Mexican Street Corn Salad

Mexican Street Corn Salad

I can remember the first time I had Mexican street corn – it was a “side” that came with food truck takeout. My husband handed it to me; if it was typical corn on the cob I may have passed it up, but this version looked interesting…charred corn, a creamy sauce and lots of...

Sweet Potato Fries with Creamy Avocado Dip

Sweet Potato Fries with Creamy Avocado Dip

Another recipe from my class. The students were thrilled that we were making “fries” and I was thrilled they were willing to try such a healthy veggie, tossed in an interesting spice blend and dunked in a complex dip. I remember they liked this dip so much that they begged me to save their...

Homemade Hummus

Homemade Hummus

I’d gotten lazy (or should I say, busy) and stopped making hummus at home. For a while I stopped buying it at all, but my toddler adores the stuff and eats it like baby food so when I saw this recipe in my ATK magazine, I knew I had to try it. 

Summer Salad

Summer Salad

The whole premise is simplicity; preparing each veggie well and letting the flavors complement one another. It’s so healthy, as you’ll see, but flavorful in a seriously addictive way. Like, “eat the whole bowl in one sitting way”. It’s a bit of work but it’s all the side you’ll need for the perfect summer dinner...

Sauteed Broccoli Rabe

Sauteed Broccoli Rabe

Maybe you come from an Italian family and broccoli rabe (pronounced “rob,” and also called rapini) is a household name for you. Perhaps you live near a deli that makes the best roast pork, provolone and broccoli rabe sandwich, only you never realized you could make a mean batch yourself at home. Most likely...

Broccoli and Apple Salad

Broccoli and Apple Salad

Typical broccoli salad is delish and a flavor I think we’ve all come by a time or two; sometimes the first version is obviously better (think Pitch Perfect) but that’s just not always the case (think the Iphone).  A few tweaks makes this version more up my alley.

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