try something new . . . Basmati Rice with Mushrooms, Leeks and Hijiki!

Another night, another dinner . . . another new ingredient to maybe try.  Not maybe, but YES!  Hijiki!  So last night, I gave “hijiki” a try. Hijiki is a sea vegetable.  Sea vegetables always offer a welcome dose of alkalinizing minerals.  Seriously, who doesn’t need an extra dose, right?  It is the richest of all… Read More