Farmers Market Bacon Quiche

Vegetable Bacon Quiche

Fresh veggies from the farmers market combine with salty bacon and sharp blue cheese in this airy quiche perfect for weekends. This recipe was created for my client Jones Dairy Farm but all opinions are my own. Routine is important. That’s something I hear again and again — relating to kids, life, work and so…

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Roasted Beet and Fresh Mozzarella Salads

Roasted Beet and Mozzarella Salad

Sweet roasted beets, creamy fresh mozzarella cheese and rich balsamic vinegar come together in this quick and easy recipe for Roasted Beet and Fresh Mozzarella Salads. “Mommy, tomorrow after camp can we pick up Goldfish for a snack?” Paige asked the other night as we sat down to dinner. I agreed with a smile, mentally…

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Grilled Chicken, Pineapple and Ham Kabobs

Grilled Chicken Pineapple and Ham Kabobs

Are you getting your grill on this season? These easy Grilled Chicken, Pineapple and Ham Kabobs are a delicious way to enjoy a sweet-savory meal from the grill. This recipe was created for my client Jones Dairy Farm but all opinions are my own. When I was a kid, one of my favorite grilled dinners…

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Very Veggie Tabbouleh

Tabbouleh recipe

Loaded with tomatoes, cucumbers, red peppers and more, this Very Veggie Tabbouleh recipe is a quick and easy side dish perfect for spring and summer cook-outs. I vividly remember the first time I tried tabbouleh. I was 18, and had just moved to the city (New York, that is) for college. That semester I was…

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Tomato Basil Fried Polenta with Blue Cheese

Tomato Basil Polenta

Crispy fried polenta cakes are topped with a warm garlicky tomato topping, fresh basil and sharp blue cheese. It’s a celebration of fresh flavors and textures. As I am sitting here, Jewel is singing “Have a Little Faith in Me,” and the kids are outside playing with a shiny gold ball — practically daring the storm…

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Lemon Garlic Corn and Black Lentil Salad

Lemon Garlic Corn and Black Lentil Salad

Love salads with a tang? Lemon Garlic Corn and Black Lentil Salad is for you. This recipe was created for my client, Florida Sweet Corn Exchange, who I am working with via KitchenPLAY. All opinions are my own. When the bright sun rose in the sky earlier this week, the brilliant blue skies and raising…

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Balsamic Kale and Black Lentils with Feta

Balsamic Kale and Black Lentils

Last week, as I was digging into my lunch and reading through some interesting links I’ve opened earlier in my browser, I happened upon a Prevention Magazine story about Superfoods for 2014. Every year, different nutritionists and groups like to share what they believe will be the hottest healthy foods of the year. In the…

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Roasted Thai Green Curry Cauliflower and Garbanzo Beans

Roasted Thai Green Curry Cauliflower and Garbanzo Beans

This quick and easy recipe for Roasted Thai Green Curry Cauliflower and Garbanzo Beans was created for a client. All opinions are my own. Some people crave soups.  Bowls of steaming chicken noodle or hot, creamy tomato soup are whispers of comfort and home. Other people love to dig into cheesy pieces of lasagna, stacked…

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