Monthly Archives: August 2015

Spicy Chicken Lettuce Wraps

If you’re looking for a light meal or appetizer, look no further. These sweet and spicy lettuce wraps are light and fresh with a wonderful crunch! 1. Combine sauce ingredients in a small bowl. Set aside. 2. Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add chicken and cook until no longer pink,

Summer Vegetable Lasagna with Parsley Walnut Pesto

This lasagna is so fresh and decadent. While summer begins to wind down, it’s time to take full advantage of all the wonderful produce available at the store and farmer’s market. I decided to use corn, green beans, eggplant and zucchini, but you can add whatever veggies you like. The parsley pesto adds an extra

Italian Meatballs with Fire Roasted Tomato Sauce

 This is one dish I can definitely say will satisfy all taste buds and makes great leftovers (served in a sub roll, perhaps!). The sweet peppers and sundried tomatoes in the meatballs balance perfectly with the sauce. If you’re looking to make this dish lighter, simply swap ground chicken or turkey for the beef. 1.

Peach Waldorf Salad

When peaches are in season, I buy them in bulk! Not only do I love them for breakfast and snacking, but they are a wonderful addition to salads. I decided to make a version of the classic waldorf salad, but use golden raisins and peaches instead. This is a great dish to take to a

Fish Tacos with Watermelon and Avocado Salsa

 It’s watermelon season! While great on it’s own (and oh so refreshing), I wanted to use it in a recipe. This salsa is the perfect combination of sweet and spicy and the avocado adds a nice creamy bite. Feel free to use whatever you fish you like, but I think flaky cod works great. If