Taco Party

by Sara on March 6, 2009

Taco Salad

When I was in elementary school, we all looked forward to taco day for the school’s hot lunch program. The school tacos were not only edible, they were actually good. I still haven’t gotten over my love of tacos: they are easy to make, they are fast, just about everyone loves them, and the meat [...]

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Salad with Chicken, Pears, and Blue Cheese

by Sara on February 23, 2009


As winter drags on, I find myself craving salads more and more. Perhaps it’s to delude myself that the grass isn’t still blanketed in snow, that the trees are still without leaves, that my garden is simply a memory. But salads are not confined to the warmer months of the year. With this particular salad, [...]


Wheatberry Salad

by Sara on February 18, 2009


Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you know that whole grains are the current “it” food. I have no idea if they are the wonder food they are purported to be, as science doesn’t always have the best track record in the area of nutrition (remember margarine? low-fat diets?). However, I figure that eating [...]

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Simple but Satisfying Meal

by Sara on February 6, 2009

Cheese and Crackers

If you keep a stash of cheese and crackers or good bread in your house, you will always have an easy lunch or dinner option. I can’t tell you how many times I’ve had a meal consist of cheese, whole grain crackers or bread, and some fruit or a salad. When it’s dinner, I’ll throw [...]