Category Archive: salads, soups, and snacks

warm figs and cold yogurt soup

(a few thoughts collected in the Balkans) Somehow, backpacking through the Balkans hadn’t made it to the absolute, very top of my list.  I had other dreams, adventures I’d imagined investigating before swimming… Continue reading

spicy watermelon and avocado salad

This salad! Bright, juicy chunks of watermelon, crispy croutons, creamy avocado, all very nice.  But sprinkled with a spicy seed mixture and almost swimming in a bold, sour, minty dressing, this salad is… Continue reading

lentil and roasted pumpkin salad

The words lentil and salad together don’t usually make me run to strap on my dancing shoes, but when I landed on this combination the other day I did do a bit of a tap dance under… Continue reading