Grain-Free Tabouleh

When Lefty’s husband was diagnosed with diabetes, their home turned upside-down trying to find various ways to avoid grains which caused his blood sugar to spike. He wasn’t a fan of “health food” but she talked him into going grain free mostly by ditching grains herself. As the chief cook of their home, she felt…

Cowboy Caviar

The first time I ever tried Cowboy Caviar, Memphis and I had just returned from a 10 day road trip to Santa Fe, New Mexico where we ate and drank our way through the August South West savoring the smoky flavors of green chilies. I became so enamored with Cowboy Caviar, I committed a recipe to…

Tahini Garden Spread

Marilyn Diamond and her husband Harvey were at the cutting edge of the physical hygiene movement with their #1 bestselling book Fit for Life. This book forever impacted how I view food and inspired me to pay attention to what I’m eating. Though it contains a number of recipes, when she came out with the behemoth The…

Chickpea Salad

Memphis and I are big fans of bean salads. It’s easy to throw a few cups of beans in the crockpot with salt and veggie broth in the morning before heading off to work. When you return, they’re done. Salads tempt the creative in us, and you can add what you have on hand. Chickpea…