Black Beans and Sweet Summer Corn Salad

Beans and corn are kinda like peas and carrots… they work really well together. Corn lacks the amino acids, tryptophan and lysine, that are essential to forming proteins. And, beans are high in lysine and tryptophan to make up for that lack. So these two foods, when combined together, create a healthful and delicious dish.…


Crisp Nappa Summer Salad

Summer time is salad time! This crisp, crunchy and simple summer salad was inspired by my local CSA veggies. It’s simple, refreshing, and totally delish!


Warm Asparagus Salad with Honey Dijon Vinaigrette

The fresh and tasty asparagus season is brief – from April until June (in the Northeastern United States). So, you’ve got three months to eat asparagus like crazy! You can start with this delicious Asparagus Salad.


Radicchio, Fennel and Apple Salad with Rosemary Vinaigrette

Radicchio… you either love it, or you hate it. I LOVE IT! Radicchio (Chichorium intybus) is a member of the daisy or sunflower family (Asteraceae, or Compositae). Some common varieties of this family of lettuces are chicory and endive. I’m sure you’ve seen these interesting lettuces in the grocery store or at the farmers market.…

Colorful Beet Salad with Pickled Onions

Rainbow Beet Salad with Pickled Onions

Eating colorful food ensures that we are getting a wide variety of nutrients and antioxidants into our daily diet. This delicious rainbow beet salad has got you covered!


Flower Power Spring Salad

Do you want to taste spring? Try this floral salad with Lemon Honey Dressing. It’s as delicious as it is beautiful!