Grilled Beets

Grilled Beets with Walnuts and Gorgonzola Recipe

Although beets are often seen as winter vegetables, spring beets and their greens are a great addition to summer grilling. Not only are their flavors rich and well suited for… Continue

Greek Salad

Simple Greek Salad Recipe

A great salad to accompany barbecue, as its clean, bright flavors will complement heavier dishes, this Greek salad is easy to make and quick to create, a perfect salad for… Continue

Roasted Caulflower

Black Pepper Cauliflower Salad

I came across this recipe by Heidi Swanson in 101 Cookbooks. It is simple, delicious and wonderfully combines the light mustard flavor of cauliflower with peppercorns vinegar and olives. I… Continue

Grilled Halloumi Recipe

3 Great Vegetarian Grilling Ideas

Whether you are vegetarian or just want to round out your meat-centric meals on the grill this summer, skip the frozen veggie burgers and try something new with these simple… Continue

Yumm-y Sauce Recipe

Yumm-y Sauce Recipe

Those of you from the Pacific Northwest may be familiar with this particular sauce from Eugene, Oregon’s Café Yumm. A delightful umami and bean flavored sauce it goes great on… Continue


Carrot and Fresh Fennel Coleslaw Recipe

I’ve just given up and started calling my bottom crisper the ‘carrot drawer’. Once again I have neglected to sub-out carrots and am left with one pound of orange beauties… Continue

Mint Green Smoothie

Top 5 Spring Ingredients

Spring is a natural time to clear away toxins so the body can reboot after a long winter. Chinese medicine view spring as a time for renewal. Spring is the… Continue

Bok Choy

Sesame Ginger Bok Choy Recipe

Bok choy’s clean and delicate bitterness balances deliciously with the classic Mandarin flavorings of scallion, ginger and garlic and with the Sichuan trio of garlic, ginger and chili peppers. This… Continue


Olive-Oil Braised Spring Vegetables Recipe

I recently had the pleasure of discovering 101 Cookbooks, a blog by Heidi Swanson where she explores her extensive cookbook collection one recipe at a time, and was pleasantly surprised to… Continue

Spring Salad with Watermelon Radish

How to Make a Perfect Spring Salad

With winter’s chill in the rearview mirror and spring flowers in bloom, it’s a perfect time to lighten up the dinner routine with a simple spring salad. And when I… Continue