Category: EAT WELL

Nutty Quinoa Spinach & Apple Salad

Nutty Quinoa Spinach & Apple Salad

If you’re trying to keep your salads interesting as we move into winter then give this nutty quinoa, spinach and apple salad a shot.   You can also add grilled shrimp or chicken to make it a fuller meal. Ingredients 1 cup quinoa, pre- rinsed 2 […]

Spinach Salad w/ Butternut Squash & Feta

Spinach Salad w/ Butternut Squash & Feta

    Spinach Salad w/Butternut Squash & Feta Makes 6-7 servings Ingredients: 5 ½ cups Butternut Squash 5 cups (1 1/2 lbs) cubed butternut squash, cut into 3/4 inch pieces 1 1/2 tbsp olive oil Salt and freshly ground black pepper 1 cup honey glazed pecans 10 oz baby spinach 1 1/4 cups pomegranate arils […]

Roasted beet & arugula salad

Roasted beet & arugula salad

This Roasted Golden Beet & Arugula Summer salad will easily transition into Fall, and is equally delicious paired with meat or fish as it is standing on it’s own!   Serves 4: Time:  50 minutes Ingredients: For Salad: 4 medium to large golden beets 2 […]

Brussel Sprout Ceasar Salad

Brussel Sprout Ceasar Salad

Say yes to replacing the usual romaine lettuce with Brussel sprouts to create a Ceasar salad packed with, protein, fiber, magnesium, B vitamins and so much more!  Make the dressing from scratch with simple ingredients like olive oil and egg yolk for a healthier alternative […]

Cucumber Shrimp Appetizer

Cucumber Shrimp Appetizer

Chilled cucumber used as a cracker is perfect for a refreshing summer appetizer or mid-afternoon snack.  Up your app game with this dish that takes only 10 minutes to make and tastes as good as it looks! Recipe: Makes 20 servings Ingredients: 1 large chilled cucumber […]

Blood Orange ginger “Mocktail”

Blood Orange ginger “Mocktail”

This Blood Orange Ginger “Mocktail” is perfect for long summer afternoons hanging with friends.  Tart and refreshing it is beautiful in both color and taste.  If you must take it to a cocktail Tequila would be my recommendation. wink wink! Recipe: Makes 2 servings Ingredients: […]

Margeaux’s Guacamole Recipe

Margeaux’s Guacamole Recipe

Who doesn’t love Guacamole…it’s festive and delicious!   My friends always request it of me as my dish to bring to any get together, and I’m happy to oblige.   Since I have been making it for years, I’ve tweaked the recipe a little each time until […]

Sweet Potato Crostini

Sweet Potato Crostini

I love a good appetizer but typically they come with a cracker or a chip…not this this Sweet Potato Crostini. A crisp sweet potato is the perfect base for all kinds of toppings like Salmon & Cream Cheese, or Yogurt, nuts & cranberries.  Feel free […]

Cauliflower Pizza for Crust…it will change your brunch game

Cauliflower Pizza for Crust…it will change your brunch game

I love having my girlfriends over for brunch, but since we get together often I am always looking for brunch food that isn’t heavy like your typical bacon, eggs, pancakes or French toast.  Pizza for brunch is a great alternative and when made with a […]

Pineapple-Kiwi Lemon Sparkler

Pineapple-Kiwi Lemon Sparkler

  It’s finally May and the “Mock-tail of the Month” is a Pineapple-Kiwi Lemon Sparkler.  This drink is fruity, tart, and super refreshing.  If I was going to add alcohol I would suggest tequila or rum… either would work well with the overall flavor. Ingredients: […]