We’ve had a nice break from the rain here in the Northwest and the local strawberries are already arriving at the produce stands! I usually have to… Read More »
Quinoa is one of those “super foods” we are all supposed to be eating. However, I still struggle with incorporating it into our diets. We have found that quinoa salads are one of the easiest ways to eat quinoa, not to mention it’s a perfect meatless meal.
I already have a wonderful Bacon Potato Salad posted, and you might be asking yourself how many potato salad recipes does one person need? I’ve asked myself the same question, and I have yet to come up with an answer.
It’s Monday again, so another Meatless Monday at my house. Today’s recipe is a really nice Mexican-inspired salad based on a Cooking Light recipe. It’s super easy to throw together, but the vegetables need to marinate for about an hour before the salad is assembled.
I am always on the lookout for new quick and healthy dinner ideas, so when I spotted a quinoa salad in an issue of Everyday with Rachael Ray I just had to try it. I kept the ingredients the same, but I did change their ratios quite a bit.
We eat a lot of corn tortillas at our house, which can get a bit boring. So the other night I decided to get creative and make something slightly different with my store bought tortillas.
I sprayed some non-stick spray into various bowls and ramekins and inserted one softened tortilla into each dish. I sprayed again and baked until crisp. Instant, edible tortilla bowls.
I was preparing Greek Pasta Salad, with my youngest daughter whisking the dressing ingredients. She saw me with my bowl of chopped ingredients: cheese, pepperoni, onions and olives and yelled “Pasta Pizza?! Are you sure about this?”
Quinoa is one of those grains I had never even heard of, let alone ate, before going gluten free. For the first couple weeks I even pronounced it… Read More »
I am guessing that one of the most popular items on the Olive Garden menu is actually the Garden Salad. It seems like everyone loves that salad. Well,… Read More »