Put summer’s bounty of fresh herbs to good use with Rosemary Basil Pecan Pesto – an easy and affordable alternative to store-bought pesto. Toss with pasta, spread on sandwiches, or use as a sauce on pizza.. the possibilities are endless!
Chances are, you’ve probably heard by now that pesto can be a great way to use up an abundance of basil before it goes bad. Perhaps you even consider yourself a seasoned veteran when it comes to homemade pesto. But did you know that this traditional Italian sauce can be a great way to use up other fresh herbs, as well?
The idea for this Rosemary Basil Pecan Pesto first came about in an effort to tame the herb
garden jungle that is quickly taking over the balcony of our apartment. While I’ve been doing my best to incorporate as many fresh herbs into dishes as possible, there are not enough caprese salads in the world that can handle the amount of basil that we currently have (alright, slight exaggeration, but you get the point). (more…)
Take a break from traditional salads with this refreshing Cauliflower Chickpea Tabbouleh. A quick and easy no-cook dish that’s perfect for feeding a crowd!
Over the past few years, I’ve sat back and watched as cauliflower went from being the last item left on the veggie platter to the star of the produce section. As a dietitian, witnessing this dramatic transformation has been like watching a child struggle through the awkward teenage years and finally come out on the other side as a beautiful, confident young adult. I couldn’t be prouder of how far my little cruciferous veggie has come! (more…)
Ever feel like you’re on a wild goose chase to find the perfect potluck dish? Save yourself hours of endless Pinterest scrolling and choose from one of these 30 food blogger favorites! After all, who knows food better than food bloggers?!
It’s the most wonderful time of the year…
Yes, it’s almost summer… but more importantly it’s almost POTLUCK SEASON.
Okay, fine, so potlucks don’t technically have a “season”.. but if they did, it would be summer. From pool parties and backyard BBQ’s to tailgates and bonfires, there’s certainly no shortage of food-centric get-togethers this time of year. And with so many gatherings, you’re bound find yourself being asked to contribute a dish to pass at one point or another. But with millions of recipes floating around out there… how do you possibly choose?! (more…)
August is National Peach Month! Pay tribute to the summertime staple with this protein-packed Caramelized Peach & Goat Cheese Salad…
Do you have a favorite season? For me, it’s always been summer. There is just something about this season that fills my heart with allllll the warm fuzzies (although it’s possible that the 90+ degree heat may also have something to do with that…) (more…)