Red Bell Pepper Chickpeas

Happy National French Fry day, people!  Unfortunately, I do not come bearing French Fries…  I don’t do French Fries–well, I don’t do deep-frying.  Period.  To me, it seems like such a waste.  All of that oil…  And its messy and greasy and way too hot.  If I really want fries, then I’ll go and buy […]

Balsamic Pan-Fried Chickpeas

Simple, fresh dinners.  Aah, don’t you just love those?  They have a way of making me feel centered, enlightened even.  The simplicity in the ingredients in this dish allows the soft, nuttiness of the chickpeas to remain while being played off by the sweet, acidic zing of the cherry tomatoes.  Plus, you can’t help but feel good when you […]

Japanese Radish Noodle Salad

Better than a bowl of noodles.  Yes, I daresay that this delightful, raw foods bowl of radish “noodles” is better than good old fashioned pasta.  Has something gotten into me?  No, it’s just that this amazing, refreshing, and filling dish of radishes has stolen my heart.  Not being much of a radish person, I was […]

Broccoli Salad!

Broccoli salad.  Yum!  I love salads, and the best ones are always the simplest.  The key to simple, yet amazingly delicious, salads are the quality of the ingredients.  For this salad we have four key ingredients; broccoli (well that’s a no-brainer, you can’t have broccoli salad without broccoli), dried cranberries (plump red gems of sweet […]