#SundaySupper End of Summer Grilled Peaches and Chicken Salad

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This is my first time contributing a recipe to the great #SundaySupper group organized by Isabel.  This week’s theme is Back to School Meals.  Each recipe must be easy to make in less than 30 minutes making it an easy fit for cooking at home during a school night. Well this is something I live [...]

Arugula Goat Cheese & Raspberry Salad

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I headed out to La Canada this morning to checkout their Saturday Farmer’s Market. There were several organic vendors offering all kinds of fruits and vegetables plus I found a source for fresh sourdough bread and a small producer of goat cheese spreads called Soledad Goats.  The goat cheese spread I opted for includes black [...]

Salad with Chicken, Chickpeas, Beans and Avocado

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This dish has been favorite of our home all summer. It is made with simple ingredients and can easily be modified if an item or two was missed at the last market visit. Salad with Chicken, Chickpeas, Beans and Avocado Serves 4 1/2 lb wax beans, washed and thinly sliced 1 can chickpeas, drained 1/2 [...]

Vegan Curried Sweet Potatoes

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Finding a new food blog full of amazing vegan (or vegetarian) recipes makes my life planning 3 to 4 vegetarian meals a week a whole lot easier. We are trying to eat half of our dinners without meat so I’ve been spending some time searching for some great recipes. I was happily surprised to find [...]

Pasta Salad with Goat Cheese and Arugula

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Continuing our tradition of moving to a more vegetarian balanced diet this recipe for Pasta Salad with Goat Cheese and Arugula was a welcome addition to this quest to find good, easy to make vegetarian dishes. What is most enjoyable about this recipe is how fast it is to make. It was literally 15 minutes [...]

Pear and Gorgonzola Cheese Salad Dressing

I celebrated my birthday, earlier this month, at one of my favorite local restaurants – Sweet Lorraine’s in Southfield, Michigan. They make some great food that is always very fresh and sometimes very interesting. I had a mixed grill dish with couscous, lamb sausage, shrimp and chicken all in a Moroccan styled marinade. It was [...]