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…

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…

Jicama Salad, Basic

  I don’t really recall how Jicama (pronounced hick-uh-muh) came into my life. It’s one of those things that crept into my consciousness, and the next thing I knew, I’d bought one. It’s light, refreshing and pleasantly crunchy like an apple when fresh. Choose one that looks manageable with smooth skin. It should feel hard…