Category Archive: Savory Bites

Thai watermelon salad | scalingbackblog.com
September 4

Thai Watermelon Salad

     My son started 8th grade this week.  He had one day of school and now him and his class are off on a 10 day camping trip.  

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Sweet corn pasta sauce | scalingbackblog.com
August 28

Sweet corn pasta sauce

Summer corn is something to be savored and celebrated.  I can’t get enough of it this time of year.  

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Summer in a bowl, sweet corn, nectarine, cherry and halloumi salad - scalingbackblog.com
July 10

summer fruit and halloumi salad

    Sometimes it’s hard to get excited about eating a salad.  If your like me you get stuck in a rut and make the same things over and over again until you just lose interest.  

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yakitori chicken - www.scalingbackblog.com
June 26

yakitori chicken

I am all about grilling in the summer.  Any excuse to spend more time in my garden and outdoors is a plus here in Oregon.  

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grilled salmon and corn salad - www.scalingbackblog.com
June 4

Grilled salmon and corn salad

I have had a really terrible few days.  Nothing big or life altering big, but annoying, aggravating and frustrating big.  

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Super vegan bowl with parsley cashew pesto - www.scalingbackblog.com
May 22

Super vegan bowl with parsley cashew pesto

I have been eating terribly lately.  I don’t know if it’s my age or just that I’ve fallen into some bad habits but my weight has really been creeping up in the last year.  

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roasted chicken in coconut milk - www.scalingbackblog.com
May 13

Roasted chicken in coconut milk

Roasting a chicken has never been my strong suit.  I’ve always felt they were a little rubbery, dried out or flavorless when I tried to make one.  

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Spicy peanut soba noodle salad - www.scalingbackblog.com
May 6

Spicy chicken peanut soba noodle salad

Our weather here has been all over the place lately.  Last week we had hail storms on Sunday and temperatures in the 90’s by Thursday.  

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A simple spring salad - www.scalingbackblog.com
May 1

A Simple Spring salad

I promised you a recipe that used the pickled onions I posted earlier in the week and here it is.  

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quick pickled pearl onions - www.scalingbackblog.com
April 29

Quick pickled pearl onions

I never thought I was a pickle person.  I always had the vision of those sweet bread and butter pickles in my head and they just aren’t my thing.  

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