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Mediterranean Grain Salad + A Fun Picnic Tip

My neighborhood is the best! ¬†We gather at different times throughout the year – over the Christmas Holidays, ¬†Halloween, and when it is nicer weather we close down the street, bring out the grills and let the kids take over with bikes, scooters, skateboards and basketball hoops. So nice to catch up with neighbors you see occasionally on brief walks,… Read more »

Best Roast Chicken + Two Salads

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I make this roast chicken a bunch! In the winter I roast it right over veggies in the roasting pan – potatoes, carrots, onion, fennel – then make a pan sauce while it rests before carving. This time of year I actually make it to have quick weeknight dinners. With baseball, softball and art classes in full swing, plus my… Read more »

Roasted Golden Beets, Pistachios and Fresh Thyme with Goat Cheese and Arugula

I couldn’t wait to post this salad that I made for lunch today. Well, I waited until after I ate it! I just love this combination. The earthiness of the roasted beets, the salty crunch of the pistachios and the tangy goat cheese finished with the fresh thyme and a drizzle of balsamic reduction…perfect. I was going to purchase the… Read more »

Fried Goat Cheese with Dressed Baby Greens and Sweet Red Peppers

  Sometimes I want a little something for dinner…not too big, not too small, but something just right. A salad with just vegetables won’t cut it, I’ll just be hungry again later and for the sake of my overall health, well being and waistline, I try not to eat later than 7 PM. This salad is just the thing. The… Read more »

Roasted Beet, Quinoa and Egg Salad with Goat Cheese, Baby Greens and Dijon Vinaigrette

I love a healthy salad for lunch, especially this time of year. Let’s face it, if I didn’t work out regularly I would really get into trouble around the holidays.This salad is packed with protein and makes for a super after workout lunch. Plus if you make the dressing you won’t be adding any sneaky calories into this fresh, delicious… Read more »