Roasted Broccoli

While I have no real love for raw broccoli, I love roasted broccoli! I like it crispy with a squeeze of lemon and a dusting of parmesan. So good! When prepping the broccoli, you want to make sure that you cut off all the woody stems. Cut the florets off of the main stalk but…

Roasted Baby Potatoes

Sometimes you just want a simple roasted potato with dinner! Here’s how to roast baby Dutch potatoes. It’s very simple to do: just toss halved potatoes with olive oil, sea salt, and freshly cracked black pepper, then pour on a hot baking sheet and roast until nice and golden. One trick I have for roasting…

Grilled Asparagus

I cannot believe I’ve never posted this before. Asparagus is one of my favorite things to grill! I absolutely love it with grilled meats and couscous and I LOVE leftovers in green salad and pasta salad. What’s awesome about grilled asparagus is that it’s great right off the grill, at room temperature, and even cold…

Greek Tabbouleh Salad

Words cannot even describe how much I love this recipe. Let’s put it this way: for about eight years, I ate this for lunch most weeks. I’ve fallen out of the habit in recent years but in a quest to bring you some of my all-time favorite recipes, I’ve finally written up my recipe for…

Tabbouleh

I just adore tabbouleh. It’s healthy, flavorful, easy to make, and goes with so many different things. What’s not to love? If you grow mint and/or parsley, this is a wonderful way to use those fresh garden herbs! This bulgur wheat salad is the perfect dish to make in the summertime when you have an…

Pesto Rice

This rice tastes and smells like summer. It’s the perfect complement to grilled meats and veggies. I keep jars of homemade pesto in the freezer and used half a jar for this recipe. It has so much flavor, I wondered how it took me this long to try this! What a quick and easy dinner…

Festive Fruit Salad in a Watermelon Bowl

Happy Independence Day! If you want a simple, impressive side dish to pair with just about ANYTHING from the grill, you’ve come to the right place. Does this scream summer or what? The standout idea here is not only serving fruit in fruit but also cutting watermelon out in fun star shapes. It makes it…