Salads and Side Dishes

Tabbouli Salad with Tahini Vinaigrette

Tabbouli is a traditional Middle Eastern salad that is made from a ton of parsley, bulgur, onions, and tomatoes. I decided to make my own version of this a little while back, but I added in some more filling vegetables and chickpeas. Served chilled, this salad is light, refreshing, and filling. The tahini vinaigrette adds… Continue reading Tabbouli Salad with Tahini Vinaigrette

Main Courses

Shrimp “Fried” Rice

This was one of the first dishes that I tried to make my way so that I could enjoy the flavors of Chinese food without feeling guilty. I rarely go out for Chinese these days because I find things to be excessively sweet and greasy. I hardly ever leave feeling like I ate a balanced… Continue reading Shrimp “Fried” Rice

Salads and Side Dishes

Jeweled Millet Salad

I received a version of this recipe from my mom's friend Lisa after participating in an online recipe exchange. The recipe originally called for orzo, but I made it my own by switching to millet and changing some of the toppings.┬áTo me, that is the best part about cooking and sharing recipes. You can find… Continue reading Jeweled Millet Salad