Marinated Beet and Spinach Salad with Avocado, Feta, Walnuts and Grilled Chicken

Marinated Beet and Spinach Salad with Feta, Avocado & Walnuts

This is the take of one dressing used three different times to create this salad.   Basic Mustard and Sherry Vinaigrette 1/2 cup Olive Oil 1/3 cup Sherry Vinegar 1/4 … Continue Reading →


Eggy and Avocado Open Faced Sandwich with a Spinach and Kale Salad with Parmesan and Dijon Vinaigrette

Basic Dijon Vinaigrette and Eggy and Avocado Open Faced Sandwich…

How to make a basic Dijon Vinaigrette and putting something on the table in 15 minutes when cooking is the last thing you want to do. Continue Reading →


Frittata with Zucchini and Yellow Squash with Confetti Kale with Pecorino

Zucchini Frittata with Kale Salad

It’s been awhile…Like just over a year awhile.  Well, that happens, you know – life.  I never stopped cooking, but I started PTO, after school activities five days a week, … Continue Reading →


honeydew and cucumber salad

Honeydew or Mango and Cucumber Salad with Mint

I first made this salad a while back for my friends baby shower.  It was for her second son and since she “had” everything from baby #1, I suggested just … Continue Reading →


Green Bean Salad

Green Bean and Feta Salad with Herb Vinaigrette

Last week I served up some killer pasta with buttered tomato sauce.  It was creamy, fruity and fantastic.  Because the butter added such a richness to the sauce, the pasta … Continue Reading →


Everything but the Kitchen Sink Chopped Salad

Chopped Everything Salad with BBQ Ranch Dressing

I loved chopped salads and honestly the more items in the salad the more I like it.  It does take a considerable amount of chopping but it is well worth … Continue Reading →


Roasted Butternut Squash Salad with Apple Cider Vinaigrette - Newman Family Dinners

Roasted Butternut Squash Salad with Apple Cider and Maple Vinaigrette

I recently had an epiphany.  My friend gave me a recipe to roast brussel sprouts and then top with a Apple Cider and Brown Sugar Reduction Sauce and I said … Continue Reading →