Cucumber, Chickpea, Tomato and Feta Salad

A refreshing salad is always a great meal choice when the heat is on outside.  This salad is protein rich from the chickpeas and feta cheese, so it is ideal for a main dish. I have wanted to make this for awhile, but was waiting for my cucumbers to ripen in my little garden. Problem […]

Lentil and Chevre Salad with Thyme Roasted Tomatoes

When it is hot out, there is nothing more satisfying than a cool salad. No one wants to be slaving in front of a hot stove when it feels like a hot stove outside! I was strolling through my home-away-from-home Trader Joe’s, and happened upon a package of steamed lentils.  No cooking required, just open […]

To-ma-to, To-Mah-To. . .

I thought I didn’t really like tomatoes, unless they were in a cooked form, such as marinara sauce. But it turns out I just don’t like mealy, off- season, tasteless supermarket tomatoes. Once I began growing my own, I realized how incredibly good a tomato that you just picked from your garden tastes. A little […]

Organic Spring Salad and A Giveaway

Spring is here. The flowers are blooming, the squirrels are chasing each other around, and I am sneezing like crazy! Spring is indeed here. Now that the bout of stomach flu my dear daughter brought home from her preschool has made it through the household, I can get back to developing recipes and cooking. Although […]