Summer Berry & Spinach Salad with Candied Walnuts

INGREDIENTS 10 oz spinach 1 cup fresh blueberries 1 cup fresh strawberries quartered 1/2 cup crumbled feta or goat cheese 1/3 cup raw walnuts 1-2 teaspoons maple syrup 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon generous shake of sea salt Dijon Dressing: 1/4 cup olive oil, 2 Tablespoons balsamic vinegar, 1 Tablespoon dijon mustard, 2 teaspoons maple syrup, seaContinue reading “Summer Berry & Spinach Salad with Candied Walnuts”

Spicy Watermelon and Jicama Salad

INGREDIENTS: Medium seedless watermelon 1 medium jicama 1 serrano chili pepper (or jalapeño) 1/2 cup cilantro, diced 1 lime, freshly squeezed Tajin to taste INSTRUCTIONS: 1. Remove the water melon rind and cut into thin sticks (about rind 2 ½ x ½-inch if you want to be precise). Place in a large bowl. Do theContinue reading “Spicy Watermelon and Jicama Salad”

Loaded Burger Bowl with Special Sauce

Think of your favorite burger. Now, imagine taking that burger apart and throwing it on a bed of lettuce. You now have a “deconstructed” burger in a bowl! In this recipe, you can mix and match seasonings, toppings, cheeses, etc. to create your own individualized masterpiece. For the Burgers 1 pound ground beef  your favorite burger seasoningsContinue reading “Loaded Burger Bowl with Special Sauce”

Roasted Beet Salad with Goat Cheese and Walnuts with Honey Balsamic Dressing

Ingredients SALAD 3 bunches of small to medium beets (8-10 beets), tops trimmed and scrubbed 3 tablespoons olive oil ½ small red onion, thinly sliced vertically Baby salad greens such as spinach, mixed greens or arugula ½ cup coarsely chopped walnuts, toasted if desired ½ cup crumbled goat cheese HONEY BALSAMIC DRESSING ¼ cup balsamicContinue reading “Roasted Beet Salad with Goat Cheese and Walnuts with Honey Balsamic Dressing”

Grilled Chicken and Peach Salad with Dijon Maple Vinaigrette

I recently made this amazing grilled chicken and peach salad, and it was to die for! I began by grilling chicken breasts and peaches cut in half, with their seed removed. Once the chicken was done, I cut it up, along with the peaches, into bite sized pieces and placed it in a bowl ofContinue reading “Grilled Chicken and Peach Salad with Dijon Maple Vinaigrette”