Farro Salad with Citrus Dijon Vinaigrette

Farro is new on the scene in my life.  I’d heard about it for a while, but I never got around to trying it until I found a package of prepared farro at the local Tar-zhay store. Here’s a crash course on Farro. An ancient grain, farro is an excellent source of complex carbohydrates and has twice […]

Farro Salad with Citrus Dijon Vinaigrette

Snack Time: Avocado Hummus

I love avocados and I love hummus, so when I came across a pin on Pinterest for Avocado Hummus, I was excited! (Food nerd alert: Yes, I get excited about recipes I see online.  And the other day, I found myself in the grocery store exclaiming aloud, “Finally!  Tomato paste in a tube!” So yeah, […]

Snack Time: Avocado Hummus

Corn and Black Bean Salad with Basil Lime Vinaigrette

I was going through my pins on Pinterest the other day, and I realized I have pinned about six or eight different salads containing some combination of corn and black beans.  Apparently this is something that sounds really good to me.  Well, I think I can go ahead and delete all of those pins, because […]

Corn and Black Bean Salad with Basil Lime Vinaigrette

Everything But the Kitchen Sink Vegetable Soup

It’s soup time again!  I told you I’ve been obsessed with soup this year.  In my previous Salsa Stoup post, I mentioned a soup chock full of vegetables with pesto in it.  Well, wait no more.  As promised, here is the veggie soup recipe.  It’s extremely healthy because it’s basically all veggies with some herbs […]