Salads can be amazing. They tend to be healthy, feature fresh produce, and come together fairly easily. That said, if your salad consists of iceberg lettuce and a tomato or two, it's time to start thinking outside the box and beyond greens.
One of the things I love most about Thai cuisine is its wonderful ability to blend flavors. This time around, we take a cue from Thailand and blend sweetness and spice in a fried rice dish chock full of fresh vegetables, tender rice, and even tangy pineapple.
I don't do it often, but sometimes I'm either out of eggs or have just one or two I'm saving for something else and I will bake without eggs. After all, you don't need to have eggs (or even dairy) on hand, but a day without chocolate cake is just a little cloudier than it needs to be!
Sometimes, you find yourself surrounded by the comfort food of your past and swimming in sentimentality. Other times, you look at your ingredient list and realize your menu has expanded in all of the good ways!
Ground beef is for more than just hamburgers. Take a look at a delicious Middle Eastern twist on ground meat that will have your family surrounding these kebabs with everything from pita bread to creamy yogurt sauce and the best veggies the end of harvest season has to offer.