Spring Salad & Strawberry Balsamic Vinaigrette

💐Spring, glorious spring!  Spring means that the farmers’ markets have amazing strawberries – juicy, sweet, and red all the way through.  🍓 So why not throw them on a salad?  And for a counterpoint, how about – don’t freak out now – caramelized onions?  And for a bit of acidity, a strawberry balsamic vinaigrette? If you have … Continue reading Spring Salad & Strawberry Balsamic Vinaigrette

Shrimp Scampi

Lemon, garlic, shallots, olive oil… these flavors play so nicely together. Throw some plump, succulent shrimp in there, and voilà!  Dinner that is bright, flavorful and good for  you.  Scampi does not need butter and wine to taste good.  (I know.  It would be great to have those things, but we’re trying to heal, yeah?)  You … Continue reading Shrimp Scampi

Cow in a Nest

Every family has recipes that play on repeat in their house.  This is one of those in our house, frequently requested by the picky teenager.  I was at a loss for what to call it.  It’s not really a sauce, or a ragu.  I had a fancier name for this recipe, but my family started … Continue reading Cow in a Nest

AIP Chicken Tenders

If you’ve ever missed fast food, or you are dreaming of picnics now that it’s spring, or you have children, here’s one for you.  Chicken tenders!  These are crunchy, thanks to plantain chips in the breading.  Sure, it won’t be exactly like KFC, but it will be much, much healthier.  For dipping, I’ve made an … Continue reading AIP Chicken Tenders