Tomatoes & Burrata with Crispy Shallot Vinaigrette

Tomatoes & Burrata with Crispy Shallot Vinaigrette

The simplest dish to savor the end of summer: tomatoes & burrata with crispy shallot vinaigrette. Beautiful heirloom tomatoes, creamy burrata cheese, crispy shallots & garlic, a really flavorful vinaigrette, and lots of fresh herbs. Serve it with toasted bread alongside for the most show-stopping appetizer or side dish. It’s a unique take on a simple tomato salad that you can serve with just about any summer meal! Continue reading “Tomatoes & Burrata with Crispy Shallot Vinaigrette”

Marinated Stone Fruit Caprese Salad

Marinated Stone Fruit Caprese Salad

There’s nothing like a sweet & savory marinated stone fruit caprese salad to celebrate summer! The fruit is tossed with red wine vinegar, honey, olive oil, and plenty of herbs. After a quick marinade, it’s all spooned over creamy buffalo mozzarella cheese. It’s the quickest “no recipe” kind of recipe to throw together if you need a last minute appetizer or side dish. You can serve it with toasted bread or just eat it as is! Continue reading “Marinated Stone Fruit Caprese Salad”

Grilled Pepper Potato Salad

Grilled Pepper Potato Salad with Creamy Mustard Dressing

A fun twist on the classic summer side dish: grilled pepper potato salad with creamy mustard dressing. Full of sweet & spicy peppers, crispy potatoes, hard-boiled eggs, green onions & radishes, and lots of fresh herbs. If you need a side dish for any end of summer cookouts…this is it!

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Prosciutto and Melon

Prosciutto and Melon with Balsamic Shallots

This prosciutto and melon salad is the perfect simple summer appetizer or side dish! Sweet cantaloupe topped with prosciutto, balsamic soaked shallots, toasted pine nuts, lemon, parmesan, and basil. It’s my version of the classic sweet & savory Italian dish…and it is simply the perfect combination of flavors. Continue reading “Prosciutto and Melon with Balsamic Shallots”

Grilled Peach Salad

Grilled Peach Salad with Gorgonzola & Walnuts

A grilled peach salad full of color & texture. It’s such a fun summer salad with lots of great flavor – sweet caramelized peaches, fragrant olive oil toasted walnuts, homemade torn croutons, rich gorgonzola cheese, and a tangy white balsamic vinaigrette. Simple ingredients that come together in the most beautiful way. I’d say this would be the perfect thing to serve alongside some grilled steaks! Continue reading “Grilled Peach Salad with Gorgonzola & Walnuts”

Weeknight Grilled Chicken Pasta Salad

Weeknight Grilled Chicken Pasta Salad with Balsamic Vinaigrette

An easy weeknight grilled chicken pasta salad to make these busy summer days a little bit better! It’s healthy, hearty, and full of classic flavors. We’ve got grilled red peppers & green onions, a zesty balsamic vinaigrette with lots of garlic and herbs, and plenty of parmesan cheese over top. You can serve it warm or cold, and it works great for leftovers…making it the perfect recipe to cook up and enjoy all week long! Continue reading “Weeknight Grilled Chicken Pasta Salad with Balsamic Vinaigrette”

Watermelon Arugula Salad with Feta

Watermelon Arugula Salad with Feta & Pistachios

The most refreshing watermelon arugula salad with feta & pistachios! Sweet watermelon, peppery arugula, sharp feta cheese, lots of basil and mint, and crunchy pistachios make up this beautiful, delicious salad. Some other fun ingredients like radishes, lime, honey, and red pepper flakes make this a little bit more interesting than your average watermelon salad! Continue reading “Watermelon Arugula Salad with Feta & Pistachios”

Strawberry & Avocado Grilled Chicken Salad

Strawberry & Avocado Grilled Chicken Salad

A fresh, vibrant salad for Memorial Day weekend: strawberry & avocado grilled chicken salad. It’s the perfect something light to balance all of the celebratory burgers and sweet treats. Full of mixed greens, grilled chicken, sweet strawberries, creamy avocado, crisp fennel, snap peas, goat cheese, paprika almonds, and a simple basil lemon vinaigrette! Continue reading “Strawberry & Avocado Grilled Chicken Salad”

Spring Root Vegetable Salad

Spring Root Vegetable Salad with Pistachio Vinaigrette

A spring root vegetable salad so delicious you’ll be making it over and over again! It’s a mix of root vegetables roasted until caramelized, tossed with arugula, spinach, and a pistachio vinaigrette, then drizzled with tangy yogurt. It’s such a great combination of flavors and makes for an easy, flavorful side dish at any spring dinner! Continue reading “Spring Root Vegetable Salad with Pistachio Vinaigrette”

Arugula Pesto Potato Salad

Arugula Pesto Potato Salad

A bright and zesty arugula pesto potato salad! This is spring in a bowl – crispy roasted potatoes, caramelized spring onions, radishes, arugula, and a vibrant arugula & basil pesto to toss everything in. It’s simple, seasonal, and you truly cannot beat the flavor of the nutty, lemony pesto. Continue reading “Arugula Pesto Potato Salad”