Balsamic Dressing & a Salad

It’s been a while! After all the indulging of recent months, sometimes you need vegetables, right?  Never a huge fan of salads, this is one of the exceptions. Anything with avocado pretty much calls my name.  Don’t skip the avocado friends! Hass is life. Balsamic Dressing & a Salad Ingredients Serves 2 2 cups spinach…

Quinoa, Tabbouleh Style

Quinoa is just plain fun to eat. You either like the nutty texture or you don’t. I happen to be a big fan of it. Cold or hot, quinoa makes a great addition to any meal or as a main stay.

Seasoned Fries

The trick to great fries are to fry them twice. Don’t worry. It’s not as complicated as it seems, especially when you’re working in batches because you don’t own a giant fryer.

Broiled Brussels Sprouts

Brussels Sprouts get a bad rap. Yes they can taste awful, but it’s all in the execution. Salt, pepper, olive oil and cayenne pepper can go a long way with this dish. Season liberally! These baby cabbages are crispy, crunchy, smelly and delicious. They start on bake and end on broil. Each time I find…

Pico de Gallo

Why buy jarred salsa when it’s so easy to make! I served this Pico de Gallo recipe at a party and before the night was over it was all gone! Make sure you have tortilla chips or your favorite taco recipe to serve it with. A spoon works, too! 🙂 Pico de Gallo Ingredients 2 large…

Chimichurri

I love this sauce. I kid you not I made it for weeks and doused it on everything from eggs, rice and salads, to steak and empanadas. It’s packed with garlic and flavor and can be used on anything. If you love it as much as I do you might just spread it on a…