Healthy

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 […]

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 […]

Blueberry Broccoli Salad with Honey Yogurt Dressing

This beautiful broccoli salad bursting with fresh ingredients has been in my repertoire for many years. It is based off a salad I found (I think) from Southern Living years ago. This updated version includes crunchy radishes, toasted walnuts, crisp tender steamed broccoli, sliced dates, dried cherries and plump blueberries. […]

The Basics: Homemade Almond Milk

It’s Earth Day today and I thought I would share a recipe for something that seems “green” at the grocery store, but really is not. You may be buying an oat or almond beverage these days instead of tradtional milk. Hunky Hubbie and I love the stuff. We put it […]