I couldn’t help but notice this gnarly looking pumpkin at the farmers’ market. With a little research I learned that this winter squash is called a Green Goblin Pumpkin. Other names are Marina di Chioggia and Sea Pumpkin. I’ve never been much of a pumpkin eater. Unlike Peter (the pumpkin eater), I have managed … More Taco Salad With Pumpkin, Black Beans, Corn & Poblano Peppers
This is a one dish meal I fall back on when in a hurry to put food on the table and into our stomachs. We arrived home hungry about the time we usually eat our midday meal. A meal plan needed to be formulated quickly. Not peanut butter and jelly sandwich quickly. Just quickly. When … More Quick Taco Salad In A Baked Whole Wheat Tortilla Bowl
Believe it or not, as much as I love cheese, I frequently elect not to use it in dishes where it would typically serve wonderfully. Most of the time it is not even missed, although if it was there a cheese lover’s eyes would light up. Lunch today was refried black beans served in a … More Look! No Cheese!
If you have read my post for yesterday you know that I am on my own here for about a week. Eating by oneself is no reason not to take the time to prepare something special. Today I made a taco salad for myself. It started by making whole wheat tortilla bowls. A couple of … More Taco Salad For One
Faye was having her leftover restaurant food for lunch so I built a taco salad for myself. I brushed both sides of a whole wheat tortilla with coconut oil and draped it over an inverted tart mold. I baked it at 400ºF in the Oven Central until it was browned and crisp. I added tomato … More Building A Taco Salad
I cooked black beans in the slow cooker over night. I didn’t have a particular plan for them. I just knew I would be using them in various ways in the coming days. When I think of black beans, taco salad is the first thing that comes to mind. There are so many possible ingredients … More Whole Wheat Salad Bowls
I get cravings. Fortunately most of them are healthy cravings. I think that is because I have consciously, through logic, chosen to eliminate or severely limit certain categories of foods from my diet. The ice cream section in the supermarket occupies one side of an entire aisle, but I am rarely tempted to turn my … More Taco Salad
I’ve been craving taco salad for the last week. Maybe that’s an understatement. I always crave taco salad. There are only so many meals in a day and the menu is often dictated by items in the refrigerator that most urgently need to be eaten. Today it just had to be taco salad even though … More Black Bean Taco Salad