Thanksgiving-Themed Charcuterie Board

INGREDIENTS: Cheeses: I try to always have a variety of textures and flavors! For this board, I used sharp white cheddar, an herb crusted goat cheese, and brie. A blue cheese or gouda would have been a great addition! Meats: Sliced turkey (because Thanksgiving!!) , and peppered salami Fruit: Sliced apples. Dried Vegetables: This boardContinue reading “Thanksgiving-Themed Charcuterie Board”

Greek Inspired Salad

INGREDIENTS: Spinach or whatever type of lettuce you have Falafel (I get the frozen kind from Trader Joe’s – takes 1 min in microwave to make!) Cucumber Avocado Bell peppers – 3 bite-sized peppers sliced Hummus Feta Greek salad dressing (in this one I combined the feta and dressing, and had a feta greek dressing!)Continue reading “Greek Inspired Salad”

Thai Peanut Chicken Salad

INGREDIENTS: Shredded cabbage, carrot, and lettuce mixture Kale (see tips below) Garbanzo beans (drained)- use as many as you want! 1/4 cup of quinoa (cooked) Thai peanut salad dressing (I used premade) Shredded chicken OPTIONAL: zucchini, broccoli, stir fry vegetables DIRECTIONS: If you haven’t made your quinoa, make it according to package instructions. Shred rotisserieContinue reading “Thai Peanut Chicken Salad”

Asian Chicken Salad

INGREDIENTS: 1 can of mandarin oranges- I get the one that is “light syrup” Shredded rotisserie chicken- I use about a handful for the salad 1 bag of ramen instant noodles – uncooked & seasoning packet thrown away 1 bag of “Asian style chopped salad” or if you can’t find that, anything with cabbage, carrots,Continue reading “Asian Chicken Salad”

Avocado & Goat Cheese Salad

INGREDIENTS Arugula or spinach 1 avocado Panko bread crumbs 1 egg Corn (either salsa or just canned corn) Tomato (I have used 4 cherry tomatoes or a large tomato cut in smaller pieces) Crumbled goat cheese Balsamic vinegar/glaze (I typically use both, vinegar for the salad, and glaze over the top!) OPTIONAL: chicken, shrimp DIRECTIONS:Continue reading “Avocado & Goat Cheese Salad”

Chipotle Aioli & Cilantro Jalapeño Lime Aioli

INGREDIENTS: Cilantro Jalapeño Lime Aioli 1/2 cup of cilantro 1-2 cloves of garlic 1 jalapeño 1 tablespoon of lime juice 3/4 cup of greek yogurt or mayonnaise Salt and pepper (a dash of each!) Chipotle Aioli 1 can of chipotle pepper in Adobo sauce (I found these in the Hispanic section of the grocery store)-Continue reading “Chipotle Aioli & Cilantro Jalapeño Lime Aioli”