Spinach Salad with Roasted Cauliflower and Bell Peppers

Here is a salad that doesn’t even require a dressing, that’s how delicious roasted cauliflower and peppers are in this spinach salad.  I roasted an entire head of cauliflower, 2 green bell peppers and 1 small onion for the salad, that’s a lot of veggies!  Then I tossed the roasted veggies with baby spinach and … Continue reading Spinach Salad with Roasted Cauliflower and Bell Peppers

Baby Spinach, Persimmon & Quinoa Salad

Baby Spinach, Persimmon & Quinoa Salad is a dish that our friend Van brought to our mutual friends Dave and Rose’s dinner gathering that I absolutely couldn’t get enough of. I must have had two to three plate full’s of this salad. I liked it so much that I wanted to ask Van for her … Continue reading Baby Spinach, Persimmon & Quinoa Salad

Christmas Dinner with Friends 2018

Merry Christmas! May the joy of Christmas fill your home with love, laughter, friends and family 🎄🎅. Ours Christmas day was spent with just us and close family friends who came over for a simple vegetarian Christmas Dinner.  An evening with family, good friends, and good food – we couldn’t ask for a more relaxing … Continue reading Christmas Dinner with Friends 2018

Orange Dijon Vinaigrette

Orange Dijon Vinaigrette is a recipe I collected from my friend Deb whom I recently saw at a holiday luncheon where she had brought an arugula and spinach salad with persimmons, orange, and pomegranate for our lunch soiree.  This salad tasted outstanding! Not only was the combination of salad greens and fruit perfect, the dressing made … Continue reading Orange Dijon Vinaigrette

Bitter Veggies, Beets and Brownies Birthday Dinner. A Menu Worth Replicating

It was Hitesh’s birthday last weekend and the kids and I were debating if we should make reservations at a nice restaurant for this occasion, but the girls pointed out that Dad will be coming back from a long week’s business trip and they assumed he would want to relax at home on his birthday … Continue reading Bitter Veggies, Beets and Brownies Birthday Dinner. A Menu Worth Replicating