Harissa Chicken and Carrot Salad with Yogurt Sauce

I came home from work today without any dinner plans. I opened my fridge and had chicken thighs out that needed to be cooked. Here’s what I came up with: I was going for something easy, flavorful and light. I am a huge fan of chicken thighs and this marinade is perfect for them. The […]

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Avocado Grapefruit and Frisee Salad

Take your salad game to the next level with this delicious mix of Avocado, Grapefruit and Frisee. Thinly sliced avocado, perfectly juicy grapefruit and beautifully crunchy Frisee, give this salad a great vibe. I topped it with my  Delicious Salad Dressing and toasted pine nuts. So good! I don’t know about you, but when I was a […]

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Delicious Salad Dressing

This Greek style dressing is so refreshing and delicious on any combination of greens and veggies. It’s quite delicious over greens and fruit as well. It’s got a great punch of garlic and the apple cider vinegar and lemon juice pull everything together very nicely. For the salad pictured, I used a combination of romaine hearts […]

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Healthy Steak Salad

Making this salad was the highlight of my Sunday afternoon. It takes little time and you can prep some of the items way ahead of time. I cooked the beets earlier in the day and refrigerated them until I was ready to plate the salad. I also cooked the marinade and got that set in […]

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Watermelon Salad

I was obsessed over watermelon salads all summer long. Actually, I am still obsessing… I tried many variations and none of them disappointed. This mix was especially crisp and tasty. The crunchy cucumber, juicy watermelon, sweet mango, spicy jalapeño and the basil make a wonderful union. Then, you add the dressing and OMG. I made […]

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Watermelon + Prosciutto + Mint Salad

Well, you won’t find a more refreshing mix than this one for a salad. This salad screams SUMMER and I love it!!! Take 15 minutes out of your busy day and make this. You will love it too. And if you don’t, you can drop it off at my house so I can eat it. […]

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Cucumber & Tomato Salad

Are you looking for something fresh, healthy and delicious to make or bring to a summer party? Check out this salad!  Growing up, this type of salad was always on our breakfast, lunch and dinner table. We were lucky to have fresh veggie from the garden, too.  You can mix this up by adding radishes […]

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Thai Turkey Meatball Salad

This salad is so fresh and so easy to put together. It can easily be prepped in advance too, and simply constructed minutes before your meal. The idea is very similar to the Thai Meatball Lettuce Wraps I have posted. However, it doesn’t involve as many ingredients. I guess its a simplified version for a quick weeknight […]

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Mexican Seasoning Blend and Dinner Ideas

With Cinco de Mayo fast approaching, I thought i’d share with you the recipe of the Mexican Seasoning Blend I have been using for over a year. We all know that it is easy to pick up a taco seasoning packet at the store and throw a quick dinner together. Those packets however, may contain some […]

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Vietnamese Pork Chops with Green Papaya Salad+Somen

I am in love with this Green Papaya Salad. This is my second time making it and it just gets better and better. This time, I added Somen noodles to it and served it with Vietnamese Pork Chops. So very delicious. Oh yea, it also only takes 30 minutes or less to make it all. You […]

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Bean Salad

I love the freshness of this salad. It is also super light and easy to make. I used fresh beans which I soaked over night and then boiled in salty water with a bay leaf, for about 45 minutes. You can use canned beans if you wish. I basically cleaned out my fridge with the […]

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