The beautiful photographs and recipes of Béatrice Peltre have always captivated me, and this gorgeous and delicious soup is the best soup David and I have had in a while. I looked everywhere for white lentils to no avail, but I think red lentils worked well. Red or yellow lentils are better for soup than Puy […]
This may well be favorite bean salad EVER. Not necessarily bean salad either, just salad in general. This is another winner for picnics. It tastes delicious on day 1 and perhaps more delicious on day 2. Try to get young carrots from the farmer’s market or grocery or at least smaller carrots with the greens […]
One thing I loved about our time in California was the abundance of healthy restaurants and healthy option on lots of menus. I really loved the simple but life-affirming salad at Native Foods. The vegetables were always fresh and the simple vinaigrette let them shine. I was craving something similar recently, and I have been really […]
This pretty bowl was straight-up delicious. There are so many ways you could put this dish together. Although I love the look and taste of the black rice, you could use brown, white or red. I skipped the bean sprouts and used steamed cauliflower, since I already had that on hand. You could also use edamame, snap […]
This salad from Heidi Swanson has been one of my favorite ones to make this summer. I simplified it quite a bit by using canned chickpeas and a bag of pre-shredded carrots, which may not look as pretty as heirloom carrots sliced whisper-thin on a mandoline, but still taste pretty great. For those of you […]
from: People Magazine December 29, 2014 serves: 4-6 This is one delicious salad that may seem like a hot mess, but really all comes together in superfood harmony. I absolutely loved it! 1 1/2 cups quinoa (cooked according to package instructions, until al dente, then cooled) 1/2 cup toasted pecans 1/3 bunch basil, chopped 1/3 bunch […]
A colorful and spicy side that breaks up all the heavy, rich dishes on the table from: Bon Appetit 2014 Thanksgiving Issue serves: 8 2 garlic cloves, finely grated or chopped 1/4 cup olive oil 1/4 cup pure maple syrup 1 tablespoon harissa paste (I used a nice, rounded tablespoon) 2 teaspoons cumin seeds
Fettuccine is my favorite noodle and here it is mixed with garlicky carrot and zucchini ribbons. Genius!!! This meal took about 15 minutes to make and it was delicious. I think I will be making it quite frequently!