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Panzanella Bread Salad

It’s the weekend—almost. It’s Friday and that is enough for me to raise a glass. Is it going to be one of those jam-packed weekends with tons to do or a lazy one? I think my weekend is going to be a mix, which is good because I’ve had too many super busy weekends since we moved. Whatever kind of weekend it is, I highly recommend finding a bit of time to make Panzanella Bread Salad.

It is a carbo-lover’s dream. ♥ Lately, I have been all too into my carbs. Like this pizza that I made (as seen on Instagram) on Wednesday. Ohhh and this huge Italian dinner I went to at John’s of 12th Street—an NYC institution (so I’ve heard). They serve some seriously good meatballs.

I can’t seem to get enough Italian food I guess—and this panzanella salad is no exception. The basics: It’s a traditional Tuscan salad made with stale bread soaked in tomatoes, olive oil, and includes other summer ingredients.


By |August 21st, 2015|Healthy, Quick and Easy, Salads, Side Dishes, Summer Recipes|0 Comments

Crispy Zucchini Fritters with Lemon and Basil

Summer is almost over and I’m not ready for pumpkin-spiced everrrythinggg. With the move back to NYC and getting organized, I didn’t have much time to enjoy lazy summer beach days or picnics in the park. But there are a few weeks left. And I think these Crispy Zucchini Fritters can make summer last a little bit longer.

So, about these CRISPY fritters. Don’t tell me I’m alone here, but does anyone else love the crispy edges of roasted potatoes or the buttery, crusty rim of a fresh pancake? yummm—you know what I’m talking about. These fritters have all the crispy edges and crusts you could possibly want.


By |August 17th, 2015|Appetizers, Side Dishes, Summer Recipes|0 Comments

5-Minute Watermelon Cooler

I posted this on Instagram last week and have been surprised by its popularity. The color is entrancing and the taste is like pure summer. Can summer have a flavor? If so—this Watermelon Cooler is it.

Picking out a good watermelon is like hoping you get the gooey caramel-filled truffle in a box of chocolates. They all look the same. And sometimes you end up with the marzipan filling.

And that was the case with this watermelon. It wasn’t sweet and juicy, but a bit mealy. Turns out, that is the best kind of watermelon for juicing.


Roasted Summer Vegetable Pasta

A simple summer dinner is best with seasonal vegetables. And this Roasted Summer Vegetable Pasta is fresh and light with beautiful summer color.


By |July 30th, 2015|Healthy, Main Courses, Summer Recipes|0 Comments

5 Healthy Summer Dinner Recipes in 30 Minutes

Ready, set, go have more fun in the sun. Because these –> easy and healthy summer dinner recipes win the weeknight gold with a time of just 30 minutes.


By |July 25th, 2015|Healthy, Main Courses, Quick and Easy, Summer Recipes|0 Comments

Orzo Pasta Salad

I am summer lovin’ this Orzo Pasta Salad right now filled with fresh summer vegetables and herbs.


By |July 15th, 2015|Healthy, Quick and Easy, Salads, Side Dishes, Summer Recipes|0 Comments

Frozen Dark Chocolate Banana Peanut Butter Cups

What do you get when you combine two classic treats? Frozen Dark Chocolate Banana Peanut Butter Cups.


By |June 17th, 2015|Dessert, Healthy, Spring Recipes, Summer Recipes|0 Comments