Posts tagged "Tomatoes"

Meatless Monday: Greek Salad

Meatless Monday: Greek Salad
I have a love/hate relationship with salad.  I know it is healthy and filled with nutritious vegetables, but I rarely crave salads.  This simple, yet fresh and tasty salad hits the spot every single time AND my kids eat it.  Yes, you heard that right – my children will eat this salad.  (minus the lettuce,... Read more »

Meatless Monday: Chickpea, Tomato, Mozzarella and Pesto Salad

Meatless Monday: Chickpea, Tomato, Mozzarella and Pesto Salad
My kids are my biggest food critics.  When they compliment my dinner, especially a salad, I consider it a major success. This is the first salad that both of them have loved and asked for more. You can make your own pesto pretty easily, especially if you are growing basil.  Otherwise, feel free to buy... Read more »

Meatless Monday: Watermelon, Tomato, Cucumber, Feta Salad

Meatless Monday: Watermelon, Tomato, Cucumber, Feta Salad
Every year we host a summer party and every year I have the same goal: to serve summery and easy to eat food that will appeal to kids and adults alike. To me, watermelon is the first food that pops into my head when I think summer.  I envision my 12 year old self, standing... Read more »
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Memorial Day Meatless Monday Plus An Interview With A Celebrity Chef

I had the joy of speaking with longtime vegetarian, chef, TV personality and new mother Cindi Avila.  She shared with me why using Lightlife products has been an advantage to her cooking and eating. Besides the fact that she is super sweet and knowledgeable, she also was featured on my guilty pleasure of choice, Bravo’s Pregnant in Heels.   I... Read more »

Meatless Monday: No Recipe Quesadillas and Three Salsas

    All of my previous Meatless Mondays have required following a recipe.  This has been a terrific way to try unknown ingredients and learn new culinary techniques.  This is the first week I’ve used the ingredients I had in the house to create my own recipe.   I began with cheese and tortillas, planning to prepare simple quesadillas.  I added... Read more »

My Urban Garden is Planted

I’ve always heard Mother’s Day is the best time to plant your garden. The holiday is still days away, but my excitement couldn’t keep me away from getting dirt under my nails.  Fingers crossed old Mother Nature cooperates and it doesn’t get too cold. This is my third year planting in this space. Last year wasn’t hugely... Read more »
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