Snacks, Sides + Soups, Salads
MEXICAN CORN SALAD

MEXICAN CORN SALAD

MEXICAN CORN SALAD A take on the official Mexican street corn salad, yet with some tasty substitutions and tweaks. This dish could be served as a side dish with dinner, then a scoop on your green salad for lunch with some additional protein. Personally, I enjoy eating...

SEAFOOD GAZPACHO

SEAFOOD GAZPACHO

SEAFOOD GAZPACHO When I realized we were already in August and I had not made gazpacho yet this season, I knew the time was now. In the midst of these hot and humid days, this cold soup could not be more satisfying to the mind, body, and senses. It is such a tasty way...

BLACKBERRY AND FETA SALAD

BLACKBERRY AND FETA SALAD

BLACKBERRY AND FETA SALAD This salad brings true joy from its simplicity, beauty, and combination of sweet, tart, and salty. You could add grilled chicken or shrimp for a balanced main meal, or serve as is for your side dish. large salad bowl 4 cups arugula1 cup+ ¼...

MEDITERRANEAN DIPPING PIE

MEDITERRANEAN DIPPING PIE

MEDITERRANEAN DIPPING PIE This is a fun, easy, and tasty way to get the happy hour going this summer! This blend of Mediterranean yum and produce is a crunchy and satisfying appetizer. Feel free to get creative with it and make any preferential changes :). Serve with...

MISO YOUR MUSHROOMS

MISO YOUR MUSHROOMS

MISO YOUR MUSHROOMS Sautéeing the mushrooms first, then mixing in the miso butter ensures that every bite is glazed with the rich buttery, miso flavor…without too much richness. large sauté pan 2 pounds small portobello mushrooms (washed, destemmed, and sliced into...

THAI CRUNCHY NOODLE SALAD

THAI CRUNCHY NOODLE SALAD

THAI CRUNCHY NOODLE SALAD Ready for some crunch and zing with your greens? This salad is a lightened-up version of your typical recipes, which call for frying the noodles, as well as adding a lot of sugar and excess fat to the dressing. It is fun to make for a crowd,...

THAI CURRY SQUASH SOUP

THAI CURRY SQUASH SOUP

THAI CURRY SQUASH SOUP Everyone I speak with lately is busy making soup. Rightfully so with the chilly temps, as well as the delicious flavors a fresh soup can bring to any meal (or be the meal). I lightened this original recipe by cutting out the butter and oil,...

PANKO EGGPLANT FRIES

PANKO EGGPLANT FRIES

EGGPLANT FRIES Eggplant is one of those vegetables that can be made in at least 10 different ways, creating multiple textures and flavors. I have always been a huge eggplant fan, but these truly surpassed my expectations. A tasty and fun side dish to any meal. 1 large...

ORZO WALNUT SALAD

ORZO WALNUT SALAD

ORZO WALNUT SALAD Sometimes it can be challenging to get all of your favorite foods into one dish. Sometimes it is easy :0). This is one of those dishes you can easily add any of your missing favorites while satisfying your body and your soul. You can make it as a...

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