Ah, lentils. I’ve been experimenting a lot this year with pulses and black lentils have quickly become one of my favorites for their rich and beautiful color, hearty texture that stands up to cooking, and earthy flavor. If you’ve never played around with lentils outside of daal, stews or soups, then I highly recommend you try this one out to get out of your lentil rut! This Simple French Inspired Lentil Salad …Read more
Tomatoes. Cucumbers. Red onion. Fresh dill. Ahh, when I think of summer salads, this is exactly what I think of. Growing up, my mom had a small yet fruitful garden yielding plenty of cucumbers, tomatoes, green peas, brussel sprouts, peppers, and so many herbs she didn’t know what to do with them. I remember playing in the yard while she tended to it, however I didn’t inherit her green thumb …Read more
Need a salad to take you from winter into spring? This Curry Quinoa Salad is it- it has winter fruits like blood orange, lemon, warming curry spices, and mulberries with fresh herbs that remind me of spring! It’s a beautiful salad to make for a busy week ahead, for a picnic with your friends or loved one, for lunch on the go, etc. Also, it’s a fun new way to use quinoa.Read more
One of my most feared foods growing up, and I quite literally mean feared was potato salad smothered in mayo. Yuck, it combined almost every food I didn’t like growing up- including potatoes, mayo, herbs, egg yolks, and celery. My have things changed! I now appreciate potatoes roasted or mashed, I use fresh herbs daily, but I’m still out for the count on mayo. This is …Read more
I love salads. I can’t remember the last day I didn’t have one in some fashion, whether it be a cool cucumber salad in the summer, a fruit salad in the spring, or a warm salad like this when the weather gets a little chilly. This Warm Quinoa Salad is all about balancing warm quinoa, mixed with fresh herbs, lots of lemon, olive oil, and some seasonal ingredients like pomegranates and …Read more
Some nights, when you’re craving pasta yet don’t want to fuss with something hot or do much of any cooking- this is the perfect pasta dish containing less than 10 ingredients! The marriage of tart green apples, which are not only low in sugar but contain a fiber called pectin which is great for our digestion; mixed with sweet and savory pesto made with fresh basil and meaty walnuts is …Read more
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