Do you have loads of cucumbers popping up in your garden? Did you visit the farmer’s market and grab a big bag of cucumbers? If you said yes to either of these questions, then boy do I have the recipe for you! Perhaps you have a family favorite cucumber salad recipe in your back pocket,…

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What are your favorite summer foods? From all of the recipes I’ve posted now, I’m sure you can tell I am a lover of all the berries. I also know many of us are trying to find ways to fit in more dark leafy green veggies (they’re uber-nutritious!), so why not combine the two in…

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I am SO ready to celebrate winter’s fruit bounty. And I’m speaking specifically about citrus fruit and pomegranate. Oranges and grapefruit can be purchased year-round, but blood oranges and pomegranates are only in season in the winter, and they super juicy and ripe – and SO delicious. I just HAD to put them on a…

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I don’t know about you, but on many weeknights, I’m only in the mood and have time for a meal that takes no more than 30 minutes to throw together. And with any luck, it barely takes 20. But what I always want is a delicious meal. And just because it doesn’t take much time…

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Growing up in the Midwest meant potato salads were basically the star of the show at every potluck and summer gathering. Most of them, while delicious, were ladened with mayonnaise with little trace of potatoes, eggs, herbs or other vegetables. I am a huge mayonnaise fan, but I like the actual salad to shine while…

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I love when recipes are customizable, meaning it’s very easy to make substitutions to fit what you’re craving. This salad, for example, has quinoa, cucumber, sweet cherries, pistachios, feta and parsley and is tossed with a fresh orange vinaigrette dressing. Yum! But next time I make it, I might use farro (an ancient grain), strawberries,…

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We are now fully submerged in spring, and I don’t know about you, but I’m absolutely loving it! I’ve been enjoying all of the spring eats, like rhubarb and asparagus. Today, I’m sharing with you one of my very favorite asparagus recipes: Asparagus Caprese Salad. Caprese salad, traditionally, is a simple mix of fresh mozzarella, bright red tomatoes,…

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There was a time in my life when I thought eating a salad as a meal was slightly boring, and definitely not satisfying. But then I realized by including high-protein and high-fiber ingredients, other fun mix-ins and a delicious dressing, the salad life could actually be pretty awesome. Here’s how to make that happen: High-protein…

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