Asian Bowl: My New Favorite Dinner

Asian Bowls are my answer to an easy, delicious, make-ahead dinner. You can mix and match the ingredients however you like for an asian bowl– and it’s always amazing. This post may contain affiliate links which provide a means for me to earn fees linking to Amazon and other affiliate sites. A few months ago […]

Tuna Pita Pockets

Make brown-bagging it tasty and economical with these delicious Tuna Pita Pockets with Cucumber. Canned tuna never tasted so good. When we were in England, one of our go-to “fast food” restaurants was a chain called Pret a Manger. It’s not really fast food, but it’s quick and easy, ready when you walk in the […]

Chef’s Salad with a Garlicky Anchovy Vinaigrette

Chef's Salad Recipe | Good Cheap Eats

A typical chef’s salad boasts hard-boiled eggs, cucumbers, tomatoes, cheese, and meat on a bed of dressed greens. This garlicky anchovy vinaigrette adds some punch to the mix. Salads are some of my favorite healthier meals. They give you the opportunity to “eat the rainbow”, save money, use up little bits of leftover meat and […]

Asian Cabbage Salad with Chicken and Mandarin Oranges

Keep your cool with this easy Asian Cabbage Salad with Chicken and Mandarin Oranges. It’s delicious as well as very make-ahead! I confess, I’ve been a little lazy this summer. I’ve leaned on make-ahead salads quite a bit. And you know what? I’m not sorry one bit. They’ve tasted great! Plus, they’ve been easy to send […]

Picnic Sandwich Recipe

Enjoy eating in the great outdoors with this easy, make-ahead picnic sandwich. Meatless and packed with lots of fresh veggies, it’ll do your summer good. This summer has turned me a little nostalgic for old favorite recipes. I dig out old notebooks, marveling at my twenty-something handwriting as well as remembering my naivete at that […]

Italian Salad with Crispy Prosciutto

Freshen up this season with dinner salads. Try this Italian Salad loaded with vegetables and topped with crispy prosciutto. Vegetables are the name of the game, people. Nutritionists can argue all the live long day about paleo v. vegan v. whole grains, but one thing everyone agrees on is vegetables. We should all eat more […]

Nicoise Salad Wraps

Take an old French classic and tweak it with these Nicoise Salad Wraps. Filled with tuna, egg, and vegetables but serve in a wrap, the traditional salad feels new again. I love Salade Nicoise. I remember eating it at an outdoor cafe in Bordeaux with my friend Lucile many, many moons ago. It’s a French classic that […]

Greek Wedge Salad

Greek Wedge Salad | Good Cheap Eats

A Greek Wedge Salad is a festive addition to your holiday table, with its red and green color scheme. It’s an easy way to add some veggies to a special meal. I’ve always been a big fan of salads. Ever since I was a kid, I’ve preferred salads to be a part of my meal, […]