Monthly Archives: March 2014

That’s dandy!

Often, it’s a drink or a smoothie that makes my lunch stand out. On regular days, I tend to stick to a sandwich and, almost always, something with hummus. I do not get bored with these items, and one reason is the bright homemade drink that’s also tucked into my lunch bag. It could be a cold […]

The Argument for Breakast

One secret to a having a good, healthy lunch is having breakfast. It’s easy to skip or skimp on this meal, but the truth is, bad breakfasts often lead to sugar-deprived decisions about food. How often have you been so hungry at 10:00 am that you’ve ruined lunch with a trip to a vending machine? Goji Berry & Banana […]

Salad as Finger Food

Sometimes, it’s nice to have a salad for lunch. With the right combination of ingredients, a salad can be completely satisfying. Sometimes though, it’s nice to break the routine. Good thing it’s easy to freshen up a favorite salad by turning it into a wrap. The Menu: Collard Green Wraps with Lemony Artichoke Spread & Root Vegetables Chia Seed Pudding with Honey […]

Back in the Saddle

After a two-month hiatus, it’s time to get back in the writing saddle. Today’s recipe is a quick, easy, and crunchy combination of pantry staples. Chickpea-and-Almond Salad in Romaine Saddles: 4 leaves of romaine, rinsed and dried 1 cup of chickpeas 1 green onion, chopped (white and green parts) 1/3 cup of slivered almonds 1 […]