Side Dish

Char-Grilled Romaine Lettuce with Lemon Vinaigrette

Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Share on pinterest Char-grilled romaine lettuce is perfect for summer grilling season. It’s light, crisp, and the lemon vinaigrette gives it such a clean, zesty flavor. You won’t be disappointed with this one! Ingredients 4 romain lettuce1/4 cup Black Pepper olive oil, plus some for brushing […]

Spicy Brussel Sprouts

Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Share on pinterest Ingredients Chipotle Olive Oil (can be substituted with Harissa Olive Oil)½ lb. Brussel Sprouts½ onion, chopped3 garlic cloves, mincedLemon Balsamic VinegarSalt and Pepper Directions Wash brussel sprouts in a colander. Pat dry with a paper towel. Cut brussel sprouts in half, set a […]

Homemade Salsa

Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Share on pinterest Ingredients 4 medium tomatoes1 jalapeño pepper (chopped)1/2 cup chopped green pepper2/3 cup chopped onion1 tsp. Jalapeño Balsamic Vinegar 1 tsp. salt1 tsp. crushed red pepper Directions Slice tomatoes and rough chop in food processor. Add jalapeños, green pepper, onion to food processor, rough […]

Cucumber, Tomato & Avocado Salad

Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Share on pinterest Ingredients 1 cup cherry tomatoes, sliced in half ½ onion, diced1 cup cucumber, diced2 avocados, removed from peel and diced2 oz feta cheese, leave a small portion set aside¼ cup lemon olive oil¼ cup lemon balsamic vinegarSalt and pepper Directions Combine all ingredients […]

Sesame Asparagus

Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Share on pinterest Ingredients 1 bundle fresh asparagus, trimmed 2 cloves garlic, mincedtoasted sesame oilhoney ginger balsamic vinegarSalt and Pepper Directions In a medium skillet, drizzle the toasted sesame oil around pan. Add asparagus and garlic, sauté for about 5 minutes until asparagus is cooked. Sprinkle […]

Fried Potatoes

Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Share on pinterest Ingredients 1/2 lb. redskin potatoes, into half or quarter pieces Garlic Olive Oil1 tablespoon Basil1 tablespoon Oregano1 tablespoon parsleyCoarse salt and freshly ground pepper Directions In a medium bowl add the potatoes and drizzle in the olive oil to coat the potatoes, you […]

Maple Balsamic and Bacon Vinaigrette

Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Share on pinterest Ingredients 4 tablespoons Pure Maple Balsamic Vinegar 2 Tablespoon aged red wine vinegar1 teaspoon good quality Dijon style mustard4 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil (your choice)2 tablespoon finely minced shallots1/2 teaspoon saltfreshly ground black pepper to taste4 slices center-cut bacon, cooked to a […]

Raspberry Almond Vinaigrette

Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Share on pinterest Ingredients 3 tablespoons Raspberry Balsamic 1 teaspoon lemon juice2 tablespoons Toasted Almond Oil1 teaspoon Dijon style mustard1/2 teaspoon saltfresh ground black pepper to taste Directions Place all the ingredients in to a bowl and whisk. Alternately, this can be made in a blender […]

Vegetable Risotto

Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Share on pinterest Ingredients 2 tbsp Herbs de Provence Olive Oil 1 small onion, chopped1 garlic glove, minced1 cup mushrooms, sliced2 cups fresh asparagus, chopped1 cup eggplant, chopped1 small red pepper, chopped1 cup milk¼ cup heavy cream2 cups Arborio rice5 cups vegetable stock½ cup parmesan cheese, […]

Grilled Avocado with Balsamic Drizzle

Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Share on pinterest Ingredients This quick and delicious grilling recipe is great for weeknight dinners. Not only is it super quick and easy, this side dish is fantastic when paired with steak, chicken and of course those Mexican night dinners. 4 Avocado, halved, seeded and peeledLime […]