Take-out Tuesday, Asian Sesame Cucumber Salad

We have been pretty fortunate getting groceries, but have learned to be flexible On a recent trip HHjr came home with 6 smallish cucumbers They were wrapped in a sealed package so hadn’t been handled An Asian style simple dressing is made with ingredients I always keep in my pantry, Sesame Oil, Rice Vinegar, Soy … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Lemon Parmesan Broccolini & Roasted Radishes

Spring is springing around here I was in the mood to enjoy healthy fresh vegetables Roasted vegetables are my go to side dish simple to prepare, healthy and oh so flavorful I decided to try broccolini and radishes They are both drizzled with olive oil and seasonings, And the broccolini gets an extra flavor boost … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Modern Waldorf Salad

Today’s recipe is an updated version of an old classic, Waldorf Salad Waldorf Salad was created for a special event held at the famous Waldorf-Astoria NYC hotel in 1896 Originally it was just apples, celery and mayonnaise, but over the years, nuts and grapes came to be standard ingredients also Since I was only making … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Broccoli Recipe Round-up

Even though I LOVE vegetables, Broccoli has always been one of my least favorites I chose it for last January’s Flavor of the Month because I wanted to find different ways of using it, so I rounded up all the recipes I have made and loved with broccoli Some of the recipes are healthier than … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Loaded Kale Salad with Apple Cider Vinaigrette

This salad is full of Fall flavors, and if you want to make it into a main dish salad, you can add cheese, chicken and/or bacon Not only is this easy to make, especially if you use a washed and ready salad mix, it is a bowl of beautiful colors, textures, and contrasting flavors that … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Blueberry Chicken Salad Lettuce Wraps

This really is a “Take-out Tuesday,” a wrap made with a favorite chicken salad from a local cafe One of my besties brought over some of our favorite chicken salad, which we enjoyed on fresh brioche buns To my delight, she insisted that I keep the remaining chicken salad, which I quickly tucked into the … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Zuccorny Soup

Soup in the summertime?? This is not only a light and healthy meal, it’s full of fresh summer corn and zucchini One of my favorite restaurants features a wonderful corn soup in the summer, and I always order it, so when I saw a recipe for Zucchini Corn Chowder at Damn Delicious, I couldn’t wait … Continue reading

Holidays, Cinco de Derby, Run for the Tacos & Pina Colada Salad

The fun holidays have really been jumbled up this year And this Saturday is not only Cinco de Mayo  πŸ’ƒ It’s also the Kentucky Derby, the famous horse race, also called The Run for the Roses  πŸ‡ πŸ‡       πŸ‡ This is my sweet niece and her cute hubby at the Derby a couple of years … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Spring Sheet Pan Zoodles & Pasta

When I’m in the “city” my son & I tag team dinners, consult on the menu and I try to do the shopping to help out HHjr is a single Dad, and he takes care of our city house so HH & I can hang out at the beach as much as we want HH … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Fresh Strawberry Dressing

This is touted as the best strawberry dressing ever And it couldn’t be easier 4 ingredients A quick puree VoilΓ ! Fresh Strawberry Dressing! This recipe is from Cooktoria, and Tania swears that it is so good that you will be eating it by the spoonful! I served it with a fresh spinach salad topped with … Continue reading