Some friends at work came up with a really fun idea: a cooking challenge, inspired by “Chopped” on the Food Network! They posted three ingredients on our internal social media platform on Friday, and over the weekend, everyone that wanted to participate could make a dish using those ingredients. Then, on Monday, Read the rest of this entry »
My friend Mat sent me a really interesting recipe a few weeks ago, for blistered cucumbers, and I just had to try it. It caught my attention because cucumbers are one of the vegetables that you rarely, if ever, see cooked. And this recipe involves cooking them in a really interesting way. Count me in! Read the rest of this entry »
I love trying new varieties of fruits and vegetables. So I was very excited to see a basket of green vegetables at the store labeled “Shanghai.”
They look like little baby bok choys, but who knows? Maybe they’re something completely different! Only one way to find out… bring some home and eat them! Read the rest of this entry »
I recently shared a recipe for Avocado Deviled Eggs that included a tantalizing tease: another recipe from our Easter meal that was sure to whet your appetite. Well, I wasn’t planning for it to take two more weeks to get this post up, but it did. File this one under ‘better late than never!’
The Avocado Deviled Eggs was one of two dishes Read the rest of this entry »
I’ve been using (and eating!) riced vegetables a lot lately. They’re just so easy and convenient. They cook quickly, can be added to so many dishes, and best of all, good for you! (For more riced vegetable ideas, click here, here, and here.) So, here’s another recipe involving riced vegetables. This time, I used riced broccoli as the basis for a delicious salad.
That’s a 15-ounce bag of riced broccoli from Read the rest of this entry »
I have a memory from my childhood of sitting at my grandparents’ kitchen table in Benton Harbor, Michigan, and eating a ham salad sandwich for lunch. Here’s me and my grandparents, Dorothy and Dean, from 1981, when I was 2 years old:
I was older when I ate that ham salad sandwich that I so vividly remember, but that’s the woman that made it. My grandma Dorothy used to make Read the rest of this entry »
Here’s a novel idea: sandwiches, with apple slices instead of bread!
Healthy, low carb, and super easy to make. Perfect party food, a great midday snack, or an after-school treat for the kids! Here’s how to make ’em: Read the rest of this entry »