Tips for Creating A Unique Salad, Plus a Recipe!

Arugula, Fresh Fruit, Buratta & Grilled Chicken Salad

I love salads during the hot summer months don’t you?  You can literally throw whatever you have in the refrigerator or pantry together to create new ones.  Read below as I share Tips for Creating A Unique Salad as well as my Arugula, Fresh Fruit, Buratta and Grilled Chicken Salad. 

Brunoise Style Cuts are small precision diced cuts

How to Cut Brunoise Style

On Thursday I shared my Jazzed up Cottage Cheese recipe which added a variety of veggies to be cut brunoise style.  I had quite a few people comment on my post as well as sending me emails regarding this method. Some even asked me to show them “How to Cut...

Cottage Cheese with Carrots, Celery, Scallions, Bell Peppers

Jazzed up Cottage Cheese

Do you find you’re always rushed for time, getting the kids off to school, doing paperwork, answering the phone, running errands, getting dinner ready, walking the dogs……with barely a minute for yourself let alone time to sit down and have a bite to eat?  Well you’re not alone. 

Watermelon Salad with Arugula, Pine Nuts, Peccorino Cheese, Kalamata Olives, & Balsamic Reduction

Watermelon Salad

Looking for a quick salad to serve on a hot summers day?  Look no further! This Watermelon Salad with Arugula. pine nuts, Kalamata Olives, Pecorino cheese, and a Balsamic reduction is so refreshing to eat and quick to prepare. 

Grilled Beef Tenderloin with Chimichurri & Farro Salad

Grilled Beef Filet with Chimichurri & Farro Salad

I love creating meals, so when I was asked if I’d be interested in receiving a box of grass fed meats from Strauss Direct it was a no-brainer.  Of course I said, “yes!” I pride myself on purchasing the very best food that I can.  It’s important to know that...

Puff Pastry with Strawberries & Cream

Puff Pastry with Strawberries & Cream

Springtime is all about fresh fruit, and this Puff Pastry with Strawberries & Cream is the perfect ending to any meal.  It’s light and airy, not too sweet, but just right! I love strawberries, and during the spring they’re super sweet, bright red, juicy, and packed with flavor. 

Butternut Squash Spaghetti Fresh Tomato Sauce & Asparagus

Chicken Meatballs over Butternut Squash Zoodles

I must be feeling lazy lately because I keep coming up with recipes from the food I have in my frig and pantry. I guess that’s a good thing.  At least I’m using what I already have at my disposal rather than going and purchasing new ingredients. 

Sunny Side Up Egg on Avocado Toast with Tomato Jam

Egg on Avocado Toast with Tomato Jam

Do you have a typical breakfast you make for yourself everyday?  Mine is Oatmeal with blueberries and Vietnamese Cinnamon.  No other cinnamon will work.  In fact, the blueberries I use are Wild Blueberries from Whole Foods.  Believe it or not most of the time I use the frozen berries. ...