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Zucchini Rollup Roses with Bacon & Cheese | The Best Way to Eat Your Veggies !

It’s that time of year where everyone’s garden has more zucchini than they know what to do with. My zucchini rollup roses are a great mixture of flavors using zucchini, bacon, cheeses and herbs all in a pretty package. === 🍽🍸🥩 RECIPE === 1 medium to large zucchini 1 medium to large yellow squash 6 […]

Steamed Salmon Nicoise Salad – Green Bean, Yogurt and Salmon Salad

Salad doesn’t always have to mean lettuce and tomatoes. My steamed salmon niçoise salad combines steamed salmon, cooked to perfection, and fresh green beans with a Greek yogurt dressing to create a light and satisfying meal. === 🍽🍸🥩 RECIPE === Serves 2 8 ounces (226 g) salmon filet 10 ounces (285 g) green beans, trimmed […]

Cucumber Summer Salads – Sour Cream and Dill or Cucumber Vinaigrette

I don’t know if there’s any salad that says Summer more than a simple cucumber salad. The flavors of dill and onion join the cucumbers in two different versions – one is crisp and bright in a vinaigrette while the other uses sour cream to make a rich and elegant side dish. === 📢 PRODUCTS […]

Spring Pea Salad with Mint and Feta | A Fresh and Flavorful Side Dish

You probably only have peas from a bag in the freezer as a vegetable with your dinner. My Spring Pea Salad uses fresh Snap Peas, a flavor of Spring, combined with other fresh veggies for some great crunch. Adding mint and a sharp vinaigrette to a dish you will have you making it all year […]

Grilled Asparagus with Gremolata

Grilled asparagus with gremolata is a dish that you can make mere minutes. Grilling the asparagus keeps it crisp with a slight char. This matches perfectly with an easy to make – fresh, bright and citrus gremolata topping. === 🍽🍸🥩 RECIPE === Gremolata: 2 tablespoons flat leaf parsley, chopped Zest of 1 large lemon 2 […]

How to Make Farro Salad with Chicken – A Healthy Mediterranean Salad

Have you ever hear of farro? This great alternative to rice is a whole grain that has a chewy texture and nutty flavor. It’s the star of my farro salad with chicken. Using grocery store roasted chicken makes this a quick any night of the week meal. Farro is so flexible you can swap it […]

Sweet and Savory Fried Rice – Better Than Takeout

Fried rice is blank canvas that will take on whatever flavors you like. I am making my sweet and savory fried rice that has a hint of spice from pickled chilis and a pop of sweetness from pomegranate seeds. === 🍽🍸🥩 RECIPE === 8 ounces (200 g) long grain rice 16 ounces (475 ml) chicken […]

Pan Fried Potato Cakes – Use Up Those Leftover Mashed Potatoes

What do you do with a big bowl of leftover mashed potatoes? You do what I do and make pan fried potato cakes and have a plate full of golden fried deliciousness. === 🍽🍸🥩 RECIPE === 12 ounces (340 g) cold mashed potatoes 1 large egg 1 ounce (28 g) instant mashed potato flakes 2 […]

Creamy Buttermilk Mashed Potatoes – Use a Food Mill or Ricer

Are you worried your bland, lumpy mashed potatoes will ruin your celebration meal? Then make my buttermilk mashed potatoes. Using a food mill gets the potatoes so rich and creamy you’ll want to make them this way every time. 5 mistakes to avoid when making mashed potatoes: Using the wrong type of potato. Not salting […]

Pasta with Swiss Chard and White Beans | Vegetarian Pasta Recipe

My Pasta with Swiss Chard is a dish that comes together quickly and is a great vegetarian option. The swiss chard brings two textures – the stems add crunch, while the leaves gently wilt into the white beans and tomatoes. This can be served as a side dish or as a main course. === 🍽🍸🥩 […]

Fresh Summer Corn Salad with Garlic Herb Vinaigrette

It’s summer here in New Jersey and the farm stands are overflowing with fresh Jersey corn! I’m using it, along with peppers, tomatoes, scallions and cucumbers to make my Fresh Summer Corn Salad. Sweet fresh corn right off the cob is the star of this healthy salad and combined with a light and easy vinaigrette, […]

Orzo Pasta and Mozzarella Salad – An Easy Summer Salad

Pasta salads appear at every barbecue in the summer, but how do you make yours standout from the others. My Orzo Pasta and Mozzarella Salad recipe uses Orzo, a rice shaped pasta, mozzarella balls and fresh herbs. It’s a flavor packed crowd pleaser. === 🍽🍸🥩 RECIPE === 2 cups (350 g) orzo pasta cooked per […]