Tag Archive | "tomatoes"

Soy-Ginger Chicken Quinoa Wraps

Tuesday, September 10, 2013


I have recently found that quinoa is a great addition to my back-to-school repertoire because these soy-ginger quinoa salad wraps, for example, can be made in advance and stored in the refrigerator, ready to go for lunches, after-school snacks, and busy weeknight dinners.

Zucchini & Tomato Gratin

Monday, September 24, 2012


I love how simple the ingredient list is for this zucchini & tomato gratin. And unlike most gratins, this healthy rendition is devoid of cream or butter, solely featuring the veggies with a small amount of cheese.


Tuesday, September 11, 2012


This chilled vegetable soup is the perfect light and refreshing meal or side dish during the heat of summer and a great way to use up tomatoes and cucumbers from your garden or market.

Mexican Caprese Salad

Friday, July 27, 2012


This fusion of Mexican and Italian cuisines was inspired by the Italian Caprese salad. Tomatoes are still the base of this stacked salad but I have traded out the other ingredients {mozzarella cheese, basil and balsamic vinaigrette} for their south-of-the-border counterparts that my family loves so much.

Chicken and Artichoke Tortellini Salad

Tuesday, July 26, 2011


This chicken and artichoke tortellini salad is quick to make and yummy served warm or chilled. You can mix up the ingredients based on the veggies and spices that you have on hand.

Salmon Pasta

Monday, July 11, 2011

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This pasta dish is a great way to turn leftover salmon into a new meal. Plus, since the salmon is in small flakes and tossed with a lot of other ingredients, it is a sneaky way to get your family to stock up on heart-healthy omega-3's.

Love Apples

Sunday, February 13, 2011


Love Apples, otherwise known as tomatoes, were once believed to have aphrodisiac powers and were called pommes d'amour in French (literally, apples of love). It is a fitting name for a rich and creamy Valentine's Day side dish.

Fish Tikka Masala

Wednesday, October 20, 2010


My family loves our lighter chicken tikka masala sauce so much that we decided to make the Indian curry dish with fish instead of chicken. I knew it was a successful meal when my son devoured the fish just as quickly as he does the chicken.

Eggplant Tomato Stacks

Tuesday, June 15, 2010

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These eggplant tomato stacks make a refreshing appetizer or side dish and are perfect for a summer meal. They are easy to make and if you are lucky enough to have garden-fresh eggplants and tomatoes, they taste even better.

Cucumber Tomato Salad

Sunday, May 16, 2010


This salad is light, refreshing and easy to make. It's also great the next day so you can make it in advance.

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