Salads

Crunchy Cannellini Bean Salad

Crunchy Cannellini Bean Salad

Ever get in a lunch rut? Need new ideas for packing your kids’ or your own lunch? Are packable noontime options dwindling?                               My everyday lunch…

Pickled Vegetables Recipe

Pickled Vegetables Recipe

Albert Einstein oncle cleverly described insanity as doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results. I’ve been mulling over this thought lately. If nobody ever did something new, something out of their comfort zone, then there…

Healthy Chicken Pasta Salad

Healthy Chicken Pasta Salad

So tasty. So easy. Not so fancy. Here I bring you a healthy chicken pasta salad made with buckwheat soba noodles! What’s awesome about this recipe? eat it warm or cold, we like it both ways noodles, chicken, and veggies can…

Simple Summer Salad

Simple Summer Salad

Hey Guys! Guess what? It’s almost summer!!! I’m beyond excited to do all the fun summery outdoorsy stuff here in Slovenia. Summer here means lots of ice cream (they have it on every corner), climbing Triglav (the highest mountain in Slovenia), and…

Veggie Burrito Bowl

Veggie Burrito Bowl

  When I first moved overseas, I thought it would be hard. I thought I’d experience culture shock. I thought I would miss my home, my house, my things, my dog. The truth is, I don’t. At least not as…

5-Minute Raw Carrot Salad

5-Minute Raw Carrot Salad

Eat low fat to lose weight!   Wait, never mind….butter is back!       Grains should be the basis of our food pyramid.         Wait, no…avoid grains altogether and eat Paleo.         What…

Green Salad with Pomegranate and Citrus Honey Dressing

Green Salad with Pomegranate and Citrus Honey Dressing

I love this salad for three reasons: A) It’s healthy. B) It’s super delicious. C) I can throw it together in 10 minutes. With the amount of back and forth traveling the hubby and I are doing lately, we’re eating…

Jack Daniel’s Fruit Salad {Recipe ReDux}

Jack Daniel’s Fruit Salad {Recipe ReDux}

It feels good to be home, even if it’s for a short time. Colorado Springs will always hold a piece of my heart. Things are a little hectic as we make our way across the country to visit family and…

Ideas for Avocado:  Bacon Avocado Salad

Ideas for Avocado: Bacon Avocado Salad

This Bacon Avocado Salad is so simple, but can be made to look very elegant if you want to serve it for something fancy. I love incorporating avocado into salads, and pairing it with bacon is even better.  I’m thinking about putting…

Ideas for Avocado:  Bacon Avocado Lettuce Wraps

Ideas for Avocado: Bacon Avocado Lettuce Wraps

Everybody loves bacon, right?  And who doesn’t love bacon/avocado combinations?  These bacon avocado lettuce wraps are healthy and light. These wraps would be great for entertaining. The hubby and I ate three each and it was perfect for a light…