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…

Quinoa and Cauliflower Salad

It’s time to think ahead a few days and get ready for the 4th of July! Happy Birthday America! Baseball, hot dogs, apple pie and Chevrolets. A blast to the past into the 1970’s when that car commercial was so popular here in the States. I am bringing you up to speed on food for…

Thai Cucumbers

Who doesn’t like a sweet and tangy vegetable, especially one with a kick to it. My Thai Cucumbers hit all the right notes and are easy to make. Just like my pickled onions, simple ingredients and so delicious. Make them and put that jar of cucumbers right next to your onions in your refrigerator. You’ll…

Ginger Sesame Carrots and Parsnips

Here’s a beautiful side dish for your spring holiday table. It’s vegan, Kosher and oh so good. Spring gives us tender and sweet baby carrots in a variety of colors. Pair them with parsnips and give them a fresh boost with ginger and sesame. I’m roasting them, along with other items for a festive dinner….

Mint Infused Berries

Give your Valentines a heart healthy antioxidant bomb of a dessert this year! I’ve been making this easy and healthy dessert for big celebrations and small gatherings. Inevitably, I receive many compliments and yummy noises. Eating fresh berries in February is a treat in itself, but add an infused simple syrup with bright mint flavors…

Healthy Hors D’Oeuvre’s

New Year’s Eve and New Year’s day is upon us and here are a few ideas to ring in the new year with yummy healthful hors d’oeuvre’s. Mini Peppers with Herb Goat Cheese 1 package mini peppers, halved and seeded 4 oz of goat cheese 1 tsp each fresh thyme, rosemary, oregano chopped fine Mix…