Citrus Herb Dressing | Vinaigrette

 

 Once you make homemade salad dressing or vinaigrette, you’ll probably never go back to using store bought versions. This is an easy and super delicious salad dressing that works perfectly with any type of salad. It’s also flexible enough to use as a marinade for chicken or fish. Beautiful fresh herbs and fresh juices marry…

Quinoa Salad Grilled Vegetables and Prawns with Lemon Prosecco Dressing

 

 This beautiful, rich and robustly flavored Quinoa Salad will provoke your six senses into over-indulgence. Need I say; leftovers will drive your tastebuds to further overeating! When I first made this healthy and nutritious salad, my hubby turned up his nose and scuffed at the thought of having to eat Quinoa for dinner. He exclaimed,…

Watermelon Arugula Mozzarella Wild Tomatoes Salad with Citrus Herb Dressing

 

 This summer salad is such a delightful and refreshing dish. It works perfectly for an appetizer or equally well for lunch. It’s loaded with nutritional benefits and vitamins. The citrus herb dressing/vinaigrette pairs beautifully with the watermelon and arugula. This is a very flexible salad so feel free to add some toasted nuts or grilled…

Salmon and Vegetables | How to cook salmon in an instant pot

 

 Cooking salmon has never been easier… a one pot version of salmon with vegetables cooked to perfection in an instant pot. The spices and fresh herbs combination worked magically in flavoring the dish perfectly. The first time I made this dish, I though the salmon would be over cooked and the vegetables would be undercooked….

Grilled Asparagus | How to grill asparagus in a basket

 

 Just what the doctor ordered; a healthy asparagus with olive oil, beautiful dill, garlic, salt and pepper. The dill and garlic combination reaps a delicious taste. Season the asparagus and dump it all into a grill basket and grill away. A few minutes on the grill and you’ll have the most tasty al dente asparagus….

Grilled Corn | How to Grill Corn in it’s Husk

 

 Fresh sweet corn is amazingly sweet; and when grilled in its husk the sweetness really comes alive. Fresh corn in its husk are generally widely available during the summer months. They are also cheaper than buying the ones that are already cleaned. Grilling corn is such an easy and simple side dish. This grilled recipe…

Spinach | How to Grill Spinach

 

 Spinach is one of our favorite green leafy vegetables. For many years we ate them sautéed with olive oil and garlic, or raw and also a once a year creamed spinach. For a while now, I’ve been grilling spinach, which is atypical for this vegetable. The recipe came about when our stove was broken, and…

Cowboy Steak | Coffee Chipotle Rubbed Ribeye

 

 This beautiful thick cut wagyu steak is robustly flavored with a coffee chipotle rub; adding fresh garlic and thyme enhances the robust flavor. Overnight marinating locks in the natural juices and maximizes the taste. Grilling this cut of steak over indirect heat, in my opinion, truly makes for a tender and juicy piece of meat….