Quick & Easy Recipes

Watermelon Tomato Gazpacho with Scallion-Cilantro Relish

Enjoy the best flavors of summer by the spoonful with this Watermelon Tomato Gazpacho, a sweet and savory twist on the classic summer soup. One of my daughters is a self-declared “soup girl” and I’m with her 100 percent. I could eat soup all year round, even on the hottest days of summer, but most people I know don’t agree….

Peach Panzanella Salad with Halloumi and Blueberry Balsamic Dressing

Juicy peaches, ripe tomatoes, briny halloumi cheese, and crunchy rustic bread come together in this Peach Panzanella Salad, a twist on a classic Tuscan summer dish.   One of my fondest memories of studying abroad in Florence, Italy when I was in college was the food. Italian food is undeniably delicious, but even more so when you’re in Italy. I remember in the…

Crispy Baked Sweet Potato Fries

Crispy baked sweet potato fries are easy to make, kid-friendly, and delicious. The perfect side dish for any weeknight family dinner! These Crispy Baked Sweet Potato Fries are one of my go-to side dishes for the family – my girls, hubby, and I all love them equally, sometimes to the point of fighting over the last few! In fact, one…

Ginger Miso Turkey Burgers with Honey-Soy Glaze

Looking for a lean, flavor-packed burger for your next summer barbecue? These Ginger Miso Turkey Burgers are it! Plus, they’re quick and easy to make and kid-approved! Do you remember my Miso-Glazed Chicken Breasts? That recipe was quite a hit with my family and with so many of you, so I just know you’re going to love today’s recipe for…

Grilled Cilantro Lime Steak

Perfectly grilled cilantro lime steak is easy to make and a delicious entrée to serve guests at your next summer barbecue. I’m telling you right now, come Monday morning, after the dad’s in your life have had the most delicious Father’s Day dinner ever, you’re going to be thanking me! This Cilantro Lime Steak has been sitting on the back…

Roasted Cherry Farro Salad

Roasted Cherry Farro Salad is a sweet and savory dish hearty enough for a light lunch and perfect as a side dish next to your favorite entrée. For months, my girls have been asking me for fresh cherries, and I’m so excited that I can finally fulfill their requests now that cherry season is here! There’s nothing like sitting on the…

Mint & Radish Greens Pesto Pasta Salad with Roasted Radishes and Peas

Mint and radish greens pesto pasta salad is pretty to look at, quick and easy to make, and packed with flavor from fresh spring ingredients. A recipe the whole family will enjoy.  Classic pesto is made with garlic, fresh basil, pine nuts, Parmesan and Pecorino cheeses, and olive oil. However, according to an article I read, any combination of flavorful leaves,…