Bacon Wrapped Brussels Sprouts

Bacon Wrapped Brussels Sprouts

This is such a simple recipe with just a few main ingredients. I also made a dipping sauce to make this dish even more flavorful. These little gems are perfect for an appetizer or a side dish. You could even make an extra large batch and bring them to a potluck at any time of year.

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Tarragon Chicken Croquettes

Tarragon Chicken Croquettes

I started making a variety of croquettes about 15 years ago.  They are so easy, healthy, and versatile. You can use any type of vegetable and all sorts of spices to customize your creations. Get the full recipe for my light and delicious Tarragon Chicken Croquettes inspired by my love for Tarragon Chicken Salad.

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8 Light & Delicious Homemade Salad Dressings

8 Light & Delicious Homemade Salad Dressings

I love salad dressings, but most of them are so high in fat and calories that I used to avoid them, opting for plain vinegar or light bottled dressings.  I realized that you can make great homemade flavorful dressings that taste so much better than plain vinegar, and don’t have all of the chemicals and preservatives of bottled dressings. Get 8 deliciously healthy homemade salad dressing recipes here.

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Top 8 Summer Salad Recipes

Top 8 Summer Salad Recipes

The Top 8 Summer Salad Recipes within this post are beautiful, fresh, delicious, and made with the best seasonal ingredients My 8 week Summer Salad Series brings you into my virtual garden where I grow all types of colorful and nutritious lettuces, greens, vegetables, fruits, nuts, and seeds! Keep reading to get all of my Top 8 Summer Salad Recipes in one convenient place!

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Mediterranean Salmon & Roasted Red Pepper Salad with Creamy Greek Feta Dressing

Mediterranean Salmon & Roasted Red Pepper Salad with Creamy Greek Feta Dressing

Welcome to my virtual garden where I grow all types of colorful and nutritious lettuces, greens, vegetables, fruits, nuts, and seeds! Every Saturday for the next 8 weeks I will be picking the best seasonal ingredients to create a beautiful & delicious Saturday Summer Salad Series. Here’s The Finale Recipe #8.

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Grilled Chicken, Cashew, & Mango Summer Salad with Lemon Honey Mustard Dressing

Grilled Chicken, Cashew, & Mango Summer Salad with Lemon Honey Mustard Dressing

Welcome to my virtual garden where I grow all types of colorful and nutritious lettuces, greens, vegetables, fruits, nuts, and seeds! Every Saturday for the next 8 weeks I will be picking the best seasonal ingredients to create a beautiful & delicious Saturday Summer Salad Series. Here’s Recipe #7.

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Arugula, Black Bean, Corn, and Avocado Salad with Light Caesar Dressing

Arugula, Black Bean, Corn, and Avocado Salad with Light Caesar Dressing

Welcome to my virtual garden where I grow all types of colorful and nutritious lettuces, greens, vegetables, fruits, nuts, and seeds! Every Saturday for the next 8 weeks I will be picking the best seasonal ingredients to create a beautiful & delicious Saturday Summer Salad Series. Here’s Recipe #6.

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Peaches & Blue Cheese Super Veg Salad with Light Blue Cheese Dressing

Peaches & Blue Cheese Super Veg Salad with Light Blue Cheese Dressing

Welcome to my virtual garden where I grow all types of colorful and nutritious lettuces, greens, vegetables, fruits, nuts, and seeds! Every Saturday for the next 8 weeks I will be picking the best seasonal ingredients to create a beautiful & delicious Saturday Summer Salad Series. Here’s Recipe #5.

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Strawberry Pecan Spinach Salad with Creamy Dijon Balsamic Vinaigrette

Strawberry Pecan Spinach Salad with Creamy Dijon Balsamic Vinaigrette

Welcome to my virtual garden where I grow all types of colorful and nutritious lettuces, greens, vegetables, fruits, nuts, and seeds! Every Saturday for the next 8 weeks I will be picking the best seasonal ingredients to create a beautiful & delicious Saturday Summer Salad Series. Here’s Recipe #4.

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Miraculous Microgreens Salad with Lemon Tahini Dressing

Miraculous Microgreens Salad with Lemon Tahini Dressing

Welcome to my virtual garden where I grow all types of colorful and nutritious lettuces, greens, vegetables, fruits, nuts, and seeds! Every Saturday for the next 8 weeks I will be picking the best seasonal ingredients to create a beautiful & delicious Saturday Summer Salad Series. Here’s Recipe #3.

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Mango Kiwi Chicken Salad with Light Herb Ranch Dressing

Mango Kiwi Chicken Salad with Light Herb Ranch Dressing

Welcome to my virtual garden where I grow all types of colorful and nutritious lettuces, greens, vegetables, fruits, nuts, and seeds! Every Saturday for the next 8 weeks I will be picking the best seasonal ingredients to create a beautiful & delicious Saturday Summer Salad Series. Here’s Recipe #2.

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Superfoods Salad with Grilled Shrimp & Strawberry Basil Vinaigrette

Superfoods Salad with Grilled Shrimp & Strawberry Basil Vinaigrette

Welcome to my virtual garden where I grow all types of colorful and nutritious lettuces, greens, vegetables, fruits, nuts, and seeds! Every Saturday for the next 8 weeks I will be picking the best seasonal ingredients to create a beautiful & delicious Saturday Summer Salad Series. Here’s Recipe #1.



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Happy Birthday Cupcakes

Happy Birthday Cupcakes

I celebrated my birthday this week with outrageously decadent & delicious dark chocolate cupcakes with a vanilla cream cheese frosting?  I want to have a happy & healthy birthday this year, but I also want to satisfy my cravings for chocolate cake with white icing (my favorite)! Read more to get the full recipe.

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Gluten Free Mother's Day Quiche

Gluten Free Mother's Day Quiche

Nothing tells Mom you appreciate her more than a home cooked meal! Especially, a deliciously healthy one. This Gluten Free Quiche is so savory, but it won’t leave you or your mama feeling overly full. Happy Mother’s Day!

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