Meatless Monday: Thai Crunch Salad with Peanut Dressing

This Thai-inspired salad is packed with crunchy vegetables and drizzled with a creamy peanut dressing.  It’s refreshing, nutritious, and delicious! Peanut based salad dressings and dipping sauces are very common in Southeast Asian cuisine.  My mom and my grandmother would make an Indonesian salad called gado gado, which is basically bean sprouts, cucumber, fried tofu, and hard […]

Raspberry Prosecco Punch

This elegant, refreshing raspberry punch is sure to be a hit at those summertime happy hours. Happy Friday Day all!  Not only is today the last day of work before the weekend, it’s also my last day at the current job.  Next week, I’ll be spending some time to catch up on things (including moving) […]

Lightened-Up Asian Hoisin Meatballs

These Asian-inspired meatballs are flavorful, saucy, and easy to make!  Serve them as a main dish over rice or as an appetizer for your next get-together with friends. My sister recently shared with me the healthy chicken meatballs she has been making and I was inspired to create something similar: meatballs that are full of […]

5 Reasons for Meatless Monday

Happy Monday!  If you’ve been following TTB, you’re probably aware that every Monday I dish out a vegetarian recipe as part of the Meatless Monday movement.  Today, I’m going to share with you five reasons I go meatless: WEIGHT MANAGEMENT – A vegetarian diet is usually low in saturated fat and cholesterol and rich in fiber.  Fiber […]

Fresh Cherry Limeade

Cool down with a pitcher of refreshing limeade made with fresh sweet cherries! What a week!  It’s been hot and humid one day, cloudy and stormy the next.  And now that it’s finally Friday, I thought I’d celebrate the weekend by sharing a summer drink with you.  Black cherries and limes combine to make this […]