salads

Sweet and Crunchy Broccoli Slaw

June 12, 2013
tangy broccoli slaw with coconut and cranberries

Life has been a whirl wind lately. Between end of the year school activities, kitchen renovation prep, soccer, baseball and more baseball , I am basically a mess.  I feel lucky that I remember to brush my teeth in the morning. Actually, that’s a lie. I always remember to brush my teeth especially after eating […]

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Chicken, Mango and Avocado Salad with Lemon Vinaigrette and Wine Review

April 15, 2013
wine bar four

Recently I was asked to review some wines, courtesy of The Wine Bar.   I know what you’re thinking. Tough job, but someone has to do it.  I  picked out three wines to try. Usually I prefer white wine over red wine as I like fruity and light wines. My husband prefers a more full […]

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Salads For Spring!

April 12, 2013
salad

Ahhhhh, the weather is finally coming around! It is great to go outside and feel the warm rays of sunshine on my face. It seemed like it would never come as we had a bit of a cold winter and early spring. When the weather gets warm, I think BBQ, salads and eating outdoors. It […]

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Spinach Salad With Grapes, Blue Cheese And Almonds

October 18, 2012

Last night I had dinner at Table 31 in Philadelphia. It was so good, it was ridiculous. I will be posting more about my fabulous dinner next week but today I decided I should eat on the lighter side. I made this salad for lunch. I loved the freshness of it and the ingredients can […]

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Cookbook Giveaway & White Bean and Tuna Salad

June 29, 2012

You know I love quick and easy meals. It’s not that I don’t want to be in the kitchen longer but sometimes I just don’t have the time. I am the crazy lady that cooks on vacations. For me, it’s relaxing to cook a big dinner while at a beach house. I love cooking on […]

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Herbivoracious and Middle Eastern Bread Salad

May 29, 2012

A few weeks ago I attended a blogger book release party for Herbivoracious by Michael Natkin. It was at R2L  in Philadelphia. Everyone had a great view of the city, delicious vegetarian appetizers, and we all received a copy of this wonderful vegetarian cookbook. I was able to spend time with my wonderful foodie friends […]

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Avocado, Tomato and Arugula Salad with Cilantro Vinaigrette

April 3, 2012

The spring weather always has me craving salads. I typically eat a salad with dinner every night and sometimes I also have one at lunch time. Somehow, I think this will offset any dessert that I eat.  Besides, it always makes me feel healthier. I like to vary up the salads I eat and I […]

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Simple Sides for Busy Nights

December 17, 2011

I am not a frozen dinner type of girl. I can probably count the times my family has had frozen dinners on two hands. But sometimes my kids just beg for them. Weird right? I think I might have been the same way as a kid. Growing up, I never had frozen dinners either. But once […]

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Wild Arugula Salad With Pears

October 27, 2011

Early in the week, I happened to be looking through the September issue of Every Day with Rachael Ray. It was right before lunch time and I found a salad that I couldn’t wait to make. Lucky for me, I had all the ingredients. In about five minutes, my light and healthy lunch was ready. […]

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Mexican Rice Salad

September 28, 2011

Back in college I was a waitress at a Mexican restaurant. The best part about this place was that you could get good cheap food, bottomless bowls of free chips and giant $2 margaritas. What more could you want for dinner at 21 years old? They also had giant house salads for only $2.50. I remember my roommates coming to visit […]

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