Category Archives: Salads
Fennel is a wonderful, versatile vegetable that is used widely in Italian, French, and Mediterranean cooking. I even substitute the fennel bulb, at times, for onions in my recipes. Unlike onions, I like to eat slices of the mild fennel … Continue reading
This is a flavorful seasonal salad taking advantage of Fuyu persimmons. To keep the salad fresh, assemble just prior to serving.
I was looking to make traditional tabouli as a side dish the other day. I wanted the taste and texture of this middle eastern dish but wanted to change it up a little. What, I asked myself, could I add … Continue reading
One-fifth of a medium avocado, according to a Hass avocado website, has 50 calories and contributes nearly 20 vitamins and minerals making it a, “good nutrient choice.” Papayas are very low in calories and contain no cholesterol. They are rich … Continue reading
Farro is a nutty-tasting ancient grain that has been eaten for thousands of years around the world. It is a staple in many Mediterranean, Ethiopian, and Middle Eastern recipes. It was once called “pharaoh’s wheat” since it was popular in … Continue reading
Fritters are easy to make and are the perfect addition to this salad with tomato-balsamic vinaigrette. I like to serve this as a complete lunch Fritter Ingredients: 2 cups raw butternut squash (peeled and cubed) 2 slices whole-wheat bread 1 … Continue reading