Melon Pesto Prosciutto Salad Recipe

Melon Pesto Proscuitto Salad -- A fun play on spaghetti and meatballs turns pasta and meat into melon and cheese -- it's sweet, savory and absolutely divine!

A fun play on spaghetti and meatballs turns pasta and meat into melon and cheese -- it's sweet, savory and absolutely divine!My boys (10 & 12), like to watch Food Network Star. So we all watch and it's become one of our "family shows."  :-) Do you watch?The idea for this unique, delicious recipe came to me … [Read more...]

Spicy Quinoa Pesto Bites Recipe

Spicy Quinoa Pesto Bites Recipe | cookingontheweekends.com

As you know, if you've been following my recipes for a while, I always try to use the freshest, healthiest ingredients whenever possible.  I taste and experiment with new healthy foods all the time, but they must also be delicious for me to want to cook with them.  Fortunately hundreds of healthy foods are incredibly … [Read more...]

Heirloom Apple Salad Recipe, Starring the Pink Pearl

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Have you ever opened a beautifully wrapped gift to find something so stunning, and so unexpected inside, that it takes your breath away?This is exactly the experience I had first time I cut into a Pink Pearl heirloom apple.Pale yellow with a subtle rosy hue on the outside, you wouldn't suspect the deep, vibrant … [Read more...]

Lemon Caper Pesto Recipe

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It was a typical summer day for my boys and me.For my boys, there was a lot of Lego building, a lot of art, and a brief dip in the pool down the road.For me, there was a lot of Lego clean-up, a lot of cleaning art detritus, a brief dip in the pool down the road -- and slipping in and out of the kitchen to  … [Read more...]