Quinoa Tabbouleh in Lettuce Cups

This is a simply delicious way to add a tangy antioxidant punch to a Summer BBQ. Parsley and tomatoes are loaded with antioxidants and fiber. Lemon gives you a burst of tangy Vitamin C and quinoa provides a complete vegan protein source. I’m taking these to http://www.FiestaFriday.net where you can find new and exciting recipes…

Faith Shaken

Photo credit @Rochelle Wisoff-Fields Faith Shaken Kneeling in deference to the rituals of her youth, “Holy Mary Mother of God,” she prayed, stumbling over the words, searching for a faith that had long eluded her, “surely You, must understand?” The ceiling fan in the hospital chapel rattled in an off-balance cadence; tilting on its axis,…

Grilled Cheese Anyone?

Halloumi cheese is a firm sheep cheese that has a tangy, salty taste like feta with a sheepy flavor. It holds its shape while grilling and even browns well. Trader Joes carries it sometimes and it’s worth seeking out. I grilled the cheese slices until browned and served them over micro greens and kale with…

The Summer Menu | June 2015

I’m so excited to share The Dinner Party Collective. These folks are amazingly talented and who doesn’t love a menu with wine pairings?

Creamy Lemon Kale Salad & Ranting About Apple IOS 8

True confessions 1) I haven’t been posting many recipes because I don’t want to write the recipe down because I don’t actually use recipes. I read recipes for inspiration only. 2) I upgraded my iPad to IOS 8.2 and now my iPhoto and iPages programs don’t work properly, my keyboard drops letters which makes writing…

Cast Away – A Pirate’s Tail

  Photo Credit @C Hase   Cast Away – A Pirate’s Tail Her iridescent tail unfurled and snapped a farewell. The handsome pirate, no longer a threat to her soul, gasped and exhaled the sea. The chains broken, each unbound and cast away, never to reunite. The natural order restored, the tumultuous waves lay down…