Summer Veggie Farro Salad

Summer Veggie Farro Salad

This is a great summer stir-fry that is quick to throw together. You can really use any vegetables or grain that you have on hand. I liked using farro in this dish. Farro is an ancient grain, like quinoa, and is a great source of protein, fiber and iron. It's hearty and filling, without weighing [...]

Quinoa Ratatouille

Quinoa Ratatouille

Ratatouille is a vegetable dish that comes from the south of France and can be served as a side dish or as a main over rice, pasta, or other grain. Tomatoes are the key ingredient, but also includes other nightshades like eggplant, bell peppers as well as onions and lots of fresh herbs (traditionally Herbs de [...]

Holidays: Houston 2008

Holidays: Houston 2008

In Houston for the holidays this year...the weather has been completely all over the place. 75 degrees one day, 30 degrees the next, and back to rainy, humid and 80 degrees today (typical Houston weather). As my loving sister says, "hope you're enjoying the holidays in the most polluted city in America". Correction, CaitO. Though [...]