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“Bring on the Tooth Fairy” Salad

Son #1 really wants to lose a tooth- any tooth. According to him, he’s the only kid in grade one who has yet to lose even one tooth! Unfortunately for Son #1 none of his teeth are even loose, but in an effort to be supportive and perhaps speed up the process, I made a … Continue reading

Heart of Palm Salad

This is the simplest salad in the world, making it perfect for a weeknight. Simply take 1 can of heart of palm, drain the liquid and cut the palm hearts into bite-sized slices. Then pit and cube 1 medium sized avocado. Put both the heart of palm and the avocado in your serving bowl and then … Continue reading

Quinoa Salad with Lentils

  Quinoa is everywhere right now.  Even my husband is addicted and has it almost everyday for lunch. Secretly, however,  I have always found that about 30 minutes after eating a quinoa salad I get really hungry. I mean so hungry that a double hamburger seems like the only reasonable solution. I can also guess … Continue reading

Orzo with Spinach and Pine Nuts

I’ve wanted to cook spinach for my boys for a while now, but it has taken me a long time to think of a dish that they would even try. Combining spinach with pasta was my solution. Begin by toasting your pine nuts. Toast 1/2 a cup of pine nuts on a dry skillet at … Continue reading

Celery and Radish Salad

If you like a little crunch in your salad- this is the recipe for you!  I first saw this vegetable combination on Martha Stewart ( I think before she went to jail. Does that woman even have a show anymore?) but I’m not good at remembering things I’ve seen on TV and so I made … Continue reading