Cauliflower, Kale and Chickpea Stew

Cauliflower, Kale, Chickpea Stew Thumbnail (A Seat at the Table)

You know that feeling when you’ve returned from an awesome trip, and your body says “please give me vegetables”?  Well that’s how I felt last week when I got home from an awesome whirlwind road trip up to Boston and back.  It was a busy weekend with lots and lots of delicious meals and drinks.Read more

Salmon with Israeli Couscous Salad

Sumac Salmon and Israeli Couscous Salad Thumbnail (A Seat at the Table)

Did you know you’re supposed to be eating 8oz of fish or shellfish each week?  Seafood is full of great nutrients, but especially omega-3 fatty acids:  EPA and DHA.  Both of these fatty acids are incredibly beneficial to our brains as well as our cardiovascular systems.  EPA is also thought to help decrease joint inflammation.  EatingRead more

Mediterranean Chicken Salad

Mediterranean Chicken Salad Thumbnail (A Seat at the Table)

  This is a fantastic new salad.  Perfect for summer, it’s filling, packed with veggies, and so refreshing.  While I made this with chicken I think it could easily be made vegetarian by substituting in chickpeas for the chicken.  This is also great for mayo-haters.  It’s easy to throw this together and can easily beRead more

Black Rice Not-Tabbouleh Salad

Black Rice Not Tabbouleh Salad (A Seat at the Table)

Tabbouleh is a Middle Eastern salad that’s typically made with bulgur, parsley, mint, tomatoes, onion, and lemon.  It’s not one of my favorite salads because I usually find the parsley to be overbearing.  But since I had some black rice in the cupboard leftover from this Emperor’s Rice Salad, and some sumac I’d been wanting toRead more

Carrot and Chickpea Salad with Tahini Dressing

Carrot and Chickpea Salad with Tahini Dressing (A Seat at the Table)

I was inspired by this salad from Smitten Kitchen.  Smitten Kitchen is always a reliable source for fantastic recipes.  This is a great, easy salad that comes together quickly.  I’ve been on the search for some different kind of salads lately, and this is a great salad for the winter.  The chickpeas add some protein,Read more

Harvest Wild Rice Salad with Apple Vinaigrette

Harvest Wild Rice Salad (A Seat at the Table)

Can you believe that Thanksgiving is next week?!  I’m not sure how it snuck up on me, but I’m in shock that it’s approaching so quickly! I made this salad for Carroll Cafe, but it would be a great addition to your Thanksgiving spread.  It’d also be great to make with leftover roasted vegetables.  ThisRead more