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Tuesday, November 10, 2009

Real Simple Giveaway Winners…and a recipe!

I’m sure you’re all dying to know who is getting this great book!

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And the {random} winners are…

Amy Worthington, who said, “I would love to have anything helpful to make simple, delicious meals!”


t sara, who said, “i love real simple!”

Congratulations! You will each receive a copy of Real Simple Best Recipes. Enjoy! Big thanks once again to Real Simple!

And here’s a quick recipe from the book. It’s actually part of one of the recipes in the book. I love it because it tastes good, is healthy and super easy!

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Couscous Salad
Cuisine: Side Dish, Salad
  • 1 10-oz box couscous (1½ cups)
  • 6 scallions, sliced
  • 4 plum tomatoes, quartered (I added a bit more)
  • 1 seedless cucumber, cut into half-moons (mine had seeds and everything was fine. phew.)
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1¼ teaspoons salt
  • ¼ teaspoon pepper
  • ¼ cup crumbled feta (optional, but a very delicious option)
  1. Place couscous in a large bowl and pour 1½ cups hot tap water over the top. Cover and let stand for 5 minutes. Fluff with fork.
  2. Toss couscous with all the ingredients. Enjoy!



  1. Yuuuum that couscous looks great!

    I’m giving away 5 copies of I Loved, I Lost, I Made Spaghetti over at goodLife {eats}. Open till Sunday night. 🙂

  2. i love this salad! i make it often! with the meatballs (ground turkey spiced with couscous), it’s a delicious, kid-friendly meal…

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    I won a copy of that cookbook from real simple…. It is amazing, tons of pictures and great recipes.

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    That salad looks divine. I think I’ll try it with millet instead of couscous and make it gluten-free!

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