Red Potato Salad with Minced Vegetables, Hard Boiled Eggs & Old Bay Seasoning

Red Potato Salad with Minced Vegetables, Hard Boiled Eggs & Old Bay Seasoning

Memorial Day weekend is here! If you are attending or giving a pot luck picnic with everyone contributing a dish, this is always a great one to bring. Potato salad is served cold so you can make it ahead of time. It goes well with grilled meats and fish and everybody loves it! I like to put a heathy spin on it by adding lots of crunchy minced vegetables and a light dijon vinaigrette dressing rather than lots of heavy mayonnaise. I also put lots of chopped hard boiled eggs in it to…
Chickpea Cakes on Greens with a Yogurt Harissa Topping

Chickpea Cakes on Greens with a Yogurt Harissa Topping

One of my favorite types of food to eat is Mediterranean style. The ingredients are healthy, colorful and savory and I love the combinations of spices used. These Chickpea Cakes on Greens are an example of what I like to eat on a regular basis and it is simple to put together for lunch of dinner. For the Chickpea cakes: (makes 2 - 4 servings) one can of garbanzo beans 1 - 2 cloves of garlic 2 TB. of lemon juice 1 teas. pf cumin 1/2 teas. of turmeric 1/2 teas. of smoked…
Shaved Brussel Sprout & Kale Caesar Salad

Shaved Brussel Sprout & Kale Caesar Salad

This is an easy, crunchy salad that substitutes thinly sliced brussel sprouts and chopped kale for the romaine that is normally used in a caesar salad. The ingredients, along with chick peas makes it exceptionally healthy because of the nutritional properties in brussel sprouts and kale. Ingredients for the salad: (serves 2-4) * 2-3 cups of thinly sliced ¬†brussel sprouts * 2 cups of chopped kale * 1 cup of drained garbanzo beans (lightly sauteed in a little olive oil and tossed with smoked paprika) * 1/2 cup of shaved or grated reggiano…