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…

Grilled Broccoli Salad

I love to roast broccoli, but I’ve been putting it on the grill this spring. I realized how quickly it cooks compared to the oven and just as delicious. I’ve combined it with a few go-to salad items that I usually have on hand and here’s my favorite way to enjoy grilled broccoli. This is…

Rainbow Beets with Arugula and Goat cheese

This salad is beautiful and so good for you. You may want to hide from beets or are intimated by them. I think they have gotten a bad reputation. Times are changing, and more and more I see beets already prepared in the produce section. A tangy vinaigrette and goat cheese make this combination a…

Lentil Salad

This week, I am pulling from the pantry and using whatever greens, seeds and produce are in my house. You know there is a bag of green lentils lurking around in your pantry – now you get to use them. Make a batch and keep them in the fridge all week to throw into a…

Greens & Quinoa Salad with Fennel, Oranges and Avocado

Happy New Year! Ring in 2020 with this healthy, delicious salad. It has everything you need to start out the day, and is filled with greens, quinoa, fennel, cara cara oranges, dried apricots, pistachios and avocados. I finished it with an apple cider vinaigrette. This salad is a meal. I took it to a New…

Cacio e Pepe Warm Brussels Sprouts

Cacio e pepe is one of my all time favorite pasta dishes. It was a natural thought to bring this flavor to a vegetable dish. Shaved Brussels sprouts get transformed when they are saute, given a pecorino shower and a pistachio crunch. Make this easy dish and let me know what you think. Cacio e…