Category — Salads
This is a crowd pleaser. And you can do all the hard stuff ahead of time, so you’re not fussing when your guests are around, drinking and munching and socializing. [Read more →]
September 6, 2012 1 Comment
Happy Friday, everyone! Here’s a roundup of my most popular pins this week.
This Pina Colada fruit salad recipe would be a great addition to a summer brunch:
Avocado & lime & cantaloupe salad? YES!
I have 5,000 lbs. of CSA tomatoes on my counter – this Southeast Asian tomato salad would be a tasty & creative way to showcase them:
What about carrots? I have a ton of those, too, from my CSA. This duo of shredded carrot salads (one sweet, one savory) is a treat for the eyes, as well as for the palate!
The addition of corn is an interesting twist on the classic Caprese salad:
I’d add a can of rinsed & drained pinto beans to this Mexicali raw corn salad with beans & lime to create a light, vegetarian lunchbox item:
August 24, 2012 1 Comment
July 5, 2012 3 Comments
It’s summer. It can get HOT. You might be cranky. You definitely don’t want to turn on your oven, or even stand over your stovetop. But you want fresh food that’s good for you, right? [Read more →]
June 29, 2012 No Comments
You know it’s rare, but sometimes I make a recipe exactly as written. It’s true! [Read more →]
June 25, 2012 2 Comments
June 13, 2012 6 Comments
What? How could I not know this? March 26, 2012 is National Spinach Day?? Did you know that my Baby Spinach Salad, 7 Ways is one of the most popular posts of all-time here on Semi-Sweet? Check out scads of other delish spinach recipes right here, right now! Let’s party down, Sweeties.
Spinach is a superfood that’s ridiculously easy to incorporate into your repertoire – whether you like it cooked, raw or both. Baby or mature, it comes pre-washed and pre-bagged for EZ daily use. I “eat” about 4 cups of organic baby spinach every a.m. in my green smoothie . . . what’re your favorite ways to enjoy this lovely leafy?
March 27, 2012 No Comments
I’ve had so much on my mind here, been running around doing errands to prep for my surgery, working out like a fiend . . . and still, the CSA share just keeps.on.coming. It’s been loaded these last couple of weeks: cukes and zukes and tomatoes and the sweetest sweet corn EVAH. Squash – summer and pattypan. Fresh basil and dill and oh, just lovely, tasty stuff. But the abundance!? It can overwhelm even the most veg-lovin’ mama. So I’ve been throwing stuff together and seeing what works. [Read more →]
August 12, 2011 4 Comments