Gluten Free

Thai Cucumber Salad

To me, refreshing salads like this one define summer dining. This dish comes together quickly and is full of flavor. Serve this with salmon, chicken or lo mein noodles for delicious and nutritious meal! 2. Add cucumbers, onion, peanuts, cilantro and mint and toss gently to combine. 3. Transfer to a serving bowl and serve Thai Cucumber Salad

Firecracker Salmon

Salmon is one of my favorite proteins – it cooks quickly, has meaty texture and is very nutrient dense. The marinade on this fish has a great balance of sweet, spicy and salty. I served mine with orzo but this would also be great with mashed potatoes, quinoa or a leafy green salad. 3. Place Firecracker Salmon

Cherry Berry Almond Clafoutis

An incredibly simple dessert to make, clafoutis is a great way to enjoy seasonal cherries and berries. Serve this with a scoop of ice cream or gelato at your next summer gathering! 3. Place eggs, milk, sugar, almond flour, cornstarch, melted butter, vanilla, cinnamon and salt in a blender and process until smooth. Pour over Cherry Berry Almond Clafoutis

Mexican Shrimp Cocktail

We recently took a trip to the Baja region of Mexico and our first night at the resort we ordered a seafood cocktail not really knowing what to expect. What came to the table was a bowl of tangy, spicy marinated seafood which they served with saltine crackers and fresh tortilla chips. I was immediately Mexican Shrimp Cocktail

Smoked Beer Cheese Dip

This is such a simple appetizer to prepare and it packs huge flavor! I like to make this for parties because it’s always a hit. If you’re not a huge fan of smoked cheeses, simply use all white cheddar. Serve this with pretzels, crackers, crostini or veggies. 2. Add cream cheese, Worcestershire, Dijon and seasonings Smoked Beer Cheese Dip

Egg Salad

Hard boiled eggs are one of my favorite go-to foods to have on-hand. I often make this salad and enjoy it for breakfast or lunch when I’m looking for an extra protein boost to keep me full throughout the work day. Serve this on toast, on a bed of greens or with crackers. 2. Add Egg Salad