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  • Wild Rice Bowl with Watercress and Hazelnuts

    My Wild Rice Bowl with Watercress and Hazelnuts is a quick pilaf of rice and mushrooms served warm over spicy watercress and topped with toasted hazelnuts.  This earthy gluten free vegan…

  • Easy Low Sugar Wine Jelly

    This Easy Low Sugar Wine Jelly recipe takes just minutes, and its mellow, not-too-sweet flavor enhances everything from cheese and crackers to turkey sandwiches.  Make some for yourself, then post the…

  • New England Style Shrimp Roll with chips

    New England Style Shrimp Rolls

    New England Style Shrimp Rolls ~ this is the stuff foodie memories are made of…jumbo chunks of wild caught shrimp simply tossed with mayo and lemon and then stuffed into a…

  • Steak and Tomato Salad with A.1. Vinaigrette

    Steak and Tomato Salad ~ this is steak salad like you’ve never had it before, with gorgeous chunks of ripe tomatoes and a killer steak sauce dressing, there’s only one word…

  • The ULTIMATE Guide to Deviled Eggs {50+ recipes}

    The ULTIMATE Guide to Deviled Eggs ~ is there anything better than these perfect little packages of protein packed goodness?  Here’s 50 + of the world’s best deviled eggs, with enough…

  • No Churn Pineapple Chile Sorbet

    No Churn Pineapple Chile Sorbet ~ just a few healthy ingredients and a blender make a uniquely refreshing sorbet ~ the flavor inspiration comes straight from the fruit carts of Mexico. …

  • Tropical Hot Dog Bar ~ seven exotic condiments to take your next barbecue to the tropics!

    Tropical Hot Dog Bar

    Tropical Hot Dog Bar ~ I admit it, I’m a closet hot dog lover, maybe you are too?  Today I’m sharing a slew of exotic toppings, including homemade spicy kiwi relish…

  • Cowboy Caviar ~ whether you call it Texas caviar, black bean salsa, black eyed pea salad, or Southwestern bean salad, this cross between a salsa and a salad is just plain GOOD!

    Cowboy Caviar Recipe

    Cowboy Caviar ~ whether you call it Texas caviar, black bean salsa, black-eyed pea salad, or Southwestern bean dip, this all-American cross between a salsa and a salad is just plain…

  • Japanese Pork Dumplings with Ginger and Green Onions ~ these tender potstickers are packed with flavor and make an ideal appetizer or light dinner.

    Japanese Pork Dumplings with Ginger

    Japanese Pork Dumplings with Ginger and Green Onion ~ everybody’s favorite appetizer!  These tender pot stickers are even better than the ones at your favorite restaurant, and they couldn’t be easier…

  • Carrot Soup with Ginger and Lime

    Carrot Soup with Ginger and Lime

    Carrot Soup with Ginger and Lime ~ this simple soup is like a burst of sunshine, with a bright flavor and a cheering color ~ that extra dose of beta carotene…

  • Easy Springtime RITZ Cracker Canapés ~ celebrate the return of warmer weather with a collection of colorful toppings on crisp Ritz crackers...layer them up and watch them disappear!

    Easy RITZ Cracker Canapés (Video)

    Easy RITZ Cracker Canapés ~ celebrate the return of warmer weather with a collection of colorfully topped RITZ crackers…layer them up and watch them disappear!…

  • Za'atar Spiced Cashews make the perfect holiday starter!

    21 Easy and Adorable Holiday Appetizers

    21 Easy and Adorable Holiday Appetizers ~ because sometimes we’re so preoccupied with the main course and the desserts that we forget all about the hungry hoards camping out in our…

  • Spicy Basil Pesto ~ theviewfromgreatisland.com

    Spicy Basil Pesto

    Spicy Basil Pesto ~ Serrano pepper takes the world’s freshest sauce from simple to sassy in one fell swoop ~ stir it into freshly boiled pasta, spread it over grilled fish,…

  • Basil Salad with Tomatoes is a clelbration of summer's best produce! | theviewfromgreatisland.com

    Basil Salad with Heirloom Tomatoes

    Basil Salad with Heirloom Tomatoes is a celebration of mid-summer, when the basil is going gangbusters and heirloom tomatoes are in their glory days.  This is a simple, healthy salad that…

  • Spicy Fruit Salsa is the perfect healthy accompanyment to grilled fish, meats, and chicken --- it's packed with flavor and looks so festive! | theviewfromgreatisland.com

    Spicy Fruit Salsa

    I consider salsa to be one of the basic food groups, you can’t beat it for explosive flavor and visual appeal… I crave new and exciting versions every season, and this…

  • Lemon Buttermilk Chicken Skewers

    Lemon Buttermilk Chicken Skewers

    An overnight marinade makes these lemon buttermilk chicken skewers impossibly tender, and they get a extra flavor boost from the rosemary tzatziki sauce. I’m determined to give everything a ‘skewer moment’…

  • Healthy and low fat filet of fish with blood oranges and thyme in parchment

    Fish with Blood Orange and Thyme in Parchment

    There isn’t a healthy epithet you can hurl at this Fish with Blood Orange and Thyme in Parchment that doesn’t fit — low calorie, low carb, gluten free, Paleo, low fat,…

  • grilled cherry tomato bruschetta

    Grilled Cherry Tomato Bruschetta

    It’s high summer, tomatoes are at their peak, and the grill can be fired up at a moment’s notice. Grilled Cherry Tomato Bruschetta is a deliciously easy appetizer that can double…

  • Irish Fish Cakes with a homemade Tartar Sauce

    Irish Fish Cakes with 30 Second Tartar Sauce

    Irish Fish Cakes with 30 Second Tartar Sauce ~ these are traditional, old fashioned fish cakes and they’re a great example of authentic Irish country cooking. Packed with tender flakes of…

  • ahi tuna skewers

    Ahi Tuna and Cremini Mushroom Skewers

    Ahi Tuna and Cremini Mushroom Skewers ~ if you want a quick healthy meal, look no further than these beautiful skewers  ~ they cook in a flash! I’m obsessed with skewers,…

  • Israeli Chopped Salad is a great example of the healthy vibrant cuisine of the Mediterranean

    Israeli Chopped Salad

    Israeli Chopped Salad ~ this healthy Middle Eastern chopped vegetable salad is the perfect dish for summer gatherings because there’s no mayo to spoil, and the veggies retain their crunch for…

  • diy fancy sugar cubes

    Afternoon Tea and DIY Sugar Cubes

    DIY Sugar Cubes ~ these fancy sugar cubes are surprisingly easy to make using inexpensive plastic chocolate molds, and can transform morning coffee or afternoon tea into a truly memorable occasion!…

  • Healthy baked cod with lemon and olives

    Cod with Lemon and Olives

    Cod with Lemon and Olives is a low fat and delicious 30 minute meal, full of healthy omega-3 fatty acids, and one of my favorites.  For such a simple recipe it’s…

  • grilled shrimp with pomegranate salsa is so healthy, and practically zero calories :)

    Grilled Shrimp with Pomegranate Salsa

    Grilled Shrimp with Pomegranate Salsa is a super healthy, gluten free, low carb, low calorie, Paleo meal that also happens to be beautiful and fabulous!  Oh, and did I mention it’s…

  • The All Stars of 2014

    I really love doing these posts every December. For most of the year I’m glued to my statistics, busy worrying about which post is doing well, what’s flopping, and what, if…

  • Ham and Pea Soup 4

    Ham and Pea Soup

    Hearty and vibrant Ham and Pea Soup made with fresh frozen peas will warm up the coldest night!  This comforting soup is a great way to use up leftover ham.…

  • 10 Best Packable Lunches

    Beyond the Sandwich: 10 Best Packable Lunches

    We’re a nation of sandwich eaters, and while I have nothing against them,  I just think they’re a little…boring.  I’d so much rather have real food for lunch.  Here are a…

  • Micro Caprese Salad 7

    Minimal Monday: Micro Caprese Salad

    Micro Caprese Salad ~ I planted a cute little individual caprese salad right inside a hollowed out tomato…these are an elegant presentation for a special occasion, or a healthy little lunch…

  • Steak Fajita Skewers with Cilantro Pesto

    Steak Fajita Skewers with Cilantro Pesto ~ this easy 30 minute meal is a fun way to enjoy fajitas ~ serve them on or off the skewer, with rice, couscous, or…

  • How to Eat Flowers, Edible Flowers

    25+ Ways to Put Edible Flowers on the Table

    25+ Ways to Put Edible Flowers on the Table ~ flowers are one of the joys of spring time, and they’re also back in vogue as garnishes and ingredients in all…

  • Asparagus Roasted with Blood Oranges 7

    Asparagus Roasted with Blood Oranges

    Asparagus roasted with blood oranges is a side dish that’s as easy and healthy and it is gorgeous.  I love the pretty combination of the fresh green with the blood oranges…

  • Fire Roasted Tomatillo and Corn Salsa 5

    Fire Roasted Tomatillo and Corn Salsa

    Fire Roasted Tomatillo and Corn Salsa ~ everything that goes into this zesty salsa is charred over an open flame first, so the rich, smokey flavor is infused throughout.  Enjoy it…

  • Ina Garten's Mustard Roasted Chicken 1

    Ina Garten’s Mustard Roasted Chicken

    Ina Garten’s Mustard Roasted Chicken is tender and succulent with a crunchy mustard and thyme crumb coating ~ it’s become a favorite in our house!…

  • Wild Porcini Salt Recipe

    Wild Porcini Salt Recipe ~ this simple homemade finishing salt will take so many of your recipes to the next level, it makes a great host gift, too!…

  • Corn and Cheddar Cheese Chowder

    Corn and Cheddar Cheese Chowder is a comforting cheesy soup perfect for the first chilly days of fall.  use fresh corn when in season, and frozen during the rest of the…

  • Papaya Salsa

    Papaya Salsa ~ this juicy tropical salsa is equally at home with a bag of chips as it is at the side of a great steak ~ make a big batch…

  • Pasta Salad with Tuna

    This Pasta Salad with Tuna is the classic pasta salad I grew up with, and it remains my favorite summer salad — it sounds simple, but the combination of flavors is…

  • This Strawberry Jalapeno Salsa is really really good ~ juicy strawberries are tossed with lime, cilantro and finely minced red onion, with the added kick of jalapeño. You can use it on fish, tacos, chicken, meats, or just scoop it up with chips.

    Strawberry Jalapeño Salsa

    Strawberry Jalapeño Salsa ~ juicy strawberries tossed with lime, cilantro and finely minced red onion, with the added kick of jalapeño.  Serve this healthy salsa with fish, tacos, chicken, steak, or…

  • Spring Vegetable Skewers and Saffron Couscous

    Spring Vegetable Skewers and Saffron Couscous is an easy meatless meal that comes together in less than 30 minutes! At least once a week I try to make a simple, no…

  • Roasted Tomatillo and Corn Salsa

    8 Fresh Salsas for Cinco de Mayo

    8 Fresh Salsas for Cinco de Mayo ~ celebrate the season with these fresh juicy salsas, just add friends, margaritas, and plenty of chips!…

  • Mason Jar 7 Bean Salad

    Mason Jar 7 Bean Salad ~ these healthy layered mason jar salads are the perfect grab and go lunch. Put the dressing on the bottom, and flip them over when you’re…

  • Slow Cooked Sangria Carnitas with Sopes

    Slow Cooked Sangria Carnitas with Sopes ~ I can’t wait to share this recipe with you.  The pork shoulder slow cooks in a sangria based broth and then gets piled onto…

  • Mojito Mahi Mahi with Pineapple Salsa

    Mojito Mahi Mahi with Pineapple Salsa ~ it’s Groundhog Day this weekend.  Also 48 days till the first day of spring.  53 till we visit my Dad and his wife in…

  • Minimal Monday: A Trio of Finishing Salts

    A Trio of Finishing Salts makes a super fun diy project for the holidays ~ who wouldn’t want these vibrant flavor boosters in their kitchen? Do your friends a favor, put…

  • Slow Cooked Beef Brisket Tacos

    Slow Cooked Beef Brisket Tacos ~ a super easy method for cooking authentic, fork tender Mexican style brisket for an easy weeknight meal.…

  • Mushroom, Jalapeno and Cilantro Salsa

     Mushroom, Jalapeno and Cilantro Salsa ~ this unique salsa is guaranteed to wow everybody who tries it ~ serve it with chips, or alongside anything and everything that comes off your…

  • Halibut and Saffron Soup

    Halibut and Saffron Soup ~ wine, saffron, lemon, dill and fish come together to make an unusual and fabulous soup!…

  • Chunky Cherry Tomato Salsa

    Chunky Cherry Tomato Salsa ~ this type of chunky salsa is perfect for serving with grilled fish, meats, or chicken.  It adds color, flavor, and a summery brightness to so many…

  • Habanero Peach Jam

    Habanero Peach Jam ~  This epic hot pepper jam isn’t for your morning toast, it’s for the cocktail hour — with some fluffy cream cheese and a crisp cracker,  it’s positively…

  • Atlantic Cod Cakes with Ruby Red Salsa

    We’re heading down to Florida tomorrow and I wanted to leave you with an appropriately sunny meal.  I make a version of this dinner a lot during the warm months, and…