Salads/Sides

Apple Pomegranate Grain Salad with Lemon Maple Vinaigrette

January 18, 2017 Appetizers & Snacks

I love a delicious dish that keeps on giving, don’t you? This Apple Pomegranate Grain Salad with a quick Lemon Maple Vinaigrette does just that. It’s a fresh, easy salad  that works in so many ways, such as… ♦ A side dish for your weeknight supper ♦ A  beautiful addition to your lazy brunch ♦ The […]

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Summer Bruschetta and Kitchen Memories

September 22, 2016 Appetizers & Snacks

I love the Recipe Redux! Every month this fab group of foodies celebrates both tasty and nutritious food, and this month, we’re getting all nostalgic with our first memories of being in the kitchen. We’ll get to the mouth-watering Summer Bruschetta shortly, but first, let’s hop in the time machine and go way, way back, […]

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Juggling with Julia’s 5th Blogiversary!

April 26, 2016 Appetizers & Snacks

April 26th, 2016. The 5th blogiversary for my little hobby 🙂 That doesn’t seem possible. I’m having a hard time comprehending that it’s been five whole years. In my mind, that sounds like a lot of work. A lot of time. For sure, it has been. I’ve poured immeasurable amounts of time, thought, and creative […]

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Shaved Brussel Sprouts and Kale Salad

February 2, 2016 Breakfast/Brunch

I’d like to keep a big bowl of this in my fridge to eat every day. That’s a direct quote, which got an enthusiastic nod of agreement from around the room. That makes Kale and Shaved Brussel Sprouts Salad hands-down the biggest foodie hit I’ve ever had with the book club pals. And that’s saying […]

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Warm Spinach Salad with Walnuts

January 27, 2016 Quick and Easy Meals

Sharing with you today my go-to meal when I am craving something quick, veggie-filled and nutritious — Warm Spinach Salad. Which begs the question, is there ever a time when I’m craving the opposite?? Of course – yes! – which explains this and most definitely this. Today, though, it’s about a tantalizing salad, a simple […]

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Kale Quinoa Pomegranate Salad

December 21, 2015 Appetizers & Snacks

Happy holidays, friends! Been busy wrapping, baking, shopping, and cooking? Same here. And drinking more iced coffee than is recommended by 4 out of 5 sleepologists. It was quite a productive week in the kitchen. I baked oodles of cookies (with help from my elves – Grumpy, Sneezy, and Sporty), and I even made a […]

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Apple Cabbage Slaw with Greek Yogurt Dressing

September 30, 2015 Salads/Sides

Howdy, friends! Hasn’t this been one killer September? Cool mornings, warm and sunny days, and a gorgeous blue sky – I just can’t get enough. Just to clear, I’m still a HUGE fan of the lazy days of summer. I’m certainly not putting my flip flops away until I have to. But, there is no […]

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Brown Rice and Edamame Salad with Lime Vinaigrette

June 24, 2015 Salads/Sides

Hello, friends, and I apologize for the 6-week hiatus! I will not bore you with the details of the exciting life I lead, which has repeatedly pulled me away from the kitchen (and, therefore, the blog). Suffice it to say that the final weeks of school have me on the run. If you don’t live […]

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Lemony Hummus Dressing on Chopped Salad

May 10, 2015 Salads/Sides

Happy Mother’s Day to all you fantastic mums out there!! I hope you had as wonderful a day as I did, with all the things and people you love. Maybe it was special time with your own mom or other special women in your life. A fun day with your kids — or without your kids 🙂  A delicious meal at […]

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Spicy Snack Mix with a Kick

February 1, 2015 Appetizers & Snacks

The zesty snack that bites you back. My Spicy Snack Mix with a Kick is the perfect blend of savory, crunchy, and spicy. The kick is a 1-2-3 punch that comes from the cayenne and hot sauce, as well as the buffalo-style pretzel pieces. I was hoping to capture some of the wholesomeness of a […]

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