Sides and Salads

Edamame with Mint, Pecans and Scallions

One week ago today, the food blog community learned that a dear friend named Sherry had passed suddenly from a heart attack. Sherry was well-known for her writing at What did you eat?. Although I did [...]

Cucumber Salad Recipes

Cucumbers are one of my favorite summer vegetables. My two favorite ways to eat them are in sandwiches or slightly pickled. My mother prepares a pickled salad of cucumbers, cider vinegar, water, pepper, and sliced sweet [...]

The bean scene: healthy refried beans

I haven't been giving priority to my wishlist of recipes bookmarked over the past year. I continue to disregard my list and instead cook things based on my hungry stomach and what it demands at any [...]

Sesame-Ginger Chicken Salad

I didn't think that my dinner last night would turn out all that special. It wasn't planned out or really given much thought. I had a few not-so-healthy meals over the weekend and knew I had [...]

Whole Wheat Basil-Nut Couscous

Not only am I excited to be using couscous, I am excited that it comes in a whole wheat version. I continue to search for new and interesting high-fiber starches to add to our meals. I [...]

Citrus Quinoa with Roasted Vegetables

I've been meaning to cook with quinoa for quite some time. I bought a small amount of it in the bulk bin at Whole Foods a few weeks ago and hadn't gotten around to trying it [...]

Tuesday Night Tarragon Bean Mash

My vegetable supply is dwindling down in anticipation of my Friday product delivery so I didn't have much to work with tonight. I wanted something healthy and without much salt, but packed with flavor. After a [...]

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