Tabbouleh with Roasted Cherry Tomatoes

In this recipe, cherry tomatoes are roasted then allowed to cool before being tossed with cucumber and herbs to make a refreshing side dish (or main) that’s perfect for a hot day.  The tomatoes take… Continue reading

Spice-Rubbed Pork Tenderloin

This is the second in a series of recipes I’ve made using ingredients from the Spice Society gourmet line of non-GMO spices. You can find my first recipe for a Four-Spiced Cod dinner here.  I’m loving… Continue reading

Garlicky Roasted Broccoli

This is one of my favorite ways to cook broccoli lately.  It’s super simple and so flavorful.  You can mix it up by tossing the roasted broccoli with lemon juice, parmesan or red pepper… Continue reading

Beef Pot Roast {in Your Crockpot}

This is a super simple crockpot recipe that yields a delicious result every time.  You want to use a cheaper cut of tougher beef like chuck or round roast.  You don’t need much… Continue reading

Shrimp Ceviche

A couple of weeks ago I went to the Read Local Book Festival Cookbook Rodeo with my mom and sisters.  It was a great event where you could meet local cookbook authors, taste their recipes and… Continue reading

Orzo Primavera with Fresh Herbs

I made this simple spring salad as a side dish for dinner with my family over Memorial Day weekend.  I love a good orzo salad, and this is one of my new favorites… Continue reading

Four-Spice Cod with Sauteed Kale

For this recipe I’m working with a new manufacturer of spices called Spice Society, which is based in Greenville, SC.  The owner, Lisa Conner, has created a line of organic, non-GMO spices that are… Continue reading

Sweet and Sour Chicken with Bok Choy

One of my favorite things about subscribing to a CSA in the spring and summer is that it forces me to get creative in the kitchen.  When my CSA box arrived last week,… Continue reading

Some Good Reads {Spring 2015}

  Before spring slips away, I wanted to post my seasonal installment of what I’ve been reading and enjoying. If nonfiction is your thing, Chasing the Scream and Citizen Coke were fascinating reads and Leaving… Continue reading

Seared Tuna with Kale, Sweet Potato and Farro Salad

This recipe features a super healthy pairing of fish, veggies and farro.  Farro is a hearty grain that makes a nice substitute for rice and goes great with the leafy kale and sweet potatoes.  Tuna steaks… Continue reading