Quick “Pickled” Jicama with Ginger and Lime: A Healthy, Tangy, Crunchy Snack, Side, or Condiment

When I brought home a lovely pachyrhizus erosus (a.k.a. jicama) a couple of weeks ago, I wasn't sure just what I was going to do with it. Not because I didn't have ideas, but because I couldn't decide which one to try. Baked jicama fries? Raw jicama fries? Roasted jicama? Spicy raw jicama chips? Stir-fry? Jicama … Continue reading Quick “Pickled” Jicama with Ginger and Lime: A Healthy, Tangy, Crunchy Snack, Side, or Condiment

Radish, Pea, and Mint Quinoa Salad with Zesty Lemon Dressing

That's right, I'm jumping right from heavenly cupcakes, to healthful veggies. It has been far too long since I posted a salad here. Like, 5 months too long. Actually, I've only ever posted one measly salad on this site (a dandy, though... my fall favorite, Warm Smoky-Maple Kale Salad with Apples and Sweet Potatoes). Well, … Continue reading Radish, Pea, and Mint Quinoa Salad with Zesty Lemon Dressing

Warm Smoky-Maple Kale Salad with Sweet Potato and Apple

Dark orange pie pumpkins, bright yellow and deep-golden acorn squash, juicy red and green apples, garnet yams... My  kitchen is beginning to look like a fall cornucopia!  I've always loved this time of year, and writing this blog and sharing my recipes has made me appreciate the harvest season's produce even more.  Everywhere I go, … Continue reading Warm Smoky-Maple Kale Salad with Sweet Potato and Apple