tropical banana slaw

tropicalslaw

We absolutely adore this creamy, sweet slaw as part of our Easter celebration every year. The creaminess of the bananas and the crunch from the macadamias make this tropical treat extra special. This is sooooo good with honey baked ham! 10 oz. coleslaw blend (approximately 4 heaping cups shredded cabbage) 1 cup shredded carrot 1…

toasted bread & chocolate

toastedchocbread

Bread and chocolate are two of my favorite things to eat. I love my bread super fresh, crusty and buttery on the outside with a soft chewy crumb interior. And I like my chocolate to be Belgian. My dear friend, Dolores, travels to Belgium once a year and sweetly sends me a chocolate care package…

dilly potato salad

dillypotato

Who doesn’t love a scoop of yummy potato salad with fried chicken or grilled steak in the spring and summer? We adore the old, traditional, tried and true potato salad that we’ve been making forever, but we’re having fun creating healthier versions that are equally delicious. There are so many different possibilities for potato salad.…

{just like benihana’s} ginger salad dressing

benihanadressing

If you’ve ever been to Benihana Teppanyaki Japanese Restaurant, you’ve probably had this amazing salad dressing at some point. It’s wonderful on a simple tossed salad or as a dipping sauce for steamed veggies and grilled meats. We even like it as a sandwich spread! 1/2 cup minced yellow onion 1/2 cup peanut oil 1/3…

bombshell borscht

borscht

This is one of those recipes that has made me rethink health food. I use to think healthy food meant boring, bland and unsatisfying. This gorgeous soup is bright, flavorful, and absolutely filling. That big dollop of greek yogurt gives this dish a protein boost without fat or meat so it’s the perfect entree to…