Category Archives: Lunch Ideas

Zucchini Salad with Creamy Avocado Dressing

If you don’t have a Spiralizer yet, I highly recommend. I’ve got the Paderno. Here’s a youtube from a previous post to help you get started. Low-carb, delicious “noodles” or, in this case, zucchini swirls for a fabulous salad. Hat … Continue reading

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Spicy Lentil Tahini Wrap

I wanted to make my own Trader Joe’s Spicy Lentil Wrap with Tahini Sauce**, and found this recipe. Hat tip, Feasting At Home. I used precooked lentils from Trader Joe’s (found amongst lettuces and other greens), prepped all the other … Continue reading

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Red Lentil Soup, “The Only One You’ll Ever Need”

Making this weekend. Recipe (4 servings): 3 tablespoons olive oil, more for drizzling 1 large onion, chopped 2 garlic cloves, minced 1 tablespoon tomato paste 1 teaspoon ground cumin (I like to toast cumin seed, then grind with mortar/pestle) ¼ … Continue reading

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Classic Tomato Soup

While we’re on the subject of soup, picky eater only likes tomato, so I decided to find a good recipe and landed on this one. My kitchen sort-of looked like a crime scene after it was all over (*see Tip … Continue reading

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Carrot Ginger Soup

SOUP! OMG, it is FINALLY cooler in Los Angeles, after what seemed like a four-month heat wave. This is my favorite, I found it when I had an abundance of carrots needing to be made into something, now I make … Continue reading

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Endive Salad

I was buying one of my favorite salad vegetables the other day and the guy behind me asked, “What are those?” as the checkers put their heads together to determine the code. “Endive,” I said, the French way, “Although many … Continue reading

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Takeout-Style Sesame Noodles

Hat tip to NYT Cooking, these have become a mainstay, I’m making them every couple of weeks, just to have a go-to in the fridge when busy. You control the spice. Recipe (4-5 servings): 1 pound Chinese egg noodles (1/8-inch-thick), … Continue reading

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