I'm all about improvising when I have almost All the ingredients for a dish I want to make. Enter my Greek-inspired salad. I swapped Vidalia onion in for red onion, black olives for kalamata, and blue cheese crumbles for feta, and black beans for chickpeas. And you know what? It still tasted like an awesome… Continue reading Summer Salad Spin: Greek-ish Salad with Turkey Tenders
Easy Summer Rolls!
In the midst of winter, I need my Summer Rolls!!! They are so fresh and delicious, but also easy to make. I may not feel so good about my rolling skills, but they taste great so I don't care! Easy Summer Rolls 1 package of rice paper wrappers 1 lb Wild Shrimp ( I sautéed… Continue reading Easy Summer Rolls!
Chickpea Salad with Tarragon Dressing!
This dressing, I'm telling you, is amazing on EVERYTHING! Perfect on chickpeas or other beans, salads, protein bowls, or as a dipper for raw or roasted veggies, meats and seafood. Seriously, so good! INGREDIENTS: Salad: 1 can of organic bpa-free chickpeas, rinsed and drained sea salt and pepper to taste 1 small shallot or onion… Continue reading Chickpea Salad with Tarragon Dressing!
Oyster Mushroom, Carrot and Tarragon Chicken and Dumplings + Homemade “Condensed” Cream of Chicken Soup
It's Slow Cooker season, YAY! Oyster Mushroom, Carrot and Tarragon Chicken and Dumplings are on the menu and they are soul-warming and delicious! The ultimate comfort food, cleaned up! I made a homemade version of condensed cream of chicken soup for this recipe and I'm pleased with how it turned out! Wouldn't you just love to… Continue reading Oyster Mushroom, Carrot and Tarragon Chicken and Dumplings + Homemade “Condensed” Cream of Chicken Soup
BLT Stuffed Avocados
BLT Stuffed Avocados! Definitely making them again! 3 Avocados 1/2 lb bacon cooked and chopped 1 tomato chopped 1/4 lettuce the shredded 1/4 mayo 1/4 cup smoked Gouda cheese chopped small Sea salt and pepper to taste Slice each avocado in half and remove pit. Combine all ingredients and spoon into avocados. Cook at 425… Continue reading BLT Stuffed Avocados
Simple Smoked Salmon Salad with Enjoy Life European Olive Oil
As part of the Green Mom's Meet program, I have the opportunity to sample and review products. I really lucked out when I was chosen to review Flavor Your Life European Olive Oil. After all, I'm Italian, and use LOTS of olive oil! I was extremely impressed by the gorgeous Pinzimonio created by artist, Mary… Continue reading Simple Smoked Salmon Salad with Enjoy Life European Olive Oil
Vegan Black Bean, Potato and Pepper Curry over Coconut Rice
This Vegan meal is satisfying and a snap to put together! I just love that combination! I made this recipe after a long day at the zoo, during school vacation last week. The boys were all out, so just us girls got to enjoy all of this yumminess! 2 Cups Water 1 cup Carolina… Continue reading Vegan Black Bean, Potato and Pepper Curry over Coconut Rice
The Never Ending Birthday and Oven “Fried” Pickles and Mushrooms!
Creamy and Cruciferous Tuna Panzanella
Tonight's dinner was an absolute winner! After coming off of a weekend filled with a viral invasion of our home, it had to be tasty and give us strength! This Panzanella Salad's base is a mixture of broccoli and cauliflower, which in addition to the many naturally occurring vitamins and minerals, contain glucosinolates, which help… Continue reading Creamy and Cruciferous Tuna Panzanella
Shrimp Hibachi Stack
There is nothing like the taste of fresh hibachi shrimp with all the wonderful Asian elements that go along with it! While my husband and I lived in South Carolina, not only was there several dine-in Japanese hibachi-style restaurants, but there were fast food hibachi places! This became a staple for me through college years… Continue reading Shrimp Hibachi Stack