Month: January 2016

Grapefruit, Avocado, Quinoa, and Spinach Salad with Avocado Green Goddess Dressing

Grapefruit, Avocado, Quinoa, and Spinach Salad with Avocado Green Goddess Dressing

Have you heard of green goddess dressing? I have no idea where it originates from, but I am newly obsessed. According to the ever informative Wikipedia green goddess dressings typically include mayonnaise and sour cream among many other herbs and spices. I try to eat […]

Chia Seed Pudding with Broiled Grapefruit & Blueberries

Chia Seed Pudding with Broiled Grapefruit & Blueberries

I have a confession… when I say I like grapefruit, I think I mean grapefruit cocktails. Grapefruit has always been my go-to when I order a drink. Last weekend I had a “Summer St. Sling” from Barcelona Wine Bar-a delicious cocktail made with Chamomile Infused […]

Broiled Grapefruit Whole Wheat Muffins

Broiled Grapefruit Whole Wheat Muffins

I am taking broiled grapefruits up a notch with these whole wheat muffins. I am cooking & baking with grapefruit this week to add some brightness to the cold snowy weather we have been having. I cannot really complain because it only snowed about 8 […]

Featured Ingredient: Grapefruit

Featured Ingredient: Grapefruit

This week I am celebrating winter citrus. Grapefruit is a one of a kind fruit that has a unique taste. It’s definitely worth a try! The best way to cut a grapefruit is to cut from the top. Then slice horizontally to get the pretty […]

Cauliflower Crust Pizza with Butternut Squash & Brussels Sprouts

Cauliflower Crust Pizza with Butternut Squash & Brussels Sprouts

If you told me 10 years ago I would not only eat, but enjoy pizza crust that was actually cauliflower, I would have told you “yeah right.” I have a distinct memory from when I was younger when my mom tried to “trick me” by […]

Butternut Squash & Mushroom Farro Risotto

Butternut Squash & Mushroom Farro Risotto

Tom Brady does not eat mushrooms but that’s not gonna stop me! We are expecting a huge snowstorm at the end of the week here in Boston, so I am planning to eat lots of this Farro Risotto to stay warm (well this and lots […]

Roasted Butternut Squash & Rainbow Carrot Salad

Roasted Butternut Squash & Rainbow Carrot Salad

It’s hard to crave a salad on cold winter days, but if you had warm roasted squash to your greens you get the best of both worlds, right? This salad packs extra warmth with the addition of roasted rainbow carrots. Add the maple vinaigrette and […]

Mahi-Mahi Fish Tacos with Pomegranate Cranberry Salsa

Mahi-Mahi Fish Tacos with Pomegranate Cranberry Salsa

I fell in love with fish tacos long before I visited San Diego, but since then my love has grown exponentially. And if you ask me, nothing pairs better with a fish taco than a fruit salsa. Since this week’s feature ingredient is pomegranates, I’ve […]

Pear & Pomegranate Winter Salad

Pear & Pomegranate Winter Salad

You won’t miss your summer salads after trying this version celebrating 2 delicious winter fruits: pomegranate and pears. I love salad with fruit, I just can’t get enough of them. I really don’t like typical garden salads. Iceberg lettuce, carrots, tomatoes and cucumber… not a salad in […]

Overnight Oats with Pomegranate & Raspberry

Overnight Oats with Pomegranate & Raspberry

This breakfast has endless possibilities. I first discovered overnight oats a few years and have been hooked ever since. It’s so easy to prepare yet it feels more indulgent than yogurt or instant oatmeal. The best part is, if you make it in a jar, […]