Salads

Roasted Red Peppers with Mozzarella and Anchovies
Appetizers, Dinner, Gluten Free, Main, Salads, Sides, Vegetables, Vegetarian

Roasted Red Peppers with Mozzarella and Anchovies

By the time the new year rolls around, I’ve eaten and drank my way through the holidays and all I crave is something fresh and light.  This dish sums it up perfectly.  The peppers are roasted and so flavorful, stuffed with rich mozzarella and topped with the salty, umami flavors […]

Smoked Trout Salad with Harissa Dressing
Dinner, Featured Item, Lunch, Main, Salads, Seafood, Vegetarian

Smoked Trout Salad with Harissa Dressing

Smoked fish is a constantly craving of mine.  It’s rich in flavor, a touch salty and can be used in everything from salads to flatbreads.  So the other day as I was wondering the aisles of Trader Joe’s, I came across their beautiful smoked trout (in the refrigerated section, not canned) […]

Autumn Salad
Dinner, Gluten Free, Lunch, Main, Salads

Autumn Salad

As the season changes, so does what I’m in the mood for.  The air gets chillier, the leaves start to turn and I start to crave warm foods.  Warm can apply to a lot of food features: temperature, spice level, even the way it makes you feel.  This salad nailed […]

Crab Salad
Dinner, Lunch, Salads

Crab Salad

Sometimes at the end of a long day I just don’t want to cook.  I need something light and easy that only takes a couple of minutes to whip up but that tastes fantastic and is still good for you.  That is when this salad comes in to play… It’s so […]

Spinach Salad with Prosciutto, Pear and Blue Cheese
Lunch, Salads

Spinach Salad with Prosciutto, Pear and Blue Cheese

Most days I am obsessed with inventing a new recipe and finding a way to make something more delicious than the last time I made it.  But then there are the occasional days that life gets in the way and I’m forced to get crafty and make something quick with the […]

Arugula and Beet Salad with Miso Honey Dressing
Main, Salads, Sides

Arugula and Beet Salad with Miso Honey Dressing

Oh for the love of beets!! No one seems to be as enthusiastic about beets as I am.  Whenever they are on the menu, in a salad, in a slaw, infusing something I have to automatically get it.  I have the strong opinion that most people that don’t like beets […]