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Strawberry Salad with Pine Nuts & Yogurt Balsamic Dressing

I incorporate strawberries all year round in my cooking regime. But in the summer they are abundant… at the farm stands, on menus to inspire, and as a special in the markets. When I saw these local strawberries I knew these were going to be showcased on this page–in some sort of salad. This salad combines simple local produce with the texture of the toasted pine nuts whipped up in a simple tangy creamy dressing. Soak up strawberry season!   Ingredients: Boston... Read More

Chopped Greek Salad

When I am not feeling anything on a menu and I spot a Greek salad, I order it. The salad I compose the most at home is a Greek salad. When I take a road trip and want something satisfying to eat but don’t feel like being completely debaucherous, I seek out a local “House of Pizza” for a Greek salad. So, it’s my go to dish; I would even call it one of my comfort foods. And sometimes I like to just change it up and chop it… Simple... Read More

Wheat Berry Feta Salad

*This is part of my Bourne living series, which promotes healthy ways to eat while pregnant!* Lately I am really loving wheat berries. Wheat berries are the whole grain form of wheat, prior to any processing. This substantial grain exudes a chewy texture which always makes a great base for a salad. And there are unlimited flavor combinations to create. My colorful bowl was decked out with vegetables, fruit, citrus, herbs and tangy feta. This healthy... Read More