Vegan Cilantro Lime Ranch Dressing

Since The Kid has a dairy allergy and has from birth, she’s never had many of the things most of us take for granted. Ice cream, cheese, milk… ranch dressing. Now that she’s older, she sometimes asks me what such and such tastes like. It’s hard! Have you ever tried to explain the taste of […]

Sweet and Spicy Chickpea Farro Salad

It’s getting to be the time of year when Spring veggies are in season and salad creations start to come out. I love using different types grains in salads and side dishes. They can be used in so many different ways. There’s the obvious idea of changing the grain that you’re using and experimenting with […]

Ahi Tuna Salad with Coconut Lime Dressing

Now that the weather is getting warmer… Who are we kidding here. It never really got cold this season for most of the US… It’s time to start breaking out the salads for quick and easy dinners that don’t require an oven. It just so happened that ahi tuna was also on sale this week […]

Low Calorie Cauliflower Tabbouleh

On one of our road trips this summer, The Kid and I went to a great vegetarian restaurant in San Antonio. You know how I am with my bowls… put any combination of food together and call it “A Bowl” and I’m there. So naturally I ordered one of their bowls. This one had kale […]

Budget Your Treats Like You Budget Your Spending

It’s pretty much common sense to create and follow a budget when you’re learning how to live within your means. You set your spending, write down your must-pay bills, and then check out what you have leftover to spend on splurges. If you’re like most people, you look at your splurges and realize that you […]