Mangofied Roasted Yam Salad (Mexicali Yam Salad)

Mangofied Roasted Yam Salad (Mexicali Yam Salad)

This is a slightly different take on the Tuscan Salad I usually make. Ataulfo mangos are just coming into season and they are so wonderfully delicious that I had to get some. 3 medium sized yams peeled and chopped in bite sized pieces 2 Tbsp…

Sundays are for cooking (well this Sunday is)

Sundays are for cooking (well this Sunday is)

My daughter has recently taken an interest in trying new recipes…or to be more precise, finding new recipes for me to try. Today I made the Cauliflower Breadsticks she found on Tumblr which are from the delightful Mama Grubbs Grub blog. You can find the…

Quinoa (Keen-wah) Salad with Tomatoes, Feta + Fresh Herbs

Quinoa (Keen-wah) Salad with Tomatoes, Feta + Fresh Herbs

Quinoa is perfect if you’ve got a kid who needs to eat gluten free. It’s now available at most grocery stores. Look for the organic, yellow one (it has a mild nutty flavour…without the nuts). This is a super easy recipe and you can pretty…

Skunkworks Pasta Toss

Skunkworks Pasta Toss

I first made this for my colleagues at Skunkworks Creative Group Inc., thus the name. It works best with a hefty pasta like rotini, fusilli, penne or cavatappi. You will need: 2 c. pasta of your choice 1 bag of baby spinach or arugula (washed…

Asparagus Salad: We are Fond-a No Lettuce in Our Salads (Thank you)

Asparagus Salad: We are Fond-a No Lettuce in Our Salads (Thank you)

Fonda Bloy is an amazing dance instructors and choreographer.   She is also the mom of Oliver, who at the time I first posted this recipe, was a very energetic 3-year old who is big on snap peas…red peppers…not so much. This is Fonda’s favorite salad because…