Blood Orange and Fennel Salad

I saw blood oranges on sale today which means winter citrus is in their prime. Winter citrus makes life so sweet in the Midwest and other Northern states during the dreary and sunless days. I’m featuring my Blood Orange and Fennel Salad. This dish has everything to make you feel sunny and bright on a cold…

Roasted Acorn Squash & Red Kale Salad

What a show stopping salad. I have been roasting vegetables all fall and now that we are officially into winter, the roasting continues. Acorn squash looks so pretty when it’s cut this way and you can even eat the peel. I use a simple method of just dusting the pieces with a little coconut sugar…

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…

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…