Quinoa and Avocado, Spinach, Feta and Tomato with Lemon Dressing

Quinoa Recipe with Avocado, Feta, Spinach, Tomato, and Lemon Dressing

This is a light and summery dish that has a great flavor and utilizes garden fresh produce. It’s also super quick to put together and the lemon dressing mixes deliciously with the quinoa and other flavors. 1/2 cup uncooked organic quinoa rinsed and drained 1 cup water 1 large organic tomato or two small tomatoes … Read more

Classic Hummus Recipe using Dried Garbanzo Beans

Classic Hummus Recipe

Hummus is one of the easiest snacks, appetizers, dips, or spreads to make. Just throw all your ingredients in a food processor and blend.  I love hummus and I make it using both canned garbanzos and dried garbanzo beans. However, if I have the forethought I always use dried because the hummus turns out smoother, … Read more

A Healthy Snack; Tomato and Mozzarella Cheese

Healthy Snack; Tomato and Mozzarella Cheese

I love this little snack.  In Italy it’s known as insalata caprese, and is great just about anytime. It’s quick to make and I love, love, love cheese.  Oh yeah, and tomatoes are good for you too 🙂  A tomato is full of lycopene, which is an antioxidant.  It helps to fight free radicals in … Read more

Vegetarian Garbage Salad…Well, Kinda

Tomato Avacado Black Bean Salad

There are days when I continuously open my fridge convinced that there’s some new food to discover.  It always happens when I’m in desperate need to go to the grocery store.  Luckily for me I usually keep a few staples in the house for just such an occasion.  I call this a garbage salad.  But … Read more