Salad Niçoise

Provence, France brings us this wonderful salad, packed with an entire rainbow of veggies and protein! It nourishes not only the body, but also the soul. There is much debate on what makes an authentic Niçoise and very little consensus about what’s supposed to be in it. Keep Reading!

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Wrapped in Indonesian Flair….

I typically arrive home, post-workout around 8:00 or 9:00 pm each night and at times I don’t have a meal readily prepared.  This is a problem because after a long ride or hard run I need food fast.  Perhaps some of you can relate to the following scenario:
Girl works all day.
Girl flies home grabs a banana, water and changes clothes to workout.
Post-workout girl comes home STARVING.
Girl turns into a ravenous crazy woman scanning the cupboard or fridge to eat whatever is quick and appealing….NOT GOOD!
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Ful Mudammas

Throughout college I worked part-time at a local Mediterranean restaurant, The Pita House.  The restaurant locale resides in an eclectic neighborhood with a good mix of college kids, families, hipsters and hippies.  I was able to walk to work everyday, worked along-side my BF Brooke and donned a self-fashioned turban with a kanga from Brazil…it was highly fashionable for my then, bohemian self (and a heck of lot better than a hairnet!)  My uncle humorously referred to me as, Erykah Badon’t…funny guy!
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