Tag: lunch

tomato soup

My dad said that he could have soup and a toasty sandwich every day, and never get tired of it. This soup is traditional, mellow, and has a lovely tomato flavor.  It conjures up peaceful, childhood memories — without coming from a red and white can. As the days get cooler, and the air gets […]

avocado salmon toast

Sometimes, the best lunches are the simple ones that happen on a slice of bread. Today, I am going to share a recipe that’s less of a recipe and more of a guide to one of my favorite lunches.  This is a summery take on one of my all time breakfast favorites: lox and cream […]

turkey avocado tartine

 My mom and I both love Le Pain Quotidien — a wonderful, Belgian chain bakery and communal table emphasizing fresh, organic ingredients. One of their specialities are tartines, or open faced sandwiches. These open faced sandwiches are so fresh, elegant, simple and fun to eat! Tres francais! They are also much healthier than traditional sandwiches, […]

provencal tomatoes

before being baked  I took a trip to the farmer’s market this past weekend and picked up some gorgeous tomatoes.  Almost too pretty to eat.  These are nothing like the spongy, flavorless “tomatoes” that I find at the grocery store — these are juicy and bursting with flavor. This means that they only need simple […]

salmon guacamole greens salad

my guac greens salad (deconstructed) Here is a recipe for my Guacamole Greens Salad — its super tasty, and has all the flavors I love in guacamole! I use salmon as my protein source, because I’ve never really been a chicken person, but feel free to use any type of meat you prefer.  Ingredients 1 […]