Charred Corn Salad with Basil and Tomatoes

Charred Corn Salad with Basil and Tomatoes #WhatAGrillWants

Grilled corn is one of my absolute favorite foods of summer. There is just nothing like a cob of sweet corn charred over a grill. Mmm. But as much as I love a simple corn on the cob, sometimes I need … [Read more...]

Peach-Glazed Chicken with Peach-Studded Bulgur

Peach-Glazed Chicken with Peach-Studded Bulgur

My boyfriend loves peaches so I am always keeping an eye out for any recipe that incorporates peaches into it. This recipe from Cooking Light not only included peaches two ways, but it also used a … [Read more...]

Farro, Berry, & Walnut Salad

Farro, Berry, and Walnut Salad

This recipe from Cooking Light is actually supposed to be a side dish. But I thought it would make a great summer lunch! I have been looking for something that can be made the night beforehand and … [Read more...]

Flank Steak with Tomato Bruschetta

Flank Steak with Tomato Bruschetta

One of the best parts of Steak is how simple it is to prepare. You really don't have to do much to a steak to make a delicious meal. But sometimes you want something a little different. This recipe … [Read more...]

Crispy Coconut Kale with Roasted Salmon, Sweet Potatoes, and Coconut Rice

Crispy Coconut Kale with Roasted Salmon, Sweet Potatoes and Coconut Rice

I have to admit, kale is really not my favorite green. It tends to, well, taste like a leaf. So I was intrigued when I came across this recipe for Crispy Coconut Kale on Food 52 by Ashley Couse of … [Read more...]

Whole Grain Mustard Potato Salad

Whole Grain Mustard Potato Salad

I've never fully understood traditional potato salad. Mayo on potatoes just doesn't appeal to me, especially on hot summer days where you always seem to find it as a side at barbecues and … [Read more...]

Seared Salmon Fillets with Orzo Pilaf

Seared Salmon Fillets with Orzo Pilaf

Now that Lent is in full swing, I thought I'd add even more salmon recipes to my blog. (If you haven't picked up on it yet, I love salmon. I would eat it every day if I could.) This recipe from … [Read more...]

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Asparagus with Tomato and Feta

It can be tough to prepare a side dish to go with your dinner on busy weeknights. It's just one more step you probably don't want to deal with when you get home and you just want to eat. But this … [Read more...]

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Stuffed Chicken and Herb Gravy with Creamy Polenta

I am seriously starting to think that Cooking Light has a way to read my thoughts. It's like they know exactly what ingredient I want to work with next, or a particular product I might be craving. And … [Read more...]

Mini Preserves Tarts

Traveling with Food/Drinks for Thanksgiving

With Thanksgiving fast approaching, I wanted to do a post about transporting food for your feast. My family meets in North Jersey for Thanksgiving, with most of us bringing a side or dessert along … [Read more...]