Cuban Salad

Cuban Salad

So for a lighter side I bring you the Cuban Salad with the flavors of lime and honey. Salad 4 medium tomatoes (such as Campari®), cut into wedges 2 heads romaine or iceberg lettuce, chopped 2 medium avocados - peeled, pitted, and cubed 1 medium red onion, halved and thinly sliced ½ (15.5 ounce) can black beans, rinsed and drained Dressing 1 teaspoon honey 1/4 C fresh [...]

End of Summer Panzanella

End of Summer Panzanella

1/2 cup olive oil, plus more for drizzling 1/4 cup white balsamic vinegar 2 small cloves garlic, minced 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper 1 pint multicolored cherry tomatoes, halved (about 10 ounces) 1 medium zucchini (about 8 ounces) 1 medium yellow summer squash (about 8 ounces) 2 ears of [...]

National Mango Day : Mango , Avocado and Grilled Chicken Salad

National Mango Day : Mango , Avocado and Grilled Chicken Salad

1 cup herb & garlic chicken marinade, or Italian dressing4 boneless skinless chicken breasts½ cup cashews¼ cup extra virgin olive oil8 cup mixed spring greens1 papaya or mango peeled and diced1 avocado peeled and cubed1 red bell pepper diced Pour ¾ cup of marinade over the chicken breasts and marinate in the refrigerator for 30 minutes.Meanwhile, toast the cashews by cooking them in a non-stick skillet, over medium-high heat, shaking [...]

Cajun Fried Chicken Salad :

Cajun Fried Chicken Salad :

Happy Fried Chicken Day ! Today on my blog I am featuring a Summer salad with Crispy Cajun Fried Chicken strips ! So enjoy this recipe : Chicken Strips 1 small boneless skinless Chicken Breast,1 egg (beaten) ½ cup all-purpose flour3 Tablespoons  bread crumbs or panko¾ teaspoon  cajon seasoning ¼ teaspoon paprika½ teaspoon black pepper1 cup vegetable oil, or canola ( for frying ) Take your chicken pieces [...]

Food Blog : Marinated Vegetables

Food Blog : Marinated Vegetables

Welcome to my Wednesday Food blog edition. Today's recipe is a family favorite during the Summer when the vegtables are coming in fresh from the Garden. I just got a load of veggies from a friend and I am making a batch for tonight. 2 C broccoli florets2 C Cauliflowers pieces 1 Cucumber slices 1 [...]

Lisa Food Blog: Hummus Salad Wrap

Lisa Food Blog: Hummus Salad Wrap

Good Morning and Welcome to ny Wednesday Food Blog. Today as the temperature rises in South Louisiana in the 90's it's all about Salad. 4 large flour tortillas1 cup  hummus ½ large cucumber2 small roma tomatoes sliced avocado sliced into thin slices yellow bell pepper sliced into thin slices small carrot julienned1 cup mixed salad greens Warm up the tortillas in a microwave for 8-10 seconds.Spread about 4 tablespoons of hummusLayer the [...]

Sunday Dinner : Sensation Salad

Sunday Dinner  : Sensation Salad

Welcome to my Table this Sunday. In September of last year I lost my Mother- to celebrate her life I am sharing some of my Mom's Favorite eats either at home or in restraints. And in this case after eating this Salad out -she came home and made it for friends and family to enjoy... [...]

Holiday Weekend

Holiday Weekend

Happy 4th of July weekend to you if you are in the USA! It's a gorgeous outside but most official celebrations have been canceled this weekend. But I am outside in the garden enjoying the Summer weather .... It's all about the Cucumber today in my garden spot; Growing cucumbers in pots allows you to start [...]

Stress Busting Recipe :

Stress Busting Recipe :

Stressing out this week ? Try this quick dinner or lunch recipe! Stress-busting foods When work deadlines begin piling up and your social calendar is booked, the last thing you want to hear is to steer clear of the vending machine. Who has time for healthy eating? But when it comes to combating stress levels, [...]