Archive for August, 2013

Herbed Shrimp with Mango Salsa

Herbed Shrimp with Mango Salsa

Appetizers & Sides,Lunch & Dinner

I am very excited to share my new and improved recipe blog with you!  With a cleaner look and an easier way to search through recipes, I hope you enjoy the site and are inspired to cook a healthy meal for you and yours! Herbed grilled shrimp is a great start.   It has been our go-to dish for parties and picnics this summer.   The fresh herbs in this dish are perfect for summer and the mango salsa adds a juicy sweetness with a little kick from the jalapeno.   If you don't have time to make the mango salsa, the herbed shrimp are great on their own too. If you do feel up to making the salsa, the easiest…

Farmer’s Market Kale Salad

Farmer’s Market Kale Salad

Salad & Soup

  Every ingredient in this salad came from our Sunday farmer's market, except for the dressing.   This salad radiates summer.   The yellow tomatoes have the perfect sweetness.  I am not usually big on tomatoes but I was popping these into my mouth like candy.  We tried to tell the kids they were nature's version of a skittle in hopes that they would try one.   They were having nothing of it.   Big surprise. I could eat this salad everyday.   You can't help but feel healthy after a salad like this.             I am sure the Farmer’s Markets in California are going to blow me away.    In two weeks we leave Crested Butte with a little…