Tropical Coconut Tofu Salad with Papaya Guava Vinaigrette


Here's an awesome way to get fresh fruit onto a salad that doesn't feel out of place. It actually feels perfectly in place with warm ocean breezes and tropical drinks in your hand. Guavas are one of my absolute favorite foods, aside from papaya. I used to think I didn't like fruit, but I knew … Continue reading Tropical Coconut Tofu Salad with Papaya Guava Vinaigrette

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Falafel with Fattoush-Inspired Salad


I was having a craving for something fried, but didn't want to go completely crazy and actually eat something fried. Whew, since fried things taste so bad! Ha! Falafel is kind of  like a hush puppy, but it's made with chickpeas instead of cornmeal. The flavors are quite satisfactory and it goes great with Annie's … Continue reading Falafel with Fattoush-Inspired Salad

Mashed Sunchokes with Sour Cream and Onion


I've been hearing about mashed cauliflower recently and I haven't given it a try yet. Apparently it's a craze right now to use it instead of potatoes, I suppose to cut carbs and such. Potatoes are good for you! Anyway...I'd heard of Jersusalem artichokes before, also known as sunchokes, but I had no idea what … Continue reading Mashed Sunchokes with Sour Cream and Onion

Beet and Baby Arugula Salad with Key Lime Pepper Dressing


I. Love. Beets. This salad is refreshing and ready-for summer with its slightly bitter baby arugula, balanced by a sweet key lime dressing. All flavors combine to create a zesty, bittersweet treat! Using real key limes, if they are available to you, are best - their flavor is different (and better, I think) from regular … Continue reading Beet and Baby Arugula Salad with Key Lime Pepper Dressing