If I told you I spent last week in the Pacific Northwest, blissfully eating my way through Seattle, would you judge me as Head Frugal Foodie? You would if you heard how many eateries we tried (more on that later)… Read more
Posts from the ‘Salad’ Category
Welcome to my favorite drop-off meal for new moms.
I (vaguely) remember the blur of those early days post-labor – the figuring out my diet, wishing away the last few pregnancy pounds, wondering if I would ever have time to cook (or shower) again, and praying earnestly against casseroles when friends and family kindly volunteered to bring over dinner. Read more
EAT YOUR VEGGIES!
If you’ve been hearing this over and over all our life but you lack any and all motivation to add more spinach, carrots or broccoli to your diet, may I recommend this salad. It’s a fabulous dish for this time of year, and will help you feel better about that upcoming summer vacation you’re planning where you’ll inevitably have to don on a…(gulp)…bathing suit. Read more
It’s no secret our family loves us some beans. From soups to salads to chicken and rice bakes that I call a “bake” because I’m too snobby to introduce “casserole” to my vocabulary, beans are decided a staple in our kitchen. And when I figured out what I could save by cooking my own instead of buying canned beans, our relationship went to a whole new level. Read more
“Well, it’s kind of a little sea creature that lives at the bottom of the ocean” I explained, hoping the conversation would end there. Read more
The name alone sounds healthy and exotic. Then toss in some mango, avocado and cilantro and we’ve got a full-on flavor party.
I realize I’m not going to convince everyone to give quinoa a try but this nutty grain is packed with fiber and protein and you just feel down-right healthy eating it. I might even still feel good about it smothered in hot fudge. Ok, maybe not… Read more