Delicious Zucchini Grain Free Pizza Crust with Arugula Salad

Delicious Zucchini Grain Free Pizza Crust with Arugula Salad
Oozing with all the pizza goodness, this Delicious Zucchini Grain Free Pizza Crust with Arugula Salad delivers and satisfies my pizza craving and keeps my body humming on all cylinders. Finally, the long awaited zucchini plant is bearing fruit so I got right on making this zucchini pizza crust from the new cookbook Inspiralized and Beyond (by Ali Maffucci). Keep reading ... Read More

Four Fresh and Festive Salads

Winter Greens Salad with Tahini Dressing
It’s countdown time to Christmas and like me, you’re probably planning your menu for the big meal.  Here's a round up of four fresh and festive salads to choose from for your Christmas table.  Each one is unique and requires more or less attention to make, but all of them are vibrant and tasty, a perfect combo for your holiday ... Read More

Roasted Balsamic Beet and Arugula Pizza

Roasted Balsamic Beet and Arugula Pizza
Roasted Balsamic Beet and Arugula Pizza is so easy to make and incredibly good that you'll want to put it on regular dinner rotation throughout the summer. Once upon a time there was a young woman who, while visiting her hometown in New Jersey, went out for pizza with her parents. The sweet Italian gentleman behind the counter took her ... Read More

Cabbage Crunch Arugula Salad

Cabbage Crunch Arugula Salad is all about the crunch and how well it goes with the sweet and sour whole30 approved dressing. It is the perfect complement to a hearty winter soup or side to any protein, and it's made with ingredients you should already have in your pantry. Not to mention that it's another great way to get your ... Read More

Arugula, Spiralized Beet and Jicama Salad

Arugula, Spiralized Beet and Jicama Salad
I want to share this stunningly beautiful side with you of Arugula, Spiralized Beet and Jicama Salad.  In spite of the strong individual flavors of each ingredient, they all play well together. But first this... The hubs and I have entered a new era.  As of early May, we sold our business and are now officially retired!  We took a ... Read More

Watermelon + Arugula Salad

Watermelon + Arugula Salad
I was fortunate enough to get this cookbook...and a signed copy at that, for Mother's Day from our eldest daughter. It's a treasure as it was written by one of her good friends, Matt Moore, who has become a friend of mine as well.  He loves food and cooking so we had an instant bond.  He has an updated southern ... Read More

Arugula and Wild Salmon Hash

Arugula and Wild Salmon Hash
Our early crops are up and ready to eat.  Arugula is one that makes its debut before most of the other greens are ready.  This is one of our favorite arugula recipes, inspired by the Salmon Hash at Mother's Bistro, a wonderful Portland restaurant. This Arugula and Wild Salmon Hash is a hang around the house and do chores, skip ... Read More

Strawberry, Fennel, and Arugula Salad

Strawberry, Fennel, and Arugula Salad
We were hoping to plant our garden this week, which would have probably been the earliest we've ever planted.  But lo and behold we've had really frosty mornings so we've decided to wait.  Instead I took advantage of the sunny (but chilly) mornings and have been out doing yard work while Jack does further prep on the garden (more tilling). ... Read More

Have Yourselves A Make Ahead Christmas

Three Day Salad

A festive fresh green salad that you can make three days ahead?  Yes, that’s right. I’m all for getting things done in advance to simplify putting on a big dinner.  The brisket and gravy for Christmas Eve dinner is cooked to perfection and frozen, waiting for the big day to thaw then simmer away, giving off fragrant aromas. Cinnamon rolls … Read More

Avocado, Arugula and Radish Toasts

Avocado, Arugula and Radish Toasts

This long awaited season of fresh garden produce is finally here.  All of our salad fixings are up including arugula and radishes. We’ve been enjoying our own lettuces now for awhile.  So divine!  We were extremely eager for garden fresh produce this year.  At the end of each garden season I make a mental note to not plant so much … Read More