Peanut Chaat

😀 Hello! Hope you all are well! The last time I posted was January 8 – where does the time go, my friends? Wish I could find it, 😛 So, what do I have to share today? Well, it’s a delicious and easy salad based on Peanut Chaat, an Indian peanut salad. I’ve taken quite … Continue reading

White Bean Salad

Years ago, there was a vendor at the farmer’s market who made white bean salad, delicious hummus, and fantastic grape leaves.  He no longer comes to the market, sadly.  So, to satisfy my envie for this delicious salad, I came up with my own version.  The flavor is almost exact, and just as satisfying! White … Continue reading

Grapefruit & Avocado Salad

Creamy and buttery avocado juxtaposed against the crunchy bite of red onion,with a juicy burst of sweet-tart grapefruit all come together to create a fresh, clean, healthy and absolutely delicious salad. Wonderful both as a starter or as a side to a piece of grilled fish or chicken, you will love the ease and beauty … Continue reading

Fiesta Quinoa Salad…Meatless Monday

So, I eat a lot of quinoa.  Quite simply, not only do I love the versatility of this little seed, but you can truly make it your own.  During the summer, I ate this version weekly.  At one point, I had so much basil, mint and cilantro, I made a green quinoa.  Delicious! We had … Continue reading

Tomato Basil Quinoa

In my CSA bag last week, we received 2 pints of the most gorgeous red and orange teardrop tomatoes.  Sweet, plump, and just absolutely delicious.  One pint was eaten entirely out of hand.  Pure and simple. Pint number 2, however, became a delicious light lunch salad for me and for Andrew’s babysitter.  There was plenty … Continue reading

Spring Bounty Quinoa Salad with Baby Lettuce

Happy Thursday, y’all!  One more day to the weekend – woohoo!  So, yesterday was my CSA pick-up day, and I received the following goodies: baby zucchini, including eight-ball variety, beets, baby lettuce, chard, potatoes, purple cabbage, cauliflower, thyme, and spring onions.  On Sunday, My mom had brought me some baby yellow squash from my cousin’s farm, so … Continue reading