Kale & Farro Salads

Who doesn’t love a tasty grain-based salad? They fill you up and give you energy all day long.  This recipe is genius because you can switch out the grain, the greens and add all sorts of items in your fridge.  Toss with a vinaigrette/dressing of your choice, and like magic, a delicious and healthy meal….

Mixed Greens and Asparagus Salad with Fresh Cranberry Dressing

This salad has become a favorite of many.  I like that I can make it to feed a crowd. The fresh cranberry dressing brings a brightness to the grassy greens and asparagus. This is a great Thanksgiving side. Try it this year for your family and friends and let me know how well it goes…

Roasted Brussels Sprouts

I feel like the Queen of Brussels Sprouts every year when they are in season and I can buy them on the stalk. It’s my scepter of health.  I am absolutely smitten with this Brassica Oleracea vegetable which is in the cabbage family.  You didn’t know you were going the learn a new fact today…

Arugula, Peach, Tomato & Chickpea Salad

I made this salad this week for a college friend who was in town with her family.  Hi Alex, Paul and Henry!!! This salad is at it’s best in the summer, but I had mini San Marzano tomatoes, and arugula in the house. I was very skeptical of buying a peach, but I choose two…

Buffalo Chickpea Salad

Buffalo Sauce, YES!  If you have a love of spicy foods then you know all about buffalo wings, sauces, chicken sandwiches .. the list goes on.  There are several salads and sandwiches out there with buffalo chickpeas, but here is one not to be missed. Get your favorite sauce ready! Buffalo Chickpea Salad Serves 4…

Greens, Beets, & Blueberry Salad

I happen to love beets! Most people would shy away from this root vegetable. It does kind of have an earthiness ….ok it can taste like dirt. Earthiness sounds so much better. What beets need are to be roasted and tossed with a delicious vinaigrette.  I like to make a batch and dress them.  They…