Clean Eating

The Basics- Roasted Chickpeas

I am always on the lookout for a quick snack to satisfy my afternoon, “it’s not time for dinner”, cravings. We typically do not have chips in the house, so you can find me in the pantry foraging for a crunchy salty treat that will not pack on the pounds. […]

Meggen’s Favorite- Salad Niçoise

The elegant Salad Niçoise, my all time favorite salad, encompasses all the bright tastes of the South of France in one bowl of freshness. Start with, of course, the briney black olives ( I throw in plump firm green olives as well). Begin with a base of fresh summer lettuces, […]

Blistered Shishito Peppers

One of the “best days ever” for Hunky Hubbie and me was years ago when we took an unexpected trip up the Chuckanut Drive north of Seattle, Washington and ate dinner at The Oyster Bar restaurant and had pre-dinner cocktails at the Chuckanut Manor. We were having such a good […]

Roasted Shrimp & Orzo Greek Salad

You will absolutely love this versatile and nutritious salad from the very first bite. Packed with tons of healthy veggies like tomatoes, cucumbers, chickpeas, olives, red bell peppers and shallots, it is as good for you as it is flavorful. I chop a full cup of fresh herbs like dill, […]

Carrot & Herb Salad

This delicious crisp vegetable dish is one of those sweet and sour salads that I crave all the time. I have a feroious sweet tooth and am always looking for ways to cut back on my sugar intake. A salad like this with sweet organic carrots, shallots softened in a […]