Homemade salad dressing

Doesn’t matter, had salad

Our neighbors must lead busy lives, because every time I stand at our kitchen window and stare at their house—which is, yes, fairly common, but no, there’s no good reason, their house just takes up most of the view—I see someone come or go. I find it exciting, like I’ve just seen a falling star, even though I just told you …

Healthy Chicken Salad on Toasted French Bread

The one and only chicken salad

Today, I’m sharing a recipe for chicken salad that I’ve been making for years, but have never gotten around to putting down as a recipe. Now, before you say, “Isn’t chicken salad just code for tuna-free tuna salad that serves only as an excuse to eat shameful quantities of crackers?” let me tell you about my one and only chicken …

Apple Nectarine Parfait

Summer Meets Fall: Apple-Nectarine Parfaits with Maple Yogurt

Five ingredients. That’s it. Well, seven if you count lemon juice and a spoonful of sugar, but stop being so pedantic. It’s basically five. It’s like a whole-food dessert, more or less: lightly sweetened apples and nectarines, Greek yogurt with maple syrup mixed in, and some cereal on top. All right, you’ve got me there: once I said “throw cereal …

Apricot-Nectarine Frozen Yogurt

Apricot frozen yogurt

Sometime last week, I decided that if making frozen yogurt is really as easy as it says in this Edible Mosaic post, then I should be making frozen yogurt all the time. A method this simple would change my life! I could have any kind of frozen yogurt I wanted, and it would technically be like I was eating healthy, …