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Grilled Watermelon Salad

Grilled watermelon salad is the perfect summer side dish. Slice up some watermelon rings, throw them on the grill (literally if you’re brave enough), wait for some gorgeous smokey grill marks to spear and you’re half way there. If you don’t have a grill, a grill pan will work fine. You can also skip the […]

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Quinoa Crab Salad with Jalapeno Vinaigrette

I could eat this salad every day. I realize that quinoa has become a food trend that will inevitably run it’s course, I don’t care. I’ll love it and I’ll eat it long after it’s no longer cool. The first time I made it, I cooked it the same way I cook rice and the […]

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Creamy Goat Cheese Dressing

    “Do not regret growing older. It is a privilege denied to many.” –Unknown It’s my birthday today. Although I’m taking a few minutes to type this up, I get to spend the day with my Husband and daughter. For me, birthdays are a bit like Thanksgiving, which is fairly fitting seeing as that […]

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Kale Caesar with Goat Gouda, Avocados and Homemade Croutons

  A few weeks ago I was invited to the opening of Messhall in Los Angeles to partake in an amazing media dinner. I was stuffed with steak tartare tacos, lobster mac n cheese, incredibly memorably cheese grits, the best pork chop of my life and a kale caesar salad I can’t stop thinking about. […]

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Bacon, Blue Cheese & Duck Fat Roasted Potato Salad

The best potato salad ever! Roasted in duck fat, with blue cheese & bacon.

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Chinese Shrimp Salad

A full flavor Chinese Chicken Salad, made over with shrimp, peaches, avocados and an incredibly easy homemade dressing!

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Orzo Caprese In Tomato Cups

Not your average pasta salad! Make this Orzo Caprese Recipe in place of your standard side dish for your next barbecue or summer gathering.

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Sauteed Brussels Sprouts With Goat Cheese

Sauteed Brussel Sprouts With Goat Cheese, a great vegetable side dish for a summer cook out.

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The Best Little Quinoa Salad Ever

The Best Little Quinoa Salad Ever

By now, you  have probably heard a thing or two about this scandal with Paula Deen. If you haven’t, here is a recap: Paula Dean was diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes. Three years ago. The number 1 treatment for Type 2 Diabetes is diet and exercise. She continues to cook large volumes of high fat, […]

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Food & Wine Pairing: Prosciutto Truffle Salad with Pepperwood Grove Pinot Noir

Food & Wine Pairing: Prosciutto Truffle Salad with Pepperwood Grove Pinot Noir

Pinot Noir with a beautiful Prosciutto Truffle Salad teaches you how to pair a red wine with pork.

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