Nutty Bird Sandwich

My favorite sandwich of all time is the Nutty Bird.  Sliced turkey, alfalfa sprouts, provolone cheese, and cream cheese sprinkled with sunflower seeds is layered on a croissant.. summer food at its finest.  It is pure summer satisfaction.  You could it eat year roundoff course but to me it is the epitome of warm weather dining.  So WHY do I only remember to make these every 5 years?  It’s our Forgotten Sandwich!. Continue reading

The Nutty Bird Returns!

Nutty Bird

Nutty Bird

Years ago I used to grab lunch at a small restaurant downtown near my office.  One of my favorite sandwiches was a pile of sliced turkey layered with alfalfa sprouts and sunflower seeds.  Served on bread, a bagel or a croissant slathered with cream cheese, it was a sandwich “event”!  I often recreated the sandwich for dinner in the evening as my family loved it as well. Continue reading

Sunflower Seed Salad

Refrigerator Crisper Salad with Sunflower Seeds

Refrigerator Crisper Salad with Sunflower Seeds

I love sunflower seeds and usually buy a bag of seeds to add to broccoli salad.  Bird Seed Salad, is what it’s usually called.  But I don’t make that so often and the seeds can go rancid, hence I’m always looking for new recipes to use sunflower seeds.  And at times I just invent a salad and throw them in. Continue reading