• Featured,  Mexican,  Recipe's,  Salads,  Veggies

    Roasted Corn And Black Bean Salad

    This Roasted Corn and Black Bean Salad is like a fiesta in a bowl. Bursting with flavors of roasted corn, black beans, roasted veggies and sweet ripe tomatoes tossed in a tangy lime dressing. Cinco De Mayo is only a couple of days away. That means yummy Mexican food and Margaritas to celebrate! I created this salad as a side dish to go along with tacos and other Mexican fare but it can easily be served on it’s own as a light meal. The salad, itself, looks like a fiesta in a bowl. And is a light and refreshing change from the more traditional beans and rice. I roasted the…

  • Warm Green Bean and Fingerling Potato Salad
    Recipe's,  Salads,  Veggies

    Warm Green Bean and Fingerling Potato Salad with Caramelized Shallots and Crispy Bacon

    This Warm Green Bean and Fingerling Potato Salad With Caramelized Shallots and Crispy Bacon is the perfect way to transition into spring. I just love spring! Flowers are blooming, the sun is shining, the air smells fresh from a recent spring shower. And the farmers markets and produce stands are coming back from their winter hibernation. The produce aisles are abundant with fresh asparagus and crisp green beans. There are baby carrots in a multitude of colors and cute little fingerling potatoes. I load my basket with the potatoes in colors of red and gold, fresh green beans and some beautiful purple shallots. Then grab a bottle of Pinot Gris…

  • Casseroles,  Recipe's,  Veggies

    Roasted Vegetable Lasagna

    Roasted Vegetable Lasagna is the perfect way to get those vegetables in. And it is so hearty and good, you won’t miss the meat! I always have the greatest of intentions to eat more vegetables. I mean, I really do love vegetables. So why is it so difficult to get those suckers on to the plate?? I don’t know how many times that I have gone to the store and bought a whole bunch vegetables, put them in that bottom drawer of the refrigerator, only to be completely forgotten. I think that it must be that bottom drawer. Once you close that baby, those vegetables go off into the abyss,…