Blueberry & Meyer Lemon Refrigerator Jam

I started experimenting with jam last winter when I started reading an awesome blog called Food in Jars. If you have any interest in canning, or just want to see some cool recipes, definitely check it out. Unfortunately I don’t really have space to actually can and store anything, so I stick with refrigerator jams.

Outside the Salad Bowl: Edamamole

**This post is part of a month-long series as I participate in the┬áSalad as a Meal Challenge. Patricia Wells has a great recipe she calls “Guacamole Light,” which substitutes some of the avocado for peas. Genius! I’m not a huge fan of the texture of peas, so I decided to use edamame instead (not so […]

Salad Essentials: Toppings (Vegan Savory Roasted Nuts)

**This post is part of a month-long series as I participate in the┬áSalad as a Meal Challenge. A great way to add texture, flavor, and nutrients to a salad is to add toppings. One of my favorite toppings to add is nuts–gluten-free, crunchy, and healthy. Salad as a Meal has a recipe for curried pumpkin […]

Outside the Salad Bowl: Babaganoush

**This post is part of a month-long series as I participate in the┬áSalad as a Meal Challenge. There are so many different ways to eat vegetables outside of the salad bowl–from soups to spreads. This is one of my favorite veggie-based spreads: Babaganoush. I grew up eating baba that was drowned in mayonnaise, so pretty […]

Salad from the Pantry: Pickled Garlic

**This post is part of a month-long series as I participate in the┬áSalad as a Meal Challenge. One of my favorite parts of this cookbook is the whole section in the back called “Pantry.” I rely on the stock in my pantry to help keep my food costs down, and already do many of the […]