Mediterranean Carrot Salad

Have you heard of a spiralizer?  There are many varieties on the market but essentially it’s a kitchen gadget that transforms a vegetable into something that looks like spaghetti, like this one.  It sounds like a great invention, but I don’t know if I’d use it more than twice before the cool factor wore off.  Do you have one?  And if so, do you think it was worth the investment? I decided to resort to my good old fashioned peeler instead to see if I could create a meal similar to what a spiralizer would produce.  Peeling carrots seemed like a …

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Greek Quinoa Salad

I seem to always have food on my mind, whether it’s something I want to eat or a recipe that I want to create.  I’d say it’s a food blogger thing but I’ve been this way since before I had my blog.  I guess I’m just a big fan of food. The other day I was thinking about lunch time at about 10 am.  I was in the mood for quinoa and I was craving Greek food.   I used to hate quinoa a few years ago so it’s funny that I look forward to creating new recipes with it.  Just goes …

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Indian Chickpea Salad

I finally watched the movie, Frozen, and I love it!  Don’t worry, I won’t talk about it in detail to avoid spoilers for those who haven’t seen it yet.  Olaf is seriously the coolest snowman ever.  (I want one!)  It’s a great movie with several good songs in it, but the song “Let It Go” stands out as being the one that is stuck in my head.  You know a song is stuck in your head when you find yourself singing it in the shower and in the car even over the radio playing a different song.  Even if you haven’t …

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White Beans and Couscous With Fresh Tomato Salad

Have you noticed that recipe trends change when the seasons change?  I find it slightly entertaining that soups and autumnal desserts seem to be a thing of the past now, as if they’ve stopped being delicious.  Don’t worry soup lovers, the fad will return come September.  Maybe I’ll rebel and make something that no one would expect to see this time of the year, like some yummy Pumpkin Pie.  (That’s one of my husband’s favorites, so I know he would not object to that.)  I will admit that I’m sort of tired of eating soup and I’m anxious to eat some summer veggies and fruit.  …

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Vegetarian Taco Salad

I eat a lot of salads, like a lot.  Basically, I eat rabbit food for lunch as a way to justify eating sweets for dessert.  I figure it’s a fair trade off.  I tend to get bored with my salads because no matter what you do to them or what you put in them they are really just a salad.  Meanwhile I could have the exact same ice cream with the exact same toppings everyday for weeks straight and for some reason that never gets old.  I love food so I want to try to keep every meal as exciting …

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