pack and go lunch: tangled red cabbage salad

pack and go lunch: tangled red cabbage salad | theclevercarrot.com

Food memories are strong memories.

When I was a kid, my mom used to make a delicious red cabbage salad with cucumbers.

She sliced the cabbage very thin, and dressed the tangly strands with red wine vinegar and olive oil.

The salad was left to marinate in a particular bowl, allowing the acidity from the vinaigrette to soften the vegetables….

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cheat’s lentil soup

cheat's lentil soup | theclevercarrot.com

Trust me when I tell you that I am nowhere near ready for cold weather recipes.

I am currently reveling in juicy heirloom tomatoes, sweet corn, zucchini bread, and other seasonal delights that will soon disappear in a snap. Summer forever! So, while this soup might seem obnoxiously early on the seasonal forefront, it is merely an extension of my need to eat clean. A warm bowl of nutrient dense lentils and veggies is in order to cure the indulgence from our recent vacation. Only problem is, I think that I’m still on vacation…

That’s why I have this cheat’s version….

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