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Recipe of the Week | Chipotle Honey-Vinaigrette Caprese Salad

Recipe of the Week |  Chipotle Honey-Vinaigrette Caprese Salad

Here’s a fun and different recipe for those end-of-the-season fresh tomatoes in your garden. It is a spicy takeoff of the classic Italian Caprese Salad. It includes fresh tomatoes and mozzarella. Then I substitute avocado slices for the basil leaves and add a spicy vinaigrette with chipotle adobo sauce and a touch of honey. When […]

Recipe of the Week | Quinoa Salad with Serrano Chiles

Recipe of the Week | Quinoa Salad with Serrano Chiles

Quinoa is pronounced “keen-wah”. When I journeyed to Peru a couple of years ago with our son, Robert, he and I enjoyed this traditional grain salad on the balcony of a small restaurant about an hour from Cusco at 11,000 feet in elevation. While waiting for our food we noticed a bowl of small green […]

Recipe of the Week | Multicolored Tortellini Salad

Recipe of the Week | Multicolored Tortellini Salad

Pasta salad does not date back centuries, like many foods, but is a more modern creation thought to have appeared in the early-to-mid 20th century. My 21st century version calls for a balsamic vinaigrette dressing and fresh vegetables. Is pasta salad an entrée or a side dish, you may ask? It can be en entire […]

Recipe of the Week | Stuffed Tomatoes with Avocado and Fresh Mozzarella

Recipe of the Week | Stuffed Tomatoes with Avocado and Fresh Mozzarella

Avocados may be high in total fat but did you know they are low in saturated fat and are loaded with essential vitamins and minerals such as potassium, vitamin E, B vitamins and folic acid? Now that you know, buy fresh California avocados and pair them with fresh grown tomatoes and marinated fresh Mozzarella. Perfect […]

Recipe of the Week | Blood Orange Salad with Avocado

Recipe of the Week | Blood Orange Salad with Avocado

This vegan salad features blood oranges, fennel, and avocado in an amazing combination of fresh fruit and vegetables. In addition, the dressing is made with a flavorful blood orange olive oil and a pear-flavored white balsamic vinegar. Add a touch of honey for sweetness, and fresh edible flowers from the garden for color, and you […]

Recipe of the Week | Fresh Cucumber-Radish Salad

Recipe of the Week | Fresh Cucumber-Radish Salad

The delicious dressing for this salad comes from the juices that form while the cucumber marinates with garlic, an Arbol chile, lime juice and other ingredients. As a bonus, the fresh mozzarella pairs well with the marinated cucumbers.   Ingredients: 2 long English cucumbers (Don’t peel. Cut into 1-inch chunks) 3 garlic cloves (lightly crushed) […]

Recipe of the Week | Fresh Cucumber-Radish Salad

Recipe of the Week | Fresh Cucumber-Radish Salad

The delicious dressing for this salad comes from the juices that form while the cucumber marinates with garlic, an Arbol chile, lime juice and other ingredients. As a bonus, the fresh mozzarella pairs well with the marinated cucumbers.   Ingredients: 2 long English cucumbers (Don’t peel. Cut into 1-inch chunks) 3 garlic cloves (lightly crushed) […]

Recipe of the Week | Roasted Beet Salad with Fennel and Shaved Asparagus

Recipe of the Week | Roasted Beet Salad with Fennel and Shaved Asparagus

  Beets have a naturally nutty flavor and, when roasted, a wonderfully sweet taste. They are very low in saturated fat and cholesterol and high in vitamin C, vitamin K, potassium, copper, manganese, Folate and fiber. Fennel is crunchy and slightly sweet. Like beets, it is a good source of vitamin C, potassium, copper, manganese, […]

Recipe of the Week | Lemon-Fresh Fennel Salad with Burrata

Recipe of the Week | Lemon-Fresh Fennel Salad with Burrata

This is a very different and satisfying salad that is perfect for lunch, or as a light starter salad with dinner. I think you’ll find that the creamy, rich burrata is a perfect complement to the tang of thinly sliced fennel and lemon. Ingredients: 2 large fennel bulbs (cored and sliced thin) 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive […]

Napa Cabbage Salad

Napa Cabbage Salad

  Napa cabbage is flavorful and fresh this time of year.  Perfect for those last of the summer gatherings.   Ingredients: 1 head Napa cabbage 1 bunch green onions 1/2 cup butter or margarine 1/2 cup sunflower seeds 1/2 cup sliced almonds 2 packages Top Ramen noodles per had of cabbage. (Do use the flavor […]

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