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Most Delectable Grilled Vegetables

I love roasting vegetables but once July rolls around, it’s just too hot to turn on the oven. That’s when I move to the outdoors to prepare the most delectable grilled ...

Appetizer, Veggie

Jicama, Corn, Avocado Ceviche

An unexpected and refreshing plant-based riff on ceviche using jicama as the seafood substitute. Jicama is an edible root vegetable used in Mexican cooking, although it’s ava...

salad, Side

Citrus Couscous Salad with Pistachios

Couscous Citrus Salad with Pistachios is a healthy, delicious side dish combining couscous cooked in fresh-squeezed orange juice then tossed with cucumber, dried apricots, currents...

Sauce

Arugula Jalapeno Pesto

This Arugula Jalapeno Pesto is my new go-to sauce for pasta, grilled salmon, base for pizza, or sandwich. The pepperiness of arugula, bright and zest of jalapeno, and toasted nuts,...

Condiment

Salsa Puente

My daughter’s Latino husband loved salsa so much, she decided to make her own authentic version of Mexican salsa and save a few trips to the market. Her Salsa Puente recipe is so...

Entree, Veggie

Lemon Asparagus Pasta

This lemon asparagus pasta dish tastes like Italian springtime! It’s bright from both lemon juice and zest, creamy from goat cheese & parmesan, and fresh from the addition of...

Entree, parsnips, Soup

Chicken Soup

This chicken soup reminds me of my grandmother’s recipe; simple with poached chicken, hearty vegetables, fresh herbs and chicken broth. Comforting flavors that warm the soul....

salad, Side

Revamped Broccoli Salad

I had a broccoli, bacon, and cheese salad posted here until I found a delicious, healthier version of the same dish. This “Revamped” Broccoli Salad recipe has a creamy,...

Appetizer, Entree

Sweet Heat Glazed Meatballs

 Honey Sriracha meatballs are a new family favorite! Savory turkey meatballs are coated in the most delicious sweet, and spicy sauce made from sriracha, soy sauce, sesame oil, gin...

Entree

Asian Burgers with Sriracha Mayo

I can’t say enough about these delicious, mouthwatering Asian Burgers with Sriracha Mayo. They are juicy, tender and bursting with flavor. Crispy cabbage slaw adds a nice cru...

Entree

Garlic Parmesan Baked Flounder

This easy baked flounder recipe uses a little bit of panko bread crumbs, but mostly grated Parmesan, and we couldn’t be happier with the results. Flounder has a mild flavor, ...

salad, Veggie

Green Detox Salad

Summer is a time for fun, vacations, BBQ’s and happy hour celebrations, all which can leave us feeling the need, for a little reset. This salad can do just that- it’s l...

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