Shrimp & Veggie “Fried” Brown Rice

Next time when you get that craving for Chinese Take-Out, treat yourself to a much healthier version with this Chinese Make-In dish. The “fried” rice is a very adaptable entree as well as you can add any veggies or protein you have on hand. Ingredients 1 Cup Uncooked Brown Rice 1 Red Pepper, Chopped Bundle…

Ribboned Ginger Cucumbers

The first time I had this salad was at Jay & Kelly’s – they both were addicted to this ginger dressing and Kelly had come up with the idea for this beautiful salad. By shaving the cucumbers into ribbons, it provides a quick, easy elegance to any plate. For portions, it’s about 1.5 cucumbers per…

Asian Turkey Lettuce Wraps

I was raised in a home that always had a balanced dinner plate – protein, vegetable, starch and a salad. So when presented to create a meal with no starch but packed full of healthy, filling ingredients, it becomes a bit more challenging for me. Luckily for this particular dinner, I was provided with the…

Tomato Feta Farfalle Salad

Summer and pasta salad go hand in hand. This is a simple, make-ahead pasta salad that highlights the delicious summer tomatoes & asparagus, fresh sweet basil and creamy feta cheese. You can make it more of a main entree as well by adding grilled chicken or shrimp. Ingredients Box of Farfalle Pasta Package of Sundried…

The Classic Potato Salad

Fourth of July is a time of family gatherings, fireworks, and delicious BBQ meals. Hot dogs, ribs, baked beans, and of course potato salad. I’m not sure exactly where this recipe started in the family (I should find out, actually!), but it has become a summer staple. This was my first 4th of July away…