At Mimi's Table

. . . lessons from an older and wiser girl

Lemon Pasta from John Alberti

We’ve been grilling since Memorial Day. Time for a switch. It doesn’t get any easier than this. Lemon Pasta is inexpensive to make, easy and quick to prepare, and is a delicious lemony, cheesy pasta delight. Lemon Pasta is a perfect main dish or as a side dish served alongside any lightly grilled protein.

Creamy Crunchy Bacon Pea Salad

This is one delicious salad. My Grandma Smith was fond of these kinds of salads like carrot salad, roasted beet salad, and sauerkraut salad. These are folksy homey old-timey country salads with bright colors and flavors. They're easy-peasy to put together. And they'll go with almost anything like ...

Roasted Broccoli Quinoa Salad with Pignoli & Tomatoes

roasted broccoli quinoa salad pignoli tomatoes

What's the big deal about quinoa?

For one thing, quinoa is a complete protein source.  It is gluten-free.  Quinoa is a good source of fiber (One-half cup of quinoa has 14 grams of protein and 6 grams of fiber.).  This mighty super-grain can help offset ...

Delicious AND Nutritious – Salmon and French Lentils

What are lentils anyway?  How are French lentils different from others?  And they're so cute, too.  Little round orange, yellow, and green legumes ready to burst forth with nutritious, yummy, creamy goodness.  Lentils are filled with fiber and nutrients.  In salads, soups, stews, or as a side dish in this recipe, lentils are a healthy, ...

Retro Pork Chops, Spanish Rice with Peas and Potatoes

Pork Chops, Spanish Rice with Peas & Potatoes was on of our family favorites, and one of my mother’s no fail go to dinners. Quick and inexpensive, the rice is a nice twist on traditional Spanish rice. The rice, peas and potatoes can be prepared on it’s own and served as a side dish.