Grilled Sea Bass with Pesto & Roasted Tomatoes-

Grilled Sea Bass with Pesto & Roasted Tomatoes

What is it about summer that makes me crave pesto?  I suppose it’s the abundance of basil floating around the farmer’s market, grocers and even at home.  I love the smell of it and enjoy a chiffonade in my salads and sprinkled on my food. So when I decided...

Grilled Peach Salad with Burrata Cheese, Strawberries with a Balsamic Drizzle

Grilled Peach Salad

Sometimes the simplest recipes are the best.  With fresh peaches from the farmers market I whipped up this super easy and tasty Grilled Peach Salad that I know you’re going to love! Let me tell you about it! 

Poached Salmon with Cucumber Ribbons-

Poached Salmon with Cucumber Ribbon Salmon

Independence Day is today and here in St. Louis the temps should reach a scorching 100F degrees or more with the heat index.  That’s not factoring in the high humidity.  That’s when cooking indoors vs. barbecuing is a must.  This Poached Salmon with Cucumber Ribbon Salad isn’t just refreshing...

Red, White, & Blue Cookies with Macadamia Nuts, Dried Cranberries, Dried Blueberries, and Coconut Flakes

Red, White, & Blue Cookies

I suppose I’m on a roll this week making sweets because today I’m sharing my Red, White, and Blue Cookies.  Sweets use to be all I ever wanted to make, but as I mentioned in my Berry Tart for Independence Day post, I hardly bake anymore. Obviously that’s not...

No-Bake Berry Tart with Strawberries, Blueberries, whipped Cream and a Lemon Oreo Crust

No-Bake Berry Tart for Independence Day!

I enjoy baking, and although I find myself rarely baking anymore, this No-Bake Berry Tart is the perfect dessert to serve for Independence Day! 

Caprese Kebobs with Basil Pesto

Caprese Kebobs with Basil Pesto

Summertime food in my opinion should be quick and easy to prepare.  After all who wants to slave in the kitchen, even with the a/c on or for any length of time, or at the grill in 90+ degree weather? That’s one of the reasons I love these Caprese...

Arugula, Fresh Fruit, Buratta, and Grilled Chicken Salad

Tips for Creating A Unique Salad, Plus a Recipe!

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...