Tag Archives: salads

recent thoughts & eats

my moleskin is currently littered with half-recipes, disjointed thoughts & incomplete lists of ingredients for said half-recipes. try as i may to keep track of what i put in my face, the past few months have been too much of … Continue reading

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spinach salad with pears, grapes, blue cheese & pistachios

i’ve been trying to eat more greens, but i always feel so uninspired when it comes to making salads. after resurrecting an old college fav–the signature salad from cosi–for a takeout dinner last week, i knew what would be in … Continue reading

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beet salad with blood oranges, candied walnuts & goat cheese

i don’t know which of my senses delights more in a gorgeous beet salad like this one: my sense of sight or my sense of taste. i have always been a winter-lover, but haters say they dislike the drabness & … Continue reading

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lunch at the slow food cafe: apple gouda bacon sandwiches, beet salad & parsnip cupcakes

it’s no secret how much i love the slow food movement. i’m obviously a fan of food, but i’m an even bigger fan of food that’s grown & sold ethically, in a sustainable way that supports & respects the people … Continue reading

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mixed greens with smoked salmon & roasted vegetables

if you haven’t noticed, i’m trying to be more health-conscious lately. it’s probably not your fault if you haven’t noticed, because i’m not exactly doing a great job with it (sweet potatoes in cream, anyone?). anyway, this recipe was an … Continue reading

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superfood salad with pomegranate, avocado & fennel

some of my siblings came home for the long weekend, which meant braving a blizzard saturday night for an amazing but indulgent dinner at c.f. prime, followed by a day-long brunch at our aunt’s house on sunday. needless to say, … Continue reading

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spinach salad with chickpeas & olives

ingredients: -2 cups spinach -1 medium red onion -1/2 can garbanzo beans (about 7 oz.) -1/4 cup feta -1/4 cup pitted kalamata olives -3 medium tomatoes, sliced -olive oil & good balsamic vinegar to drizzle directions: starting with spinach, place … Continue reading

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