Tag Archives: salad greens

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 …

Rice and Eggs

Weekday mornings are B-U-S-Y! Who has time to make a healthy breakfast these days? Good thing my favorite breakfast only takes 5 minutes to make. Rice and Eggs is not only simple to make, but it is much healthier than eating sugar packed cereal, pop tarts, or a nutri-grain bar in the morning. It keeps …

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! …

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 …

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 …

Green Beans with Caramelized Onion and Spinach

Eat your green beans or you don’t get any dessert… I actually love them.  This year I tried growing them in the garden and it turned out well.  I made a tepee out of bamboo branches and got to watch the vines climb up, curling their way around the bamboo little by little.  For a …

Ideas for Avocado: Salad

Hey Everyone!  This is the third post in this series about different ways to eat avocado.  The way I have avocado most often is in a salad.  It is so simple but so good.  Just slice it up and add it to whatever salad you are having!  If you want some tips on slicing, check …

Caramelized Onion and Fennel

I normally don’t have the patience to caramelize onions the proper way, but for this Caramelized Onion and Fennel recipe it is definitely worth it. There is fennel everywhere at the farmer’s markets in Monterey, and it is cheap too. I have been buying fennel lately using it with different recipes. This is one of …