Marinated Feta & Orzo Salad

I had a recipe very similar to this on the blog awhile ago. I thought it needed freshening up and definitely a new picture. Turns out, I changed a whole lot about it so I thought that I would just enter in a new post. After all, we all have a lot of free time […]

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Asian Shrimp & Pasta Salad

Gah. I’m tired.  It’s been a long week.  Our dear friends from New Zealand have left us in Mexico and moved to Australia.  But I’ll save all that chatter for another post.  They’ve introduced me to a few New Zealand treats and one has become one of our favorites and needs to be blogged.  When […]

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Tortellini tomato salad

Wanna stand out at the next picnic where there are endless cold pasta salads that are underwhelming?  Is that a word? Make this recipe.  You can make it ahead of time and grab it as you walk out the door.  I personally think it tastes better at room temperature and since there’s no mayo in […]

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Middle East Salad

I know salads are good for you.  I know I should eat them more.  I just hate the work that goes into them.  It seems you wash, and chop, and slice forever.   Especially here in Mexico, where you need to wash your vegetables and fruits very carefully.  The stores sell disinfectant drops here that most […]

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Classic Coleslaw

I am sure most of you are still in pumpkin and squash, baking stages right now.  After all, it’s November and people are craving their comfort food. If I still lived up in the great white north, I am sure I’d be right there with all of you.  But instead, because we live in constant […]

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Oma’s German Potato Salad

I grew up in a west-end neighborhood of Toronto.  A family that we were very close to lived next door up until I was in 10th grade.  The family had a girl my age, and she had a younger brother and sister.   I was very happy about this, as my sister is 14 years older […]

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