Tuna Stuffed Tomato (Healthy Option)

Tuna Stuffed Tomato SaladHow do you transform a standard can of tuna into something which looks great and provides a quick and healthy lunch? Tuna stuffed tomatoes, that’s how! The inspiration for this salad, was a recent score at the local grocery of these wonderful little tomatoes. What, you say? You can buy good tomatoes in Minnesota in December?

 

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Food that Travels Well

 

Road TripOne of the challenges I found myself facing this weekend, (and I love a cooking challenge) was to come up with a couple of dishes that traveled well. We were headed out of town for a family Christmas party and I wanted a make ahead option for the main party, and one for a more intimate brunch the next morning. Here’s what I came up with…..

 

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Broccoli, Bacon & Cheese Salad

Broccolic Bacon & Cheese SaladThis is a great recipe for a picnic or a mid-winter holiday gathering, because the availability and quality of broccoli is consistent year-round.  This salad provides a nice combination of flavors which lures in people that typically don’t opt for the veggies. Of course there is the bacon that boosts the calories a tad, but if you can get people to eat nutrient-packed broccoli, I think it’s worth it!

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