Peach, Basil & Goat Cheese Quinoa Salad

Peach, Basil & Goat Cheese Quinoa Salad

Summer is in full swing, and I got the bug to make a batch of summery food this week.  It all culminated into one productive morning with a lot of over ripe peaches that were left in our fridge when we had to unexpectedly make another trip to Florida two weeks ago for my grandmother’s funeral. […]

Strawberry Thai Chicken Salad

Strawberry Thai Chicken Salad

This salad is so diverse in flavor that I debated for a long time on what to call it.  It has chicken, strawberries, balsamic vinegar salad dressing, basil and coconut cashews.  It’s kind of like an Italian-meets-Thai salad.  I know that sounds a little weird, but it’s so good that I found myself trying to […]

French Onion Soup and Baby Green Salad

French Onion Soup and Baby Green Salad

  I had some leftover au jus in the freezer from a french dip sandwich recipe.  I decided to make French Onion Soup, a small salad and some crusty bread. I started by sautéing 3 sliced onions in a pot with some olive oil. Then I added 2 cloves of minced garlic and dried thyme. […]