Lunch

Dinner, French, Healthy, Light, Lunch, Salad

Nicoise Style Salad

It’s not always easy to prepare a healthy, light, and satisfying dinner, especially on a weeknight. (It’s further compounded when you’re a carbohydrate loving Italian girl.) Tonight Todd went to the grocery store, and unbeknown to him, came back with the extra ingredients for a Nicoise salad. As it happens, I do not care for […]

Healthy, Indian, Light, Lunch

Curried Quinoa Salad

In the mood for something healthy that won’t leave you starving (or groaning) when you’re done? You’re looking for quinoa. It is an amazing grain that is loaded with protein, easy to make, delicious and satisfying. Quinoa cooks just like rice, has a soft texture when cooked, and is neutral in flavor. The USDA National Nutrient Database says that […]

French, Healthy, Light, Lunch, Sandwich

Ratatouille & Brie Sandwich

I am so excited because I just perfected the ratatouille sandwich from Toronto! As promised, here’s the recipe. This recipe is great because it is so multi-purpose. I made the ratatouille last night to have as a side with the most amazing ribs, which left most of ratatouille for these sandwiches the next day. Choose […]

Healthy, Light, Lunch, Salad

Roasted Beet Salad

We also picked up fresh beets at the Farmer’s Market on Saturday. Todd was not convinced when I suggested that we buy some – but he admitted that he has only had pickled beets. Now that he tried this salad, he loves beets, and I think you will, too. They are deliciously sweet, and have […]

Healthy, Light, Lunch, Salad

Quinoa Tabouli

Tabbouleh/Tabouli is a Middle Eastern dish, typically made from wheat bulgar. There are a multitude of variations that are dependent upon the region, such as the Turkish version,kisir. Tabouli is a fantastic dish in the summer – it’s cold temperature and light flavors won’t put you to sleep after eating. Perhaps most persuasive is that there is […]

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