Salads

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 for the last month forever has consisted of the following… One Avocado Ziplock Bag of …

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 would be no development in society. Companies are always encouraging employees to “think outside the box”. We are …

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 be made ahead of time to make assembly a breeze! buckwheat noodles instead of regular …

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 rafting on the Soča River. I. Can’t. Wait. For me, summertime also means lots of salads. …

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 much as I thought I would. Except for my dog…just look at that handsome face! …

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 about the raw diet? Gluten free? Vegetarian? Low carb?   Nutrition is a tough science …

Green Salad with Pomegranate and Citrus Honey Dressing

Healthy green salad with pomegranate, clementines, goat cheese, and almonds. The perfect salad to get back on track for the New Year.

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 out a lot. Even when we’re home, I tend to do less cooking than normal …

Jack Daniel’s Fruit Salad {Recipe ReDux}

Jack Daniel's Fruit Salad. Fresh fruit, honey, and Jack Daniel's Tennessee Honey makes this a special, healthy treat. Use whatever blend of fruit you like.

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 drop off the dog before we head to Slovenia. Which is why I was happy …

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 this salad out on Thanksgiving to hold guests over until the turkey and everything else …

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 lunch.   Bacon Avocado Lettuce Wraps   Print Prep time 10 mins Total time 10 …