Strawberry and Snap Pea Salad

During the summer it seems like we always want something light to eat. The heat and increased activity seems to make us want lighter dishes.

This is a wonderful light summer salad that is the perfect sides for so many summer dishes.
Continue reading “Strawberry and Snap Pea Salad”


Flavor bombs – Microgreens #healthyliving

Recently I was at the farmers market and found a vendor selling microgreens.

What are microgreens?

Fun, colorful, tasty and nutritious, that is what I would say. They are kind of cute too.

No, really they are seedlings so small, and so young, they’re
Continue reading “Flavor bombs – Microgreens #healthyliving”

Simple Pasta Salad

This is a super easy base for a great summer side dish. With this as a basis it is easy to use whatever other vegetables you may have on hand for a tasty and delicious twist. One alternative would be to add red onion, cucumber, cherry tomatoes, and feta cheese for a Mediterranean version. Continue reading “Simple Pasta Salad”

Guess #whatsfordinner tonight 4/27/2016 #food

Tonight was Taco Salad night. We love taco salad. Its quick. Its easy. And its tasty. Tonight I thought I would get ahead of the game and make the shells. This is the first time I have done it and I don’t know why I haven’t done it before! Continue reading “Guess #whatsfordinner tonight 4/27/2016 #food”

Guess #whatsfordinner tonight 4/26/2016 #food

There is nothing better than comfort food on a stormy spring night. Living in the mid-west part of the U.S. you get used to dealing with severe weather. Tonight it was thunderstorms with large hail and tornadoes.

Yeah, even when you are accustomed to it on a night like this you need comfort food. That is when you need some of mom’s  Continue reading “Guess #whatsfordinner tonight 4/26/2016 #food”

Curry Chicken Salad Lettuce Boats

Credit for this recipe goes to

I have this wonderful Vindaloo Curry that I used to be able to get from a vendor at the Dallas Farmers Market. He called himself the Curry King. I always enjoyed my visits with him. He was so kind and helpful. Unfortunately, has has passed away. Though they tried  his family is no longer able to keep his shop open. So I have been quite careful how I use what I have left of this mix. When I saw this recipe posted I just had to try it. Continue reading “Curry Chicken Salad Lettuce Boats”