Category Archive: Salad

Greek Chickpea Salad

Greek Chickpea Salad
Nutmeg Notebook

On the really hot summer days I don’t want to heat up my kitchen to make a meal so I turn to salads that  are hearty enough to be a meal. This chickpea salad not only keeps the kitchen cool but it will cool you down as well. It was good the first day and …

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Morroccan Chickpea Chili

Moroccan Chickpea Chili

This is more of a soup than a chili but whatever you choose to call it really doesn’t matter because what’s most important is that it tastes good! The fact that you get a large portion and it’s relatively low calorie but super filling is why I have made this twice in the past week. …

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Easy Roast Chicken with Lemon, Rosemary & Garlic /Spinach Mandarin Orange Salad

Lemon Garlic Rosemary Chicken

Growing up I loved Sunday dinners at our house, fried chicken, a good old fashioned pot roast, chicken and dumplings or chicken with mom’s homemade noodles. Scrumptious eats made with love by my mom – it just doesn’t get any better than that. Thank you for those great memories Mom! Friday night hubby Tom and I …

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Whole Wheat CousCous Salad & More Healthy Lunch Box Ideas

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Have you ever noticed that when someone else cooks for you the food tastes even better? Since I am the main cook around here it’s pure delight when someone cooks for me. While my mom was in town for the wedding she made one of our favorite from scratch meals – her homemade Runzas.  Don’t …

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Broccoli, Bacon & Toasted Almond Salad

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This is a light and refreshing broccoli salad made without any mayo! I cut back on the amount of sugar and have to admit that I doubled the amount of bacon – but before you think I went overboard on bacon let me tell you that I still only used 2 slices of bacon! Ha, …

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