Salads

15 Minute Asian Noodle Salad

15 Minute Asian Noodle Salad

Asian Noodle Salad is traditionally made with chemical filled ramen noodles. Skip all of those chemicals and use rice vermicelli noodles for a healthy and delicious salad ready in 15 minutes! I love this Asian Noodle Salad. I’ve had lots of variations of it over the years in Toledo. It’s a very […]

Roasted Radishes and Carrots with Tahini Dijon Dressing

Roasted Radishes and Carrots with Tahini Dijon Dressing

Think you hate radishes? Think again! Roasted Radishes and Carrots with Tahini Dijon Dressing is amazingly delicious! In the heirarchy of most popular vegetables I think radishes would rank somewhere below zucchinis but above lima beans. Yep, eaten raw they aren’t a very popular vegetable. Look at any vegetable and […]

Roasted Cauliflower and Quinoa Salad

Roasted Cauliflower and Quinoa Salad

Nothing beats a roasted cauliflower especially when you add quinoa and drizzle over it a delicious Tahini-Dijon Dressing! Add an extra depth of flavor and sprinkle crumbled feta cheese over the salad!

Lebanese Cabbage Salad

Lebanese Cabbage Salad

Lebanese Cabbage Salad is delicious and so easy to make. Best part of all, it’s super healthy for you! Olive oil, lemon juice, vinegar and salt is all it takes to bring out the natural flavors of the cabbage. Add tomatoes, cucumber and mint and you have a complete salad perfect for an outdoor barbecue or Fasoolia (Lebanese Chili)

Vietnamese Cabbage Chicken Salad

Vietnamese Cabbage Chicken Salad

       There is a Vietnamese restaurant next to YCIS Secondary Campus that Molly introduced me to. When we went for a family dinner she said we would have to get the Cabbage Chicken Salad. It was delicious and refreshing and oh so good! In fact, I now go there when I […]

Ho Chi Minh Cooking Classes

Ho Chi Minh Cooking Classes

We chose to spend Christmas and the New Years in Vietnam this year. The lure of exotic foods coupled with a relaxing stint on the beach is exactly what we were in the mood for. We’ve been to Thailand, Malaysia and the Philippines so far but we’ve avoided Vietnam because of […]

Menu Monday: Turkey Barley Soup, Spinach Salad & Applesauce Parfait

Menu Monday: Turkey Barley Soup, Spinach Salad & Applesauce Parfait

MENU MONDAY Starter: Spinach Salad Main Dish: Turkey Barley Soup Dessert: Applesauce Parfait Crunch Raise your hand if you have a fridge full of Thanksgiving leftovers! From turkey to stuffing to pie my refrigerator doesn’t have a spare inch available right now. But here’s the problem. We’re still full from […]

Honey Mustard Chicken, Broccoli Cheddar Mashed Potatoes & Detox Salad

Honey Mustard Chicken, Broccoli Cheddar Mashed Potatoes & Detox Salad

Yesterday’s dinner is what motivated me to start this blog. Halibut wrapped in zucchini with Spinach Pasta. Separately the fish and pasta were delicious. Put them together and it’s a Nomad Delete. Let’s just forget about yesterday’s flop and move on to today’s menu. Honey Mustard Chicken Thighs Broccoli Cheddar […]