RECIPES: Salads

Caprese Power Salad

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20 min
April 11, 2017, in , 1

When spring begins to come here in California one of my favorite things to do is to find all the craziest looking heirloom tomatoes that I can.  I only discovered these gems a few years ago when we moved out west, unfortunately for the Midwest, these delicious fruit are just not the same out there.  This…

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Roasted Butternut Squash and Brussels Sprout Salad

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35 min
November 11, 2016, in ,,, 3

This time of year I pull out all my fall colored scarves, jackets and gloves.  The autumnal colors and warm textures create a sense of comfort and coziness that is so unique to this time of year.  By the way, if you’re looking for incredible new Italian handmade leather gloves, a friend just launched a…

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Sonoma Kale Chicken and Lentil Fall Salad

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30 min
October 19, 2016, in ,,, 1

This week I had an incredible experience traveling in Northern California with new friends and discovering some really exciting parts of this state that I haven’t seen before.  After five years, I’m still amazed at all that this state has to offer, between the landscape, food and wine!  The Sonoma area is very well known…

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Raw Beet and Carrot Salad

Simple and Healthy Raw Beet and Carrot Slaw

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August 14, 2016, in  

This has been one busy week for our family!  I’ve been on the road for most of the week for work, the boys had their last week of swim practice and we started a new construction project on the house, digging up a slab of concrete in order to create a half basketball court for…

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Kale Salad Kicked Up

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June 26, 2016, in  

Here in the summer, it can be extremely hot during the days.  Today it’s up to nearly 101!  For us, that means that we get outside early to be active, riding bikes and gardening before 11 and then it’s time to hit the pool.  With our schedules being as busy as they are these days,…

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Cowboy Salad

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May 10, 2016, in  

This weekend marks the end of the flag football season and so we are organizing our Season send Off party for nearly 90 people at our house! That is crazy, I know, but we are lucky in that first, we have great friends who will do most of the cooking, shopping and organizing and two,…

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