There's something about a chopped salad that just tastes better to me than a normal salad. Don't get me wrong, I love me some salad, but something about the symmetry and food poetry of the chopped salad speaks to me.
There's something so nice and refreshing about a cucumber. They're crisp, cool and crunchy. They're great pickled or as a snack with some hummus, and they add a nice crunch and texture to salads. They're even better when they're the star of the salad. I made some vegan mac and cheese the other night and... Continue Reading →
Watermelon is one of my favorite summertime sweets, who needs candy when you can have watermelon? It's sweet and hydrating and you can do so many fun things with it. Whether you're grilling it, infusing it with vodka, making a sorbet or turning it into a salad, it's delicious either dressed up or plain. I'm... Continue Reading →
Salad doesn't need to be boring, it can be bright, colorful, creative and decadent. This grilled peach and arugula salad is dressed with candied walnuts, bedazzled with pomegranates, ensconsed with cashew ricotta and then drizzled with a maple lemon vinaigrette. Since we got our new grill, I've been on a bit of a grilling frenzy.... Continue Reading →
One of my favorite parts of the grocery store is the produce area. I love to wander and see what fruits or veggies "speak" to me. I like to pick up different things depending on the season, my mood, what flavors I have in the back of my mind, and whatever draws me to it.... Continue Reading →