Autumn Harvest Salad

This is my riff on a salad I had this fall. It was full of greens, beets, golden and red, pears, pumpkin seeds and a pomegranate vinaigrette. I added walnuts and some kale. I used an apple cider vinaigrette in place of the pomegranate vinaigrette. A delicious addition would be adding bacon, feta or goat…

Avocado Mango Coconut Ice Cream with lime

This is a no-churn ice cream recipe from Food 52. It was so easy the first try that I had to share the recipe. I think you could cut down the sugar and still have a very flavorful dessert. I only changed up the amount of mango and avocado from the original recipe, which is…

Savory Leek Tart

Savory leek tart.What a simple treat, and a simple recipe.The most difficult part is making sure your leeks are clean. Chop and rinse to get rid of any grit. Quality pre-made pastry is a game changer, but if you love to make dough, you got this. Sauté a little, roll out the dough, spread your ricotta,…

Jalapeño Corn Soup

This is not my recipe, but another great soup from Food 52. I swapped the butter and heavy cream for olive oil and half & half. My substitutions are in the recipe below. It is very easy and uses simple, fresh ingredients – just corn, jalapeño, onion, garlic and stock . It’s worth the simmer for 45…

Broccoli Cheddar Soup

It’s been a while since I have posted recipes, but trust me, I have been busy making amazing food for my family and clients. I have several posts waiting in the wings. I chose this recipe to start out the year because it’s easy, delicious and a winter comfort food. A new favorite for my…

Sweet Potato & Salmon Cakes

I’ve had a few recipes pulled for a long time to experiment and make these crispy cakes. This was inspired by taking some ingredients from a couple of recipes. Food 52’s recipe served a chipotle mayo. One Lovely Life incorporated chipotle in her mix. This is my riff. Can you tell I like the chipotle?…