Let’s Bring Back Ham Salad! Who’s In? We Can Use This Extremely Healthy Recipe

May 15, 2017

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 »


Asparagus and Sugar Snap Salad with Molasses Vinaigrette

April 18, 2017

A few weeks ago, I shared my recipe for Cauliflower, Tomato and Avocado Salad – which I really enjoy, because it’s a delicious non-lettuce-based salad, and sometimes I get bored with lettuce. And here’s another non-lettuce-based salad recipe, that’s equally as delicious: Asparagus and Sugar Snap Salad with Molasses Vinaigrette!

You start by steaming the Read the rest of this entry »


Cauliflower, Tomato, and Avocado Salad

April 4, 2017

I love salads. I eat them all the time. Sometimes, though, I get a little tired of lettuce and other salad greens, so figuring out a delicious non-lettuce salad is always fun. And I came up with a great one: Cauliflower, Tomato, and Avocado Salad!

I also love oddly-colored vegetables: rainbow carrots, purple asparagus… it’s all intriguing and delicious. So when I saw Read the rest of this entry »


It Looks Like a Quinoa Salad… But It’s NOT!

September 20, 2016

If it looks like a grain-based salad, and it tastes like a grain-based salad, it’s gotta be a grain-based salad, right?

riced-cauliflower-salad-plate

WRONG! There’s not a single grain on that plate. I made this salad with… Read the rest of this entry »


Vegetarian Tortilla Casserole

May 31, 2016

Shocking Confession Time: Before this weekend, I hadn’t been to the farmers market in a couple years. There was a time, about 5-6 years ago, when I was going every weekend, but my habits changed. This weekend, I was reminded how much I love it. Check out this haul!

farmers-market-haul

I went with Sarah and Allison, the day after Read the rest of this entry »


Easter Recipes, Part Two: MANGO, VEGGIE, AND PALM SALAD

March 29, 2016

Yesterday I shared my kick-ass Deviled Eggs recipe. Today, it’s a bright, simple, bold salad that’s perfect for springtime. Or any meal at any time of year. You start by making the dressing… and you only need two ingredients. Read the rest of this entry »


Pea Salad with Avocado Dressing

August 5, 2015

I’m liking peas right now. I’ve never disliked peas, but I’ve never eaten them much. Prior to last month, I had only bought peas twice in a decade, and it was bags of frozen peas to ice injuries.

But now I’m eating peas a whole lot more, and coming up with fun ways of eating them, like this salad:

Pea-Salad-on-Plate

My Pea Salad with Avocado Dressing is easy to make, too. I started with Read the rest of this entry »