RECIPE: Buckwheat Noodle Salad

SERVES: ~ 10-12 PREP TIME: 10 min __________________ This is a great salad to take to a gathering or to keep in the fridge and nibble on all week.  It’s gluten-free and flavor-full. And it may be the easiest thing I’ve made in quite a while. Trader Joe’s sells bags of sun-dried tomatoes, but I have to get the Annie’s dressing and soba noodles (buckwheat noodles) … Continue reading RECIPE: Buckwheat Noodle Salad

RECIPE: Healthy Grain Dish that tastes like Mac & Cheese!

Mac N’ Cheese (MnCh) used to be my comfort foods of choice.  But over the years, I’ve been disappointed by most of the  Mac N’ cheeses I’ve ordered (except for my cousin, Kacki’s recipe, of course!) Yeah, they had a delicious appearing crispy, cheesy crust, but ultimately what lie beneath, was never as savory as I’d remembered.  Now that I know refined white pastas are … Continue reading RECIPE: Healthy Grain Dish that tastes like Mac & Cheese!

RECIPE: Favorite Snack Alert: Edamame

FAVORITE SNACK ALERT: Edamame    Edamame is something I discovered far too late in life.  I first met this magical snack years ago covered in salt as a pre-meal treat at a japanese steak house. Deee-lish!   I’m now stunned and pumped to learn that it is packed with Fiber, Protein, Thiamin, Iron, Magnesium, Phosphorus and Copper, and a very good source of Vitamin K, Folate and Manganese. … Continue reading RECIPE: Favorite Snack Alert: Edamame