Category Archive: Savory Bites

Asian asparagus slaw - www.scalingbackblog.com
April 18

Asian asparagus slaw

Since I’m still waiting for my garden to start producing I hit the farmers market for one of my favorite springtime vegetables.  …

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avocado tartines, two ways - www.scalingbackblog.com
April 11

Avocado tartines, two ways

When I was little and wanted a snack I would grab a half and avocado and a little tin of soy sauce.  I would sit outside on a warm day with a spoon, my avocado and my soy sauce.  …

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Millet tabouli - www.scalingbackblog.com
April 9

Millet tabouli

Finding lighter things to eat for lunch can be challenging.  I am always looking for a new salad to add to my rotation of favorites so I thought a variation on traditional tabouli was worth a try.  …

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shredded rainbow salad with greek yogurt caesar dressing - www.scalingbackblog.com
April 1

Shredded Rainbow salad with Greek yogurt Caesar dressing

Salads never get boring for me but sometimes I have to admit I get a little lazy about chopping everything up.  …

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broccolini blueberry and feta salad - perfect for packing into lunches and only a few ingredients - www.scalingbackblog.com
March 18

broccolini blueberry and feta salad

It can be a challenge to create new and tasty recipes on a regular basis.  I have to admit that I don’t post every recipe I come up with some are just plain bad.  …

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ahí tuna burgers - try these as a healthier alternative to traditional burgers - www.scalingbackblog.com
March 13

Ahi tuna burgers with spicy sriracha mayo

Burgers are one of those things that I really enjoy but find that I can’t eat as often as I’d like since they are so heavy.  …

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butternut squash and broccolini pizza -turntable Tuesdays -  www.scalingbackblog.com
March 4

Turntable Tuesdays: butternut squash and broccolini pizza

Pizza night is a once a month affair around here and while my boys always stick to some version of your basic pepperoni and sausage, I always try to push the envelope and come up with a new flavor combination that I haven’t seen before.…

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potatoes in garlicky chard broth - www.scalingbackblog.com
February 27

potatoes in garlicky chard broth

I don’t eat a lot of potatoes these days.  Sometimes I think I’ve jumped on the anti-carb bandwagon a little too enthusiastically.  …

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buckwheat soba noodles with broccolini and shitakes - www.scalingbackblog.com
February 25

Turntable Tuesdays: buckwheat soba noodles with broccolini and shitakes

When I was younger my sisters favorite thing to eat was cold noodles with a soy based broth that my mom used to make.  …

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roasted tomato, chicken and mozzarella pasta - www.scalingbackblog.com
February 18

Turntable Tuesdays: roasted tomato, chicken and mozzarella pasta

I have had a dreadful week in the kitchen. I’ve attempted three new recipes and every single one was not fit for human consumption.…

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