Strawberry-Mint Cucumber Avocado Salad

As my recent posts confirm, I have eaten way too many desserts lately. I mean, it is bathing suit season, I should probably skip the extra slice of cake :). Lucky for me, when it gets hot outside, I definitely crave salads and fresh fruit. So yesterday when trying to decide what to have for … Continue reading

Pear and Pecan Salad

Last weekend, our good friends, Katie and Steve, visited from Philadelphia. For dinner, I made Pasta Bolognese and this Pear and Pecan Salad.  When Katie eyed the salad she hesitated. I later found out she is not much of a nut or spinach fan. But to her surprise and my relief, she loved the salad! … Continue reading

Israeli Vegetable Salad

This salad is one that I have grown up eating. It started my love for vegetables young because I don’t think we ever had a meal without a variation of this salad. It is so simple and easy that I was hesitant to put it on the blog but I noticed that every time I … Continue reading

Spicing It Up…Southwestern Bean Salad

Last week, I was going to make fajitas for the 2nd time in two weeks. In the hopes of keeping my dinner fellows happy, I decided to change things up and make something different. I found this delicious recipe for Southwestern Bean Salad. I made it to accompany a grilled onion and chicken stir-fry and … Continue reading

Farm Fresh… Spring Vegetable Pasta Salad!

Tal and I recently were in Israel. We had a wonderful time with family and friends and, as always, ate lots of yummy foods. On our last night there, we ate dinner at a friend’s house. She made delicious quiches and an incredible pasta salad. I used it as inspiration for this Spring Vegetable Pasta … Continue reading

Dreaming of Summer…Watermelon-Tomato Feta Salad

 A couple of weeks ago, we met our friends in Lubbock for another themed dinner (dinner club). The theme was “Mediterranean-influenced”. We were in charge of bringing an appetizer and there were so many things that I contemplated making—tons of recipes fall under the Mediterranean appetizer category. After noticing some baby watermelons at the supermarket … Continue reading

Field of Greens…Apple-Kale Salad

This past weekend, I traveled to NY. Luckily, I will be here for two weeks! It feels good to be back and I am excited to spend time with my family and friends. Last week, in anticipation of leaving, I tried using everything in my fridge to make sure that I did not waste any … Continue reading