Archive of ‘Dinners’ category

Orzo Salad with Pesto and Chicken

Posted on October 27, 2017

Disclaimer: Melissa’s Produce provided a copy of Best Grill Recipes Ever for me to cook from and review.  I was not compensated in any other way, and all opinions are my own. Melissa’s Produce invites an incredible variety of chefs and cookbook authors to their kitchen, allowing us lucky food bloggers to meet and learn […]

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Harvest Farro Bowl

Posted on September 30, 2017

Hooray, it’s October! Work, school, sports and activities are keeping us all busy, and we are ready to welcome in all the fall fun that the month brings: pumpkin patch visits and pumpkin carving, pumpkin seed roasting, costume parties, corn mazes and haunted houses.  With more treats than time on our hands, quick and healthy […]

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Fall Harvest Salad

Posted on September 15, 2017

I’m so happy when I have the opportunity to support amazing organizations and cook from amazing books at the same time! Today I bring you Cuisine del Sol, a cookbook celebrating 20 years of Pier del Sol, the largest fundraising event benefiting Special Olympics in Southern California. The Special Olympics Southern California team presented this delicious collection […]

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Mongolian Beef

Posted on August 7, 2017

Disclaimer: Melissa’s Produce provided a copy of 101 Asian Dishes You Need to Cook Before You Die and produce for me to cook with.  I was not compensated in any other way, and all opinions are my own. Chef Jet Tila will tell you he’s “just a kid from East L.A.”…but with the longest sushi roll, the […]

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Five-Spice Stir-Fried Soba Noodles

Posted on July 15, 2017

What comes to mind when you think of the word “vegan”?  If you’re like me, your first thoughts don’t immediately go to words like “tasty”, innovative”, or “satisfying”.  As a little girl in the 70’s I remember going to a few vegan restaurants with my mom and her friends…let’s just say I wasn’t anxious to […]

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