Here’s a beautiful, colorful winter salad to perk you up in the chilly months. It’s even better the next day after the flavors get to blend together overnight. But don’t let that stop you from enjoying it right away… it’s also fantastic immediately! It’s super filling because both butternut squash and chickpeas have lots of fiber. Continue reading
Light and flavorful, here is a super-easy, clean, and low-carb way to enjoy a lovely crab salad. The herbs provide an interesting, subtle flavor that highlights the crab, instead of overwhelming it with a lot of cream or butter. And also, herbs are pretty. Aren’t they? Continue reading
Got tomatoes? Me too! Nothing tastes so much like summer as a beautiful, ripe tomato. Now, I do love a caprese salad (tomato, basil, fresh mozzarella) as much as the next person, but you might not want all that cheese at times. (I know, I can’t believe I said that. OK, maybe you just don’t have fresh mozzarella on hand right now. I bet you have an onion, though.) Anyway, regardless of the reason, here’s a flavorful, healthy dairy-free option that will delight your tastebuds! Continue reading
Here’s a snappy, crisp, and refreshing summer salad which can become a main course with the optional addition of some protein (I used sliced hard-cooked eggs, but you could use whatever you like, such as sliced grilled chicken or shrimp, or even marinated, grilled tofu).
I used a spiralizer to make the “zoodles” (zucchini noodles), but you can also use a vegetable peeler to make long, fettucine-like ribbons of zucchini. Once you get started with zoodles, it’s kind of hard to stop. You’ll think of all kinds of dressings and toppings and sauces to put on them. This is the time of year when zucchini is abundant, so knock yourself out!
Confession: I wasn’t even sure if I liked zucchini due to a watery experience with cooked zucchini in my childhood, but prepared raw this way, it’s crisp and fresh-tasting. Continue reading