Week 35: Crunchy Quinoa Salad

One word- quinoa- my new favorite grain, side dish, main course, everything food.  It is beyond versatile and is filling even in the lightest salads.  The addition of the poached egg to this balsamic asparagus quinoa combo makes this perfect from brunch, lunch, dinner and every meal in between.  The acidity of the balsamic coupled … Continue reading Week 35: Crunchy Quinoa Salad


Salmon Kebab

Seafood and citrus- a match made in heaven- so why not combine the two on a stick and grill them up to deliciousness!  This is the perfect main dish for a summer BBQ or a great option for non-meat eaters.  It can be paired with almost anything under the sun- I opted for a protein … Continue reading Salmon Kebab

Week 34: Balsamic Peach Flatbread

For not being a huge pizza fan, pizza and flatbreads have been my go to meal for dinner this summer. From breakfast pizzas to sweet chili shrimp pizza, I've got them all covered! I've always enjoyed the Pear & Gorgonzola pizza from CPK, so the idea of fruit on pizza isn't completely foreign to me. … Continue reading Week 34: Balsamic Peach Flatbread

Mozzarella, Basil and Nectarine Stack

I am not a stranger to caprese or to stacks involving mozzarella, so when this recipe popped up on my Pinterest, I knew I had to make it ASAP. Whether it's grilling peaches on the grill or adding a sweet fruit to a flatbread, summer is the perfect excuse to enjoy fresh fruit in new … Continue reading Mozzarella, Basil and Nectarine Stack

Homemade It’s-It Ice Cream Sandwich

If you've never tried an "It's It" ice cream sandwich, prepare to be wowed.  This dessert is the perfect combination of ice cream, oatmeal cookies and chocolate.   I tried my first "It's It" three weeks ago when Bill and I were camping in Sequoia National Forest and it was love at first taste!  It's … Continue reading Homemade It’s-It Ice Cream Sandwich