Pear and Pecan Side Salad

Difficulty: SUPER Easy Serves 2 I needed to make a side salad to accompany my Eggplant Parmigiana but didn't have many regular salad ingredients on hand. This salad is so simple but really fresh, light and a perfect accompaniment to a heavier meal. I've added my really simple Lime and Balsamic dressing, but feel free to add any dressing you like! Ingredients 2 large handfuls of mixed leaves. 1 pear, thinly sliced, 1/2 lebanese cucumber, thinly sliced 1/2 cup pecans Dressing Juice of 1 lime 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 teaspoon seeded mustard Method Rinse the salad leaves and place evenly on a plate or platter. Carefully place the pear and cucumber on the leaves and sprinkle with the pecans. Whisk together the lime juice, balsamic vinegar, olive oil and mustard to...

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Eggplant Parmigiana

Serves 4 Difficulty: Medium You know those times when you just suddenly decide to make something and it fails horribly? This is not one of those times. I decided to make this eggplant parmigiana for my family on Friday night and let me just say it is one of the most darned delicious meals I've ever made. Pretty big call, I know, but there's only one way to find out if I'm lying...

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