Spinach Salad w/ Faro & Roasted Grapes: Memories of Meals Past + Salads I Have Known & Loved MASHUP

Know what time it is? It’s time for a Memories of Meals Past Post! (Also know as a ‘What-I-Ate-And-You-Can-Too’ post.) As much as I love baked goods, I also like being healthy. As such, I like to balance my sugar/baked good intake with lots of whole grains and veggies. (And fruit, because my sweet tooth has […]

Fake-It-Til-You-Make-It Fattoush Salad, & Boosting Nutrition Profiles

The days after Christmas are always filled with delicious foods, and oftentimes, with self-recriminations over eating all those delicious foods (not that I speak from personal experience or anything). So I developed this recipe to be a) delicious and b) healthy! And I made it using only what I had in the house, hence the […]

Blueberries Gone Bonkers: A Galette Story

This week my bake-a-long group is making Dorie Greenspan’s Summer-Market Galette, from her Baking Chez Moi cookbook. What’s a galette? It’s basically a free-form pie. How to make a galette: Take a pie crust (I suggest my recipe, ‘natch!), place it on a cookie tray, rolled out into a rough circle.  Sprinkle a little flour […]