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Arugula Salad with Chicken, Wild Rice, Edamame and Roasted Sweet Potato

Fall salads still satisfy

It may officially be fall, but that’s not stopping me from eating salads as my main meal.  I still need my dose of fresh greens every day, seasons be damed.  This salad is not only beautiful to look at, it’s every bit as tasty.  Prep the ingredients in advance and store in the refrigerator until you’re ready to compose […]

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Bulgur Watercress and Ricotta

Healthy and Delicious Grain Salads for Summer

I love summer, especially in the Pacific Northwest.  If the first time you visit our area is in the summer, you’d think the weather was perfect.  And it is, most of the time.  Unfortunately, things start going downhill weather-wise from late September on.  Unless, of course, you have visitors from out of state that arrive […]

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Fresh Pea Salad with Tomato Mint Dressing

Fresh Peas with Basil and Tomato-Mint Dressing

It finally feels like spring in the Pacific Northwest. Our weather hasn’t been as bad as some parts of the country, but it does stay awfully gray around here for what seems like an eternity. Now the temperatures are milder, the rain is warmer, the birds are singing and the perennials are coming to life. […]

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