side dish

Grilled Veggies with Balsamic Dressing
Salads, side dish

Grilled Veggies with Balsamic Dressing

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 […]

chopped summer salad
Salads, side dish

Chopped Summer Salad

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
Salads, side dish

Roasted Beet Salad

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.

chickpea salad
Salads, side dish

Chickpea Salad

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 […]

chopped salad
Salads, side dish

Chopped Salad

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 […]