Greek Farro with Tzatziki Ranch

With Memorial Day around the corner, we will be entering into the start of the cold-grain salad season. Potato and pasta salads are key staples for summer BBQs. I am a huge fan of both, but sometimes it’s fun to serve something unexpected. This dish is made with Farro, which is an ancient whole grain,…

Gruyere Spinach Quiche

We had house guest the other weekend, and in preparation for their arrival, I made breakfast in advance. For those who know me, they are very aware of the fact that I am not a morning person. So the more I can get done prior to the AM hours, the better. This quiche is the…

Gingered “Sushi” Salad

If you were to ask my friends where I eat the most during the week, it would be our local sushi restaurant. And if you were to ask our server there what I always order with my sushi, it would be a side of ginger dressing. I’m obsessed with it. No matter what roll we…

Summer Fish Bake in Parchment

Today’s post comes from a good friend of mine, Erin. Erin has been a DIVA for years, and let me tell you … she’s a pro. I remember the first time she hosted at her home, and wow did she take it up a notch. Not only did she have a beautiful, themed set-up, (and…

Messy Josephs

Everyone knows Sloppy Joe. This is the cousin. Just as messy, but with a new twist. Savory and sweet, this is a dish that you’re grateful you can “overflow” over the edges of the “bun”. ย  The balsamic acts like the brown sugar in the sloppy joe, adding the depth of sweetness. The traditional bun…

Red Snapper Provencal

Having grown up in the Great Lake State and now living on the coast of the Atlantic Ocean, I have a love for fresh fish. As in, the fish had been swimming earlier that day. Since the fish is so fresh, our family usually keeps our recipes very simple – often just salt, pepper and…

Summer Vegetable Frittata

The weekend has arrived, and that means no rushed cereal for breakfast. Start your coffee, walk outside and breath in the morning air, and indulge in a healthy, delicious breakfast. This dish is filled with so many flavors, and is incredibly versatile to the items you happen to have in your refrigerator. I’ve made this…

Light & Creamy Spinach Artichoke Dip

Light & Creamy Spinach Artichoke Dip Ingredients ย 1 Frozen package spinach 1 can of Artichoke Hearts Fat Free Sour Cream Low Fat Cream Cheese 2 Garlic cloves, minced Dijon Mustard, 1 tablespoon Parmesan Cheese, grated & shredded Onion Powder Salt Black Pepper Preheat the oven to 375 degrees. Defrost and drain the spinach, set aside….