Compressed Watermelon Salad With Creamy Lemon-Lime Avocado

Compressed Watermelon Salad

I have so much to talk about that I don’t even know where to begin.  (If my husband were editing this, he would have just told me I’ve already told you more that you need to know.)  Since the editor is out, I’ll carry on. 😉The thing is, I have a lot on my mind […]

Summertime Garden Party Menu

Summertime Garden Party Menu

photo credit: shepaused4thought.com Isn’t it so hard to slow down?  To make time for yourself?  To do something just for fun?  It sure is for me, and when I do it, it never fails to remind me that I should make a bigger effort to do it more often.   Last week I had the […]

Sweet and Spicy Tomato-Mango, Goat Cheese Appetizer Recipe

Sweet & Spicy Tomato Mango Goat Cheese Appetizer Recipe

Do you ever have days when you’re so stressed out, and things keep going wrong?  Okay seriously, that’s a rhetorical question — obviously you do!  If you’re human, anyway. 😉 Yesterday was one of those days. I won’t bore you with all of the details, but the highlight was when I opened my (parked) car […]

Cherry Bacon Blueberry Kebab Recipe

Cherry-Bacon Blueberry Kebabs

A red, white and blue recipe for the 4th of July. A sweet, tart, and smoky appetizer. A Caprese of sorts. A delightful, super pretty summer hors d’oeuvre. Yep, it’s all that.  Call these beautiful, quick and easy kebabs what you will — any which way they’re absolutely delicious! PrintCherry Bacon Blueberry Kebab Recipe Prep […]

Snow Pea Shoot Smoked Salmon Potato Stacks

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Have you ever seen a prettier plant on a plate? Pea shoots are definitely one of my favorite greens that appear in the spring.  They taste like peas — only in the form of tender leaves and beautiful, delicate tendrils.  I adore them!  In salads, wraps, stir-fry recipes — oh, and in “stacks!” 😉 I […]

Smoky Tomato-Bacon-Chipotle Deviled Eggs

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Current food trends: asparagus, matzo dishes, artsy eggs, and fun deviled eggs!  (Just to name a few.) Which means the obvious, of course — it’s spring, and Easter and Passover are on the horizon. If you’ve been reading Cooking On The Weekends for a while, you know how much I love smoky flavors — and […]

Spring Asparagus Grilled Cheese + 8 Favorite Asparagus Recipes

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It’s cute, crazy delicious and they sing springtime.  What more could you want in a grilled cheese sandwich!?  This is one of a few Easter recipes I wrote for Momtastic.  You can get the recipe and see it featured here.  Enjoy! Below are a few more of my favorite asparagus recipes — all of which […]

The Vegetarian Flavor Bible Giveaway & Garlic-Tarragon Beet Soup Recipe {GIVEAWAY CLOSED}

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This is not a sponsored posts and as always, all opinions are my own. Just like you can turn the volume up or down when you’re listening to a song on the radio, you can also do so with recipes. Yes, I’m talking about quiet and loud. Want to quiet down a recipe? Use tofu. […]

Roasted Vegetable Citrus Salad with Quinoa Crisps

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Perhaps it’s the way I’m wired — with my huge sweet tooth and all — but I think any vegetable that’s caramelized is amazingly delicious. Depending on the vegetable, roasting it at a very high temperature and bringing all of its natural sugars to the surface can turn it into something almost as sweet as […]

Creamy Caramelized Parsnip Soup Recipe with Baby Parsnip French Fries

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I know that life is super busy and that it’s often hard to slow down, which is one of the many reasons I so appreciate you being here.  And now, if you can squeeze in just an extra moment for me — well, for this soup — take a good look at the image above.  […]

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