Watermelon, Strawberry, and Mint Salad

We had some sweltering temperatures in California this week, but this salad was the perfect way to cool off. Chilled watermelon is a go-to summertime snack because of its refreshing nature, but this recipe takes refreshment to a whole new level. The strawberries add a more potent sweetness, while the mint boosts the flavor and […]

“Caprese” Salad with Avocado

With summertime on its way, I thought I would celebrate a little early with a fresh salad that I always associate with the warm days of the summer season. One of my favorite parts about the season are heirloom tomatoes, which have started to crop up in grocery stores. They come in a beautiful variety of colors […]

Roasted Red Pepper and Asparagus Quinoa Salad

It’s time for another quinoa salad! With so many possibilities for flavor combinations, I have yet to get tired of making them. For this salad, I decided to embrace some of the spring vegetables that have graced the produce section of the grocery store. I paired red bell peppers with asparagus as the star flavors, […]

Mango, Corn, and Black Bean Salsa

Chips and salsa have always been one of my biggest weaknesses. Every time they grace me with their presence (which really is far too often), I tell myself that I will only have a few chips and dip. However, before I know it, I pause to find that I have eaten significantly more than just […]

Winter Quinoa Salad

We may still be stuck in this record breaking California weather, but that doesn’t stop me from enjoying all of the delicious flavors the season has to offer. To celebrate winter, I decided to make a quinoa salad inspired by one of my favorite flavor combinations: cranberry and orange. Although this delicious pairing is most […]

Cranberry Apple Cornbread Stuffing

This Thanksgiving, Emily and I tried something new with our traditional stuffing. Stuffing is one of our favorite side dishes–we could literally snack on it all day. In the past, we’ve made it with cornbread and apples, but we decided to boost our stuffing with some extra goodies. In keeping with the theme of Thanksgiving, […]