Salmon Beets and Spinach Salad with Honey-Dijon Vinaigrette

March 13, 2013
Salmon Salad

Even though I could stand to lose a few pounds, I am not a fan of dieting.  It seems as though whenever I call myself being on a “diet”, I self destruct within a few days.  I just LOVE food.  And there is absolutely no sense in depriving myself of all the wonderful food out […]

Lemon Couscous Salad with Sauteed Shrimp Bento #75

February 28, 2013
Lemon Couscous Salad 4

For dinner I made this.  Well scallops IN MY VERY HUMBLE OPINION  (IMVHO) never taste good reheated or cold.  So I knew that it would not go well with my bento lunch.  But IMVHO, shrimp taste great hot or cold, so I decided to substitute the scallops for shrimp when preparing my bento lunch. Lemon […]

Heirloom Tomatoes, Roasted Eggplant, and Pita Salad #SaladJam

January 24, 2013

I discovered this salad while scrolling through this blog: http://thekitchykitchen.blogspot.com/search/label/Appetizer, and decided to make it for today’s #SaladJam challenge. It has a mediterranean flair, and is popping with flavor.  Truly a delicious salad, that I am so happy I discovered. Here is my version of this Heirloom Tomatoes, Roasted Eggplant, and Pita Salad.  I hope you […]

Carrots and Beets Salad with Cumin Vinaigrette #SaladJam

January 22, 2013

I love beets, and can eat them with anything.  I recently found this recipe, and decided to give it a try.  Here is my version!!   Directions: Thinly shave 1-2 carrots.  Peel a beet, and chop thinly into matchsticks slices.   In a saute pan, add a bit of olive oil and place on medium […]

Lasagna Roll-Up with Carrot & Beet Salad Bento #57

January 21, 2013

I love lasagna, but I hate how much time it takes to prepare.  Plus I am a bit heavy handed with my sauce, so I always seem to run out of sauce before my lasagna is completed. Today, I stumbled upon the blog, and posted was a recipe for lasagna rollups.  I decided to adapt […]

Asian Chicken Salad with Peanut Dressing #SaladJam

January 19, 2013
Asian Chicken Salad with Ginger-Peanut Dressing

It’s no secret that I LOVE Asian food.  So whenever I great the chance to make Asian food, I am excited. For #SaladJam #12, I decided to make a simple Asian chicken salad with a peanut sauce dressing. First I placed 2 chicken breast with bones in a pot of salted water. I then placed […]

Quinoa, Apricot, Raisins, and Mint Salad #SaladJam

January 17, 2013

I’m on a mission to eat more quinoa this year, since it is supposed to be so good for you.  I like adding fruits to my salad, so for #Saladjam 12, I wanted to make a quinoa and fruit salad. All you have to do is add some cooked quinoa to a bowl.  Drizzle with […]

Avocado & Cherry Tomato Salad #SaladJam

January 17, 2013

For #Saladjam #11, I kept it simple by making an avocado and tomato salad. All you have to do is add diced avocados and slice cherry tomatoes to a bowl.  Drizzle with extra virgin olive oil and season with salt/pepper.  It’s great alone, or as a side dish. Enjoy!! Rox