butter lettuce salad

IMG_2400As a person who eats a simple salad for lunch almost everyday of her life, I always love finding new salad recipes that bring something special and different to the dinner table. Continue reading


grilled huli-huli style chicken with coconut rice

IMG_01941My food goal for this year is to make more dinners. We eat dinner at home 90% of the time, but we have this tendency to get in ruts really fast and stay in them for a really long time. (Did someone mention tacos?)

There’s certainly nothing wrong with having favorites, but I’d like to get much more adventurous. Not weird adventurous, just different adventurous. Adventurous as in, this tastes new. Continue reading

brussels sprouts salad


Do people really eat Brussels sprouts raw?

That was my first thought when I saw this salad for the first time over on Shutterbean. As I thought more about it, I realized, Why not? Brussels sprouts are kind of like mini heads of cabbage, and you eat cabbage raw!

Up until about 2 hours ago, the only way I could really enjoy Brussels sprouts at all was if they were roasted. This salad permanently changed that. In fact, I might even prefer them this way instead! It’s that tasty :) Continue reading