Grilled Eggplant with Pomegranate and Tahini Dressing

I’ve always loved different flavor and texture combinations in my meals. Sweet and savory, salty and spicy, crunchy and creamy. They’re all so good! So naturally when The Kid found pomegranates at last on a trip to Trader Joe’s, I immediately had plans for it. One of the great Middle Eastern flavor combinations is tahini, […]

Grilled Falafel Patties

Falafel is one of my favorite things. If you haven’t heard of it, it’s a middle eastern dish that is pretty much a fritter made out of chick peas, herbs, rolled into a ball and fried. They serve them in pita bread sandwiches with cucumbers, tomatoes, tatziki or tahini sauce. Kinda like a chick pea slider. […]

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 […]

Chickpea Shawarma

Roasted chick peas are pretty easy to make and you can eat them as a snack, throw them in a pita for a sandwich, or toss them in a wrap. They’re versatile and they can take on the flavor of the spices that you cook them in. They also add a nice crunch to salads. […]

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 […]