Spring Mix Salad with Golden Honey Beets, Feta, and Candied Pecans


Ingredients 2-4 servings of spring lettuce mix 1 cup golden beets, peeled and chopped 1 tsp EVOO 1 tbsp honey 1/2 cup pecan halves, chopped 1/2 cup water 2 tbsp Maple Syrup 1/4 tsp Allspice 1/2 tsp brown sugar 1/4 cup feta cheese 1-2 tbsp homemade or bottled balsamic vinaigrette salt and pepper to taste…

Salmon Salad with Toasted Pecans


  Whole30 Day 15 Dinner: my favorite way to enjoy salmon is served raw over a tiny bed of sushi rice with a light soy sauce flavor and generous dab of wasabi paste. The other half however, prefers it medium well as the centerpiece of her entree. Since she has consumed a plethora of salmon…

Smoked Chicken Summer Rolls with Avocado Poblano Sour Cream


  Inevitably, I always have a couple days worth of leftovers after I grill. Wanting something fresh and light, I decided to utilize leftover smoked chicken and corn in this Summer Roll recipe. Summer Rolls can be a bit time consuming but so worth the effort. To simplify this recipe, just omit the rice paper…

Orange Ginger Salad with Sesame Shrimp


After the wife and I hiked the roughly 6 mile Orange Trail at the Fair Hill NRMA we could not stop thinking about dinner. We are beginner hikers and the trail took us about 3 hours to complete. We got home, stretched, and cleaned up and then I went to work in the kitchen. I…

BBQ Chickpea Salad


Looking for a taste of summer without all the guilt? BBQ Chickpeas will satisfy the most die hard vegan as well as the most devout carnivores. Special thanks to Fair Weather Farm for producing the gorgeous spring salad mix! Seasonal ingredients are a great and healthy way to inspire any cook in the kitchen. So…