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 […]

Easy, Healthy, Italian, Light


The more I talk to people I learn that, while most know what pesto is, they have no clue how to make it. When I try to explain that it’s easy, they think I am nuts. Honestly, if you have a food processor, this is a snap – PLUS, you will impress everyone and you […]

Healthy, Light, Thai

Lettuce Wraps

Please don’t be scared off by what I am about to tell you. Monday night I was bored and I wanted to make something I had never done before. I spent at least half an hour going through my cupboards/fridge in a sorry attempt to create something new. I began to digress and wash the […]

Dinner, Healthy, Italian, Light, Soup

Minestrone Soup

I have made this a few times, most recently for dinner on Easter (very festive, I know). I realize that this is not a traditional minestrone, mostly because Dad and I debated the finer points and as it turns out, I am wrong. However, Todd and I are pretty sure its perfect! I wanted to […]

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