Kale Salad with Grapefruit, Pepitas and Pecorino

kale salad

Lets talk about kale, baby/ Lets talk about you and me/ Lets talk about all the good things/and the bad things that may be/ Lets talk about kale. So here’s the thing about Kale — its super freaking healthy, packed with vitamins and has anti-cancer properties. It’s basically the Superman of vegetables. Unfortunately, like Superman,… 

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Brussels Sprout and Apple Slaw

brussel salad

If a steady diet of hotdogs, hamburgers, ribs and potato salad packed with bacon starts to get heavy this weekend as you make your rounds through all of the cookouts, this delicious slaw is a quick and easy side dish when you’re looking to change things up. Brussels sprouts are a fabulous and interesting alternative… 

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Orzo Greek Salad

orzo pasta

As it gets warmer and warmer outside I think everyone’s instinct is to try to eat healthier and lighter meals. Salad is an obvious way to go but sometimes its just a ridiculously un-filling dinner. I am envious of those among us who can feast on leaves and raw veggies at 7pm and feel full… 

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Marinated Tomato Salad

marinated tomatoes

Perhaps you’re noticing the massive displays of tomatoes taking over your grocery store? Yep… its almost summer.  Time to start enjoying all of the bright beautiful varieties of tomatoes that are out there. This quick marinated salad is the perfect way to use a wide variety of tomatoes. The acidity and salt really highlight the… 

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Beet, Goat Cheese and Hazelnut Salad

beetsblog

Beets are one of those vegetables that people seem incredibly reluctant to work with.  Which is really a shame because they are very easy to prepare and absolutely delicious — unbelievable sweet and earthy at the same time.  Last time I was at the farmer’s market I saw some gorgeous golden beets beside the ubiquitous… 

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