Category Archives: Vegetables/Vegetarian/Vegan

Kel’s Classic Cobb Salad, A Meal on Its Own

The first Cobb salad I ever had was at the Fairview Dining Room at the Washington Duke Inn in the early 1990s, shortly after I started working at Duke University. To this day, it is my favorite Cobb salad in … Continue reading

Posted in Recipes, Vegetables/Vegetarian/Vegan | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Kel’s Classic Chana Masala, or Chickpeas With a Kick

Chana = chickpeas. Masala = a blend of ground spices used extensively in Indian cuisine. Mix them together with a few other ingredients for a heavenly vegetarian/vegan side or main dish. So here’s a tip. When you purchase the spices … Continue reading

Posted in Pampered Chef tools, Recipes, Vegetables/Vegetarian/Vegan | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments

Kel’s Cucumber and Pineapple Salsa with Roasted Jalapeños

  When I saw this recipe by Katie Lee in the July/August 2017 issue of Food Network Magazine, I knew I was going to have to give it a try. Of course I tweaked it a bit and substituted jalapeño … Continue reading

Posted in Appetizers, Low fat, Recipes, Vegetables/Vegetarian/Vegan | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Kel’s Tasty Tossed Niçoise Salad with Vibrant Vinaigrette

If you like tuna, green beans, potatoes, olives, hard boiled eggs and other fixings with a tasty vinaigrette dressing, then this salad recipe, which eats as a meal, will become one of your favorites. It’s great to serve year round, … Continue reading

Posted in Pescatarian, Recipes, Vegetables/Vegetarian/Vegan | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments

To-Die-For Tomato and Grilled Corn Salad with Honey Lime Dressing

  This salad screams freshness and is just what the doctor ordered as a flavorful and cool side dish in the summertime heat. Grilling the corn adds smokiness to the sweetness of the tomatoes and the creaminess of the avocados. … Continue reading

Posted in Recipes, Vegetables/Vegetarian/Vegan | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments

Kel’s Omelet Casserole is Eggscellent!

Gabe and Lexi, now 15 years old, will be here in a few weeks and we are so excited! Since I’ll be at work most mornings, I’m trying to have some breakfast options for them to enjoy until I get … Continue reading

Posted in Low fat, Recipes, Vegetables/Vegetarian/Vegan | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Joan J’s Fabulous Five Bean and Penne Pasta Salad, Fit for a Crowd

  My girlfriend (and awesome cook) Ronda has brought her mother-in-law’s (Joan J) colorful and fabulous bean salad to several potluck gatherings throughout the years. Each time she does, I always go back at least for seconds, if not thirds or … Continue reading

Posted in Recipes, Vegetables/Vegetarian/Vegan | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment