Spanish Lentil Salad with Vadeon Cheese

Lentils are a great bean to work with. They cook up in about 30 minutes, you don’t need to pre-soak them and they are packed with flavor. You have to keep an eye on them while they are cooking though. If you over cook them, they turn into mush. Green French lentils hold up a [...]
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Spicy Chickpea Salad

It’s almost Memorial Day weekend, and that means it’s almost the start of the Summer BBQ season. If you’re looking for a great side dish to bring to a party, give this spicy chickpea salad a try! The Indian flavors are great, and I think even people who don’t like Indian food might like this [...]
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Jerk Chicken with Spinach, Corn Salad

If I told you that this meal is a combination of a recipe from Real Simple and Rachael Ray, you’d probably laugh. Well, it is…and it was delicious. There, I said it. Luke was away on a business trip and this combo was at “my” level of cooking. (In case you didn’t already know, Luke [...]
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Vietnamese Chicken Salad

We’ve been on a cabbage binge since making Okonomiyaki, a cabbage Japanese pancake (it was a lot better than it sounds). Cabbage is pretty cheap and is packed with nutrients. Once cabbage is cut, however, it begins to lose its vitamin C content. Luckily, there are a number of quick dishes that are so tasty [...]
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Super Supper Salad

Salads need not be limited to just lunch or an appetizer, they can be a meal! I threw this salad together one day after work when I was feeling too lazy to make anything. It was simply some of that lettuce that comes in those plastic boxes, an avocado and a can smoked tuna in [...]
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Tomato Salad, Quality = Quick

I am a big fan of simple recipe that relies on the quality of the ingredients to do all the work. This is because I am a lazy bastard. We picked up some ripe, juicy tomatoes from the farmers’ market and simply diced them and dressed them with salt, vinegar and olive oil. We added [...]
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Cannellini Bean Salad

This is a random recipe I came up with because: It was raining outside. We had some random veggies to use up. I really want more bacon in my diet. For a random, self-invented recipe this dish came out really good. It is clearly a dish meant for innovation and switcheroos. Say for instance that [...]
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