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”

Grilled Zucchini with Ricotta

Grilled Zucchini with Ricotta & Caper Vinaigrette

An easy summer side dish that’s bursting with flavor: grilled zucchini with ricotta & caper vinaigrette. Sliced zucchini grilled until slightly charred and tender, topped with creamy ricotta cheese, a tangy caper-walnut vinaigrette, and lots of fresh basil. It’s absolutely irresistible, so simple to make, and would be such a tasty addition to any summer cookout! Continue reading “Grilled Zucchini with Ricotta & Caper Vinaigrette”

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”

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”

Scallops with Cucumber Salad

Scallops with Cucumber Salad & Mascarpone

A new springtime dish that is fresh, light, and oh so delicious: scallops with cucumber salad & mascarpone cheese. Golden, seared scallops are spooned over creamy mascarpone, creating a really buttery, rich flavor combination. And then the crisp cucumber salad is the perfect contrast – full of avocado, radishes, scallions, snap peas, and lots of lemon. Continue reading “Scallops with Cucumber Salad & Mascarpone”

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”

Spiced Sweet Potato Salad

Spiced Sweet Potato Salad with Lemon Vinaigrette

Sharing a new favorite salad today that I’ll be making over and over again: spiced sweet potato salad! This unique salad is full of flavor & texture that makes it addictingly good. Spiced sweet potatoes and chickpeas baked until golden, pickled red onions for a little tang, fresh cucumber, lots of herbs, creamy crumbled feta cheese, and a zesty lemon vinaigrette. It’s such a fun combination that makes the perfect entree salad for lunch or dinner! Continue reading “Spiced Sweet Potato Salad with Lemon Vinaigrette”

Roasted Garlic & Kale Caesar Salad

Roasted Garlic & Kale Caesar Salad

Sharing this simple kale caesar salad today that will be the perfect addition to your Christmas menus! Thinly sliced romaine & kale, crispy bacon, torn croutons, and lots of parmesan cheese…all tossed in a flavorful roasted garlic caesar dressing. It’s a spin on the traditional caesar salad that’s really beautiful and bursting with caramelized garlic flavor. There’s lots of crunch and texture, and just the right amount of nutty parmesan. Perfect salad for any December meal. Continue reading “Roasted Garlic & Kale Caesar Salad”