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Musings of a Foodie

Tomato and Watermelon Salad

Tomato and Watermelon Salad

Summer blesses us with some of the tastiest heirloom tomatoes in a rainbow of colors as well as ripe sweet watermelons of every shape, color and size. This Tomato and Watermelon Salad Recipe is a favorite with my students with or without cheese.

Kale Salad

Kale Salad

For all those Kale phobic peeps, here’s a simple, healthy and delicious recipe that can be made year round. I’ve developed a love for kale salad over the past year or so and can never seem to get enough of these full flavored nutrient packed greens.

Collards and Black Eyed Peas Unite

Collards and Black Eyed Peas Unite

I knew that my African American forbears were rolling in there graves as I made this dish. I can tell you, you’ll never look at collards and black eyed peas the same after tasting this nutritious and delicious dish. Say a prayer and let the spirit guide you, as you cook this gorgeous fusion of collard and black eyed peas. It’s a veritable marriage of two great soul foods in one pot.

Homemade Granola Recipe

Homemade Granola Recipe

My father was always the official granola chef in our family. I learned to make Granola as a boy. This is one of the easiest recipes for fresh homemade granola. This recipe is easily adapted to your taste with the addition or deletion of sweeteners, spices, nuts, seeds or dried fruits. My dad sometimes uses orange juice and zest instead of honey.

Caesar Salad Recipe

Caesar Salad Recipe

Everyone loves this classic Caesar Salad with crispy Romaine lettuce laced with a salty, garlic sauce gilded with Parmesano Reggiano cheese and crunchy homemade croutons.