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“Healthy” versus Healthy For YOU

“Healthy” versus Healthy For YOU

Is this kale salad healthy? Yes. Is it healthy for YOU? That’s individual. Eating Right For You A common Ayurvedic proverb states that “When diet is wrong, medicine is of no use. When diet is…

Grapefruit, Parsley & Cucumber Salad

Grapefruit, Parsley & Cucumber Salad

Lately, some of the most amazing salads have been shaping up in the kitchen.  A couple weeks back, Power Foods, a new cookbook (that I’ve had my eyes on) randomly showed up in the mail, with …

Summer Slowness- and SimpleTaco Salad Bar

Summer Slowness- and SimpleTaco Salad Bar

 Growing up, I always thought of summer in terms of its slowness.  Sure there were the numerable fairs, 4-H meetings and camps, and horse shows.  But what I thought of summer were the long stretche…

Shaved Beet Salad with Herbed Ricotta Salata

Shaved Beet Salad with Herbed Ricotta Salata

There was a blur of commotion, stretching the last few weeks.  During the final days, I simply went into auto-pilot, waking up early, working late into the night, barely coming up for air.  Checkin…

Honey Balsamic, Kale & Sirloin Salad

Honey Balsamic, Kale & Sirloin Salad

We decorated her hair with kale and magnolia blossoms outside Shari’s restaurant on a lovely spring day, a group of barely teenage 4-H girls, excited to be traveling, and poking fun at a frie…

Kale Chopped Salad with Roots, Millet and Chickpeas

Kale Chopped Salad with Roots, Millet and Chickpeas

7:35 am.  End-of-March morning. We were up, out, and running. From the Inn, we ran a block over to Beacon Hill Park, along the bark trail up Cook Street, past the daffodils waving their morning hel…

May Notes

May Notes

A short collection of bits and bobs from the past month.   Eating: Mexican Breakfast Salad (but not necessarily for breakfast) Dried Plum + Millet Tabbouleh Marrakesh Salad Rainbow Salad Laura…

The Pittsburgh Salad

The Pittsburgh Salad

The summer before my senior year of college, I took a leadership class required for my degree. Our main text was The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, and from it we created a personal mission s…

Pomegranate + Hazelnut Moroccan Grain Salad

Pomegranate + Hazelnut Moroccan Grain Salad

  There was once a man who had a fig tree growing in his vineyard. He went looking for figs on it but found none. So he said to his gardener, ‘Look for three years I have been coming her…

Quinoa + Chorizo Wintry Salad

Quinoa + Chorizo Wintry Salad

  My mom and I sat at the farm table this morning planning this week’s holiday meals. There is ham, turkey, prime rib and likely a roast to be served up in the coming days. Last night we…

Moroccan Tagine with Sweet Potatoes + Beets, food for runners (or this runner)

Moroccan Tagine with Sweet Potatoes + Beets, food for runners (or this runner)

  There is nothing like a few days spent living with others to put into perspective how truly personal is our choice in food. While I will happily eat roasted broccoli or leftover kale salad f…

Early autumn collard wraps with beet hummus, orange quinoa salad + apple slices

Early autumn collard wraps with beet hummus, orange quinoa salad + apple slices

  I cooked my first winter squash this week, a delicata from the garden. I added it into the lovely split pea, rhubarb and apple soup from Vegetarian Everyday/Green Kitchen Stories. I sipped a…

The Big Picture + Rainbow Salad

The Big Picture + Rainbow Salad

Tags: Starter, Salad

I’ve been keeping journals since I was at least 10 and I’ve held on to each one, lining them up on a shelf, displayed prominently in our living space. Every once in a while, I pull one …

Strawberry Tabbouleh Salad + an early summer catch up

Strawberry Tabbouleh Salad + an early summer catch up

  It has been a while since I rounded up all the inspirations that are lifting me and the last couple of months, there has been much. I enjoy going back and reading my previous posts of these …

Broccoli, Raisin + Sunflower Salad

Broccoli, Raisin + Sunflower Salad

  I’ve had a whole line of early summer recipes to share, which I tested on repeat until getting just right. Inevitably I never got around to photographing and sharing, and then the ingr…

Sprouted wild rice + beet salad with muhammara bean puree

Sprouted wild rice + beet salad with muhammara bean puree

In the moment  I have a muhammara recipe bookmarked from a favorite cookbook and with a big bowlful of the last of the season’s peppers in varying shades of red, orange, and gold, all streake…

Spanish Salad with Hazelnut + Paprika Dressing

Spanish Salad with Hazelnut + Paprika Dressing

  In the last couple weeks, I’ve had a strong inclination to be more mindful when shopping for food and to put more emphasis on supporting local growers, producers, and processors. Part …

Apple, Fennel + Pomegranate Quinoa Salad

Apple, Fennel + Pomegranate Quinoa Salad

  For my birthday in May 2006, my college roommate and good friend gave me a paper bag full of apples. To this day, I  consider it to be one of the simplest and most thoughtful of gifts. Thoug…

Radish + Hazelnut Grain Salad

Radish + Hazelnut Grain Salad

This is the type of meal situation that’s my bread and butter. It’s the sort of thing I’ll bring to a potluck or picnic-style situation, and it makes a routine visit in our regula…

Moroccan Quinoa Salad, a favorite

Moroccan Quinoa Salad, a favorite

I cannot count the number of times I’ve made this main-dish salad the day before a race, gobbled it up as my night-before meal, and then happily gone back for the leftovers in the hours after…

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