Greek Farro Salad

If you are like me, then you are constantly looking for creative and delicious ways to eat more vegetables. This salad is perfect for the warmer months. It is healthy, colorful, pairs perfectly with any protein and can sit in the fridge for a few days. Farro is one of my favorite grains. I like…

Grilled Peach, Burrata and Prosciutto Salad

My Favorite Salad Ever! I can eat this salad anytime, as a light meal, starter or side with a grilled protein. The flavors come together so beautifully, I cannot think of anything I would rather eat. It is hard to beat the sweetness of the peaches along with the saltiness of the prosciutto and the…

Peanut Noodles

If you are looking for a quick and simple recipe that is packed full of flavor, look no further. I like to make these noodles as a side when guests come over, and there has never been a single noodle left in the bowl. This is most definitely a crowd pleaser, as well as a…

Grilled Eggplant with Tomatoes and Mozzarella

This oven roasted eggplant recipe is quick, easy and full of flavor. Roasting eggplant is a great way to get tender delicious eggplant, without the extra calories and mess of frying it. I like to use fresh mozzarella, but you can try it with any soft cheese. I suggest serving this immediately out of the…

Arugula and Strawberry Salad

Fruit on a salad seems to scream warm weather is here! Light and fresh, this salad is perfect on its own, or topped with any grilled protein. This salad is great to serve as a lighter side during BBQ season and is definitely a crowd pleaser. If you don’t have pine nuts, feel free to…

Roasted Cauliflower with Harissa Sauce

Cauliflower has always been a difficult vegetable to cook in my house. I am literally the only one who would eat it, until now. I made this cauliflower, and showed it to my husband. Needless to say he was less than enthused to see a large bowl of cauliflower. I asked him to try one…

The Best Coleslaw Ever!

The Best Coleslaw Ever! That is a bold statement, but in this case, an accurate one. This is the best coleslaw you will ever have, I promise. Everytime friends invite us over for dinner, they ask me to bring the coleslaw. It is incredibly easy to make. I like to make it in advance and…

Ginger and Honey Glazed Carrots

Growing up, my grandmother would make honey glazed carrots for every holiday. I used to love these sticky, sweet treats and could not believe I was “eating my vegetables”. Then my mother began making them, but with her own personal flair. She added ginger. The combination of ginger, and honey, along with orange juice, gave…

Warm Mixed Rice Salad

Thanksgiving is just around the corner and I am always trying to add a healthier option to my traditional dishes. I like to use a mixed rice medley for this salad because it takes 15 minutes to cook, as opposed to 50 minutes for wild rice. If you prefer wild rice, go ahead and prepare the…