Forbidden Rice & Vegetable Bowl

Exotic spices from Northern Africa and the Middle East such as Tunisian & Rosey Harissa, Smoked Paprika and Turmeric create bold flavor in this beautiful bowl of black rice, golden raisins, beets, cauliflower, carrots, pomegranates and pistachios. These spice blends are readily available in most grocery stores such as Trader […]

Shaved Brussels Sprouts Winter Salad

I’m slightly embarresed to admit I whipped up this salad on Thanksgiving morning because I was concerned I was not serving a single item that was healthy. Not only is this salad healthy, but it is so delicious you’ll want to make it anytime. Shaved Brussels Sprouts are having a […]

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 […]