Grilled Flank Steak Salad

This recipe is the perfect solution for the leftover meat next time you grill flank steak! Don’t you just LOVE a perfectly grilled, juicy flank steak? I could easily eat it once a week! One of my favorite things about making a flank steak is that there are always ample leftovers, and it tastes even better on day two! So I typically make stir fry, fajitas or a delicious salad the day after. This particular salad recipe is hands-down my fave because I {Read More}

Super Yummy Jalapeno Cilantro Cole Slaw

I’m all about tasty, healthy salads all summer long. I love combining flavors and textures. I don’t know about you, but I usually prefer old favorites with some twist to them like this one. Keeps things more interesting! Plus it’s easier to create meals that are good for you. BTW, if you want to watch me make this, check out this Periscope replay on! This Jalapeño Cilantro Cole Slaw recipe is a twist on the old favorite — light and refreshing (no mayo) {Read More}

Spicy, Grilled, Watermelon, Jicama, and Cucumber Salad

I’m such a salad fan. Especially salads that are different. Today’s recipe certainly fits the bill! Spicy, Grilled, Watermelon, Jicama and Cucumber Salad. It’s the perfect blend of sweet, spicy and refreshing for summer. And Lord knows, I certainly need refreshing during the day here in the desert. We see triple digits before 9:30 a.m. many days in the summer! INGREDIENTS Salad: 1 seedless watermelon olive oil  1 cup jicama, peeled and diced 1 cup cucumber, thinly sliced 1/2 cup {Read More}

Fresh & Healthy Guacamole

What better way to celebrate Cinco de Mayo than with fresh and healthy guacamole and an ice cold Corona? Living in San Antonio for 13 years gave me ample opportunities to taste some of the best guacamole you’ll ever find (my favorite is the tableside guacamole at Sazo’s at the San Antonio Marriott Rivercenter). I’ve spend years perfecting my own version to share with you today!   This year I’m subbing in a super healthy alternative to tortilla chips. It’s my {Read More}

Southwestern Chopped Salad with a Kick!

I love the Spring! Especially all the amazing produce that starts flooding into the farmers market and the local grocery stores. We tend to eat a bit lighter in the Spring than we do in the Winter, perhaps because of those veggies and that we love to grill outside when the evenings are warm. Last night, I put together one of my favorite salads I’ve been making for years, my Southwestern Chopped Salad with a Kick. Not only is it light and {Read More}

Kale Salad with Chickpeas and Sun-Dried Tomatoes

Kale Salad. Why haven’t I been making it for years? I put kale in my smoothies. I order kale salad at restaurants. Today I set out to make my own kale salad for the first time, and it is YUMMY! Plus it is super healthy, easy to make, and a nice alternative to the typical salads I eat. So today I bring you my version of the kale salad, which features chickpeas, sun-dried tomatoes and a lemon vinaigrette with a bit of {Read More}