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Summer Fig Salad Recipe

Summer Fig Salad Recipe

  Figs are one of the culinary joys of summer. Fresh figs are SO seasonal that, at least in Washington, you never see them any other time of year. The first time I see them in the grocery store or at the market each year, […]

Healthy Fruit Salad Recipe

Healthy Fruit Salad Recipe

I spent last week in Atlanta talking with like minded people about the scary statistics related to childhood obesity and diabetes.  One of the pet peeves that came up from several parents who are trying to get their own kids to eat healthy is the […]

Chicken Salad in Creamy Avocado Dressing Recipe

Chicken Salad in Creamy Avocado Dressing Recipe

August is HOT! I’ve always loved the heat and anxiously awaited the two months of summer that we get in Washington, but everything is different when I’m pregnant.  I now get dizzy if the temperature is over 85 degrees, and have taken to wearing ice […]

Somen Salad Recipe

Somen Salad Recipe

I’ve been going through the recipe archives, looking at some of my favorite recipes and realizing that they’ve changed a bit through the years.  I’m also a much better photographer now, so every once in a while I plan to reshoot some past recipes and […]

Strawberry Edamame Salad Recipe

Strawberry Edamame Salad Recipe

It’s finally spring!!!  I know that I’ve been complaining a bit about wishing spring would just get here.  Well it has, and I’m celebrating.  The rains have stopped, the sun is out, the flowers are in bloom (check out the photo below!), my raised garden […]

Hawaiian Fresh Crab and Papaya Salad Recipe

Hawaiian Fresh Crab and Papaya Salad Recipe

This time of year, I start to miss Hawaii.  A lot.  I love that we actually have distinct seasons here, but spring is such a tease, with a few days of sun followed by week of rain.  Although it’s been great to have sun every […]

Vegan Gluten Free Coleslaw Recipe

Vegan Gluten Free Coleslaw Recipe

What a month it’s been!  The past two weeks I’ve been working several ten to twelve hour days for my regular job, plus teaching four cooking classes.  Oh and let’s not forget the birthday parties, potlucks, family events and fundraisers.  I’m lucky if I have […]

Grapefruit Avocado Salad Recipe

Grapefruit Avocado Salad Recipe

This has apparently turned into the week of food I used to hate.  I tried grapefruit a few times growing up.  The first time was when I’d spent the night at my friend Jenny’s house.  Her older sister Connie was eating breakfast when we wandered […]