Tag: yogurt

Bright and Tasty Waldorf Salad

OH MY WORD!  I could eat this salad EVERYDAY.  I’m eating this salad right now as I type. Actually, I’m barely typing.  I’m stealing a bite…get my fingers back on the keyboard…type a fews words while I chew…swallow…stop typing…scoop up another bite… I’m singing to the salad!  “What I like about you!…” your “light dressing” is still creamy good. […]

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Yellow Split Pea Dahl

This is my first Indian dish.  And it’s not half bad. ;D  The whole reason I made it was to try the taste of yellow split peas.  I’ve not cooked any yellow split peas recipes before.  Yellow split peas, I’ve learned, are also called yellow lentils.  Lentils come in different sizes and colors: yellow, green, […]

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Super Fresh Broccoli Soup

Have you been looking around for really fresh tasting broccoli soup recipes? Well, I found one creamy, bright broccoli soup recipe that I think is a winner.  The original recipe comes out of a fairly new cookbook, Dishing Up Maryland by Lucie L. Snodgrass. (Click here to read the Amazon Reviews.)  I dig this book […]

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Creamy Strawberry Smoothie

I’ve been playing with my immersion blender, again. Here’s another fresh smoothie drink recipe that turned out refreshing and filled my tummy. HERE’S ALL IT TAKES 1/2 cup crushed ice 1 cup orange juice 1 cup vanilla yogurt 6 to 8 ripe strawberries, cleaned & quartered Blend until smooth in a drink blender or with […]

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Traditional Coleslaw

“Coleslaw” comes from the Dutch koolsla, from kool cabbage + sla salad.  Defined as a simple salad made from sliced cabbage, but we all KNOW it’s not THAT simple, don’t we? Oh sure, slicing up the cabbage is easy.  Creating the dressing is the hard part!  Getting that balance of creamy, tangy sweetness to moisten […]

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Pink Strawberry Smoothies

In honor of my daughter’s 5th birthday, I’m making pink smoothies for breakfast.  Maggie was my 35th birthday present that came four days late. She’s a cool kid with a lot of personality and a great sense of humor.  Maggie loves pink, chocolate, and sparkly Vessi vegan shoes.  Yep, she’s pretty awesome. MAGGIE’S PINK SMOOTHIES […]

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Creamy Penne Pasta and Chikn

This creamy penne pasta and chikn was a HUGE HIT with the family, particularly my picky daughter.  After two bites, my son asked if there was enough for leftovers.  That should count for extra points, right? The picture above shows the adult dinner; topped with sliced grape tomatoes and sprinkled with red pepper flakes.  Naturally, […]

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