Barhi Date and Bitter Greens Salad


We eat a lot of salads, as meals. So to avoid the lettuce, tomato, cucumber snoozefest, I’m always on the lookout for something new to throw in the bowl. A few weeks ago it was a branch of delightful Barhi dates from Flying Disc Ranch. Fresh Barhi dates–bright yellow and firm–are usually only available August through September, but maybe, just maybe, you might spot some still hanging around the market. If so, grab them. Continue reading

Lemon Poppy Seed Energy Bars

IMG_1293I don’t have time to make every little snack we eat, from scratch. That said, I hate spending two to four bucks on an energy bar. I don’t eat a lot of energy bars, but they can be the perfect little something to get you through the morning or late afternoon when you’re having a little blood sugar dip, but don’t want anything too substantial because a meal is right around the corner. Continue reading