Tortilla Bowl Salad with Green Goddess Dressing

We started this blog for one reason: we love cooking. We don’t want to be chefs; we don’t need to have the prettiest pictures or the biggest following. What we do want is to inspire cooking at home: the idea that you can cook a healthy, wholesome meal for yourself,...

Salad Bar

Not everyone loves vegetables, but most people can get behind a good salad bar. We love the concept of salad bar at home — something about calling it “salad bar’ makes it more glamorous. And there are certain toppings that scream “salad bar” and make it even more special –...

Spicy Cashew Lettuce Wraps

A sale on lettuce at our local winter farmer’s market a few weeks ago ($1.50 per head!) made us wonder — what to do with lettuce other than a salad?  The first thing that came to mind was lettuce wraps – so we thought we’d give them a try. We...

Beet, Kale, and Kohlrabi Salad with Grapefruit Vinaigrette

Alex and I have a saying — “healthy is delicious”. I’m sure it’s not original, but it’s one of the first things we learned when we cut back on processed foods in favor of whole and natural ones. It seems contradictory — how can something be healthy if it tastes...

Grape and Walnut Salad with Lemon Poppy Seed Dressing

Happy November!  We can’t believe it already time to start thinking about Thanksgiving. We’ve prepared a Thanksgiving menu for you again this year, and realized it’s already time to start sharing the recipes. We also wanted to send lots of thoughts and prayers eastward to those of you in the...

Grilled Romaine Salad with Tuna (Salade Nicoise)

Each summer, we take the chance to do some experimenting with our grill. Since we eat mainly meatless at home, we generally try to think outside the traditional burgers and hot dogs and get a little creative. Last year, we tried grilled romaine. Yes, lettuce, on the grill. Surprisingly, the...








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