Raspberry Crumb Bars

Raspberry Crumb Bars

I’m a big fan of Ina Garten, the Barefoot Contessa.  Her recipes are always delicious and straight forward to make.  Nothing too fussy or complicated.  Just the way I like to cook.  This recipe comes from her “Barefoot Contessa: Foolproof” cookbook.  The only addition I made was adding fresh raspberries to the mix.  This is the first time I’ve madeContinue Reading

Mediterranean Quinoa Salad

Mediterranean Quinoa Salad

I love a big salad for lunch.  One that includes grains, vegetables, seeds or nuts and a little cheese.  This mediterranean quinoa salad is a perfect example.  It doesn’t take long to make.  While the quinoa cooks, chop your vegetables and then toss everything with a vinaigrette.  The artichokes and olives give it a mediterranean flair.  The red pepper, celeryContinue Reading

Fresh Mozzarella and Tomato Salad

Mozzarella and Tomato Salad

Sometimes simple is better.  This salad is a perfect example.  Take two ingredients, toss with dressing and you’ve got something absolutely delicious. Fresh, creamy mozzarella and crisp, juicy cherry tomatoes are a perfect combination.  Add a red wine vinegar dressing with the bite of a little bit of garlic.  Toss with some minced fresh parsley and you have a great,Continue Reading