Project Food Blog Challenge #7: Video 411

Thank you from the bottom of my heart for your votes in Project Food Blog. I am very grateful that I made it through the previous round and was able to create another entry for this contest. For challenge #7, Foodbuzz asked the 48 remaining contestants to “channel your inner Julia Child and put one … Read more

Red Currant, Pomegranate, and Kefir Lassi

A lassi is a yogurt-based drink popular in India and Pakistan. Sometimes salty and sometimes sweet (Indian restaurants here in the United States usually make them with mango), lassis are often enjoyed after a spicy meal. This red currant and pomegranate lassi made with kefir is not at all traditional, but I think it makes … Read more

Arugula Salad with Pomegranate, Avocado and Goat Cheese

I’m struggling to write something really interesting about this Arugula Salad with Pomegranate, Avocado and Goat Cheese. I’ve erased the first sentence of this post at lease ten times… The fact is, this salad is made up of what needed to be eaten out of my refrigerator last night. I got home from my kids’ … Read more

Roasted Beet Salad with Greens and Candied Pecans

This roasted beet salad with candied pecans is another great fall salad. I served this with our Thanksgiving dinner. I like how the sweetness of the roasted beets and pecans contrasts with the slightly bitter greens. I dressed the salad with a simple blend of olive oil and lemon juice only, but I think the … Read more

Cranberry Pomegranate Compote

I’m always a bit sad that it seems to take so much sugar to make cranberry sauce taste good, so I came up with this delicious mostly fruit-sweetened version. I love the flavor of pomegranate so I’ve used it in three different ways in this low sugar cranberry sauce: pomegranate juice, pomegranate molasses, and fresh … Read more