Trip in San Francisco was very inspiring from the point of view of food and wine. We tried to explore as much as we could and embrace the simple, yet delicious flavors of fresh and local food. I tried grilled asparagus with feta and almond dressing at “the girl and […]
Marinated green tomato salad was prepared at my house in Georgia in a huge bowl. My mom packed small jars and kept them for winter. In winter, we ate with bean soup, corn bread or just fried potatoes. It’s sour, tangy, has little crunch and full with flavors. The essential […]
Grilled veggies with balsamic dressing is a great side dish for meat or fish. In July and August fresh zucchini, yellow squash, eggplants and tomatoes are in season and they are delicious. It’s very simple to place sliced pieces on the grill, add fresh tomatoes, mozzarella and then drizzle good […]
Kale salad with walnuts and pomegranate seeds is an easy, refreshing and delicious healthy dish. I love the texture of kale even after it wilts a little after you add the dressing. It’s a perfect source of iron and protein.
Green beans with almond feta dressing is a vibrant and delicious dish with an amazing dressing that takes simple green beans to another level.
This is one of my favorite summer salads. It is refreshing, flavorful, healthy and looks beautiful. You can adjust the quantities, use more fennel, or celery, or any other ingredients. It’s even better on the second day, served for breakfast with poached egg, for lunch with a piece of chicken […]
Beets are one of my favorite vegetables, they are perfect with balsamic, garlic, red onion, cilantro and olive oil. Beets are sweet and it absorbs the flavor from the dressing and herbs. It’s a great side dish or salad on it’s own.
Easy, colorful and fresh salad, perfect for summer gatherings.
Chickpea salad is an easy and tasty dish, perfect for lunch or dinner. You can replace almond with any other nuts (pumpkin seeds will be great), add more veggies (carrots, red bell pepper). It’s a basic recipe and you can play with the ingredients you have in your pantry and […]
The ideal chopped salad is a blend of the freshest, most colorful ingredients the produce aisle or farmer’s market has to offer. Summer is the perfect season for this salad. You can easily get fresh romaine lettuce, juicy tomatoes, crunchy cucumbers, corn and avocados. I found the recipe in book […]