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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…

  • Fire Roasted Salsa Negra (black salsa)

    Fire Roasted Salsa Negra ~ this intense Mexican black salsa is made with roasted tomatoes and peppers for a deep dark color and a gutsy flavor.  Caution, this recipe involves playing…

  • Guacamole Bruschetta Bar

    A guacamole Bruschetta Bar is an easy appetizer or a healthy light meal for a crowd ~ and admit it, you’ve always wanted to eat avocado toast for dinner!…

  • 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…

  • Grilled Salmon Tacos with Cilantro Crema

    Grilled Salmon Tacos with cilantro crema

    Grilled Salmon Tacos with cilantro crema ~ this casual meal makes life so easy, just set out the tortillas and the fixings, and let people have at it.  Everything can be…

  • Beef and Broccoli Noodle Bowls

    Beef and Broccoli Noodle Bowls ~ these lightning fast stir fry bowls are so vibrant and full of flavor you’d never guess it’s a 30-minute meal!…

  • Asparagus Salad with Mimosa Vinaigrette

    Asparagus Salad with Mimosa Vinaigrette ~ this healthy salad is simple enough for every day, but elegant enough for entertaining, or a romantic date night in.…

  • Grilled Chicken Greek Salad

    Grilled Chicken Greek Salad

    Grilled Chicken Greek Salad ~ if you love a great main course salad then try this healthy 30 minute meal made with lean grilled chicken breast!  It’s a light, low carb,…

  • Salmon with Pineapple Jalapeno Salsa

    Salmon with Pineapple Jalapeno Salsa ~ this is a healthy light meal for a warm night, and the spicy fruit salsa can double as an appetizer ~ just add chips and…

  • 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…

  • 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!…

  • Thai Beef Salad, a tangy and spicy salad made with sliced steak, fresh herbs, and a spicy garlic and ginger dressing ~ theviewfromgreatisland.com

    Thai Beef Salad

    Thai Beef Salad ~ it’s in a league all by itself, with ribbons of rare steak, tons of fresh herbs like basil, mint, and cilantro, feathery slices of red onion, crunchy…

  • Slow Cooker Weeknight Pho is a quick and easy version of a fabulous Vietnamese noodle bowl!

    Easy Slow Cooker Pho Recipe

    Slow Cooker Pho ~ this slurp-able Vietnamese noodle soup is world famous for its richly flavored broth that simmers all-day.  With my easy crock pot recipe you can enjoy pho any…

  • Winter Weight Loss Soup is colorful, delicious, and effective! ~ theviewfromgreatisland.com

    Weight Loss Soup Recipe

     This revitalizing weight loss soup is satisfying and delicious.  I don’t know where I’d be without it ~ probably a few pounds heavier, that’s for sure! *This post is in partnership…

  • 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…

  • Tangerine Poppy Seed Pound Cake

    My Tangerine Poppy Seed Pound Cake is an easy loaf cake bursting with citrus flavor and crunchy poppy seeds ~ and just when you thought winter had nothing fresh to offer!…

  • Broccoli and Cheddar Cheese Chowder

    Creamy Broccoli and Cheddar Cheese Chowder is comfort food at its finest…made from scratch quickly and easily in 30 minutes.…

  • How to Make Homemade Bread Crumbs ~ theviewfromgreatisland.com

    How to Make Homemade Bread Crumbs

    How to Make Homemade Bread Crumbs quickly and easily from any type of bread ~ fresh or dry, seasoned or unseasoned, whole grain, gluten free, even from crackers.  I’ll show you…

  • 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,…

  • Chicken Salad with Poppy Seed Mayo ~ theviewfromgreatisland.com

    Chicken Salad with Poppy Seed Mayonnaise

    Chicken Salad with Poppy Seed Mayonnaise is an unexpected delight — everybody is going to beg for the recipe for this fun twist on a lunchtime classic, and the mayo is…

  • 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…

  • Greek Meatballs in a luxurious tangy lemon sauce

    Greek Meatballs in Lemon Sauce

    Greek Meatballs in Lemon Sauce is the ideal spring supper — the herbed meatballs are satisfying but light in texture, and the pale yellow sauce is tangy, silky, and utterly luxurious…

  • pomegranate seeds

    10 Things to do with a Pomegranate

    10 Things to do with a Pomegranate ~  pomegranate recipes, tips, and tricks, to making the most of this beautiful and healthy fall fruit! 10 Things to do with a Pomegranate…

  • Pasta Salad with salami, ham, and bacon

    Meat Lovers Pasta Salad

    Meat Lovers Pasta Salad ~ yes, real men DO eat pasta, and it’s this hearty pasta salad!   Real women love it too ;)  This meaty pasta salad will be the hit…

  • 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…

  • vietnamese summer rolls

    Spinach and Basil Summer Rolls

    Spinach and Basil Summer Rolls are light, elegant, and utterly refreshing dipped in a fresh coconut lime sauce! Yesterday’s farmers market had some beautiful Chinese spinach, a large leafy green with…

  • sunny lemon soup with chicken and couscous

    Lemon Soup with Chicken and Israeli Couscous

    Lemon Soup with Chicken and Israeli Couscous ~ this creamy lemon soup is based on the classic Greek avgolemono soup, the broth is thickened with egg yolks only, and the flavor…

  • Farfalle with Salmon, Lemon, and Peas

    This Farfalle with Salmon, Lemon, and Peas is a deliciously easy pasta recipe with chunks of tender salmon, and garden peas in a to-die-for creamy lemon sauce! This quick weeknight dinner…

  • 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…

  • Apple Spice Cake with Nutmeg Glaze

    Spiced Apple Cake

    Sometimes a photo is worth a thousand words, and that’s definitely the case with this Spiced Apple Cake recipe ~ you can clearly see the moist tender crumb, and I bet…

  • A bowl of Greek Avgolemono Soup with lemons and a spoon

    Avgolemono Soup

    Avgolemono Soup is a fabulously lemony chicken and rice soup made super creamy without any cream!  It’s classic Greek comfort food.…

  • Kung Pao Tofu in a black bowl

    Kung Pao Tofu

    Kung Pao Tofu is a zesty meatless meal that goes way beyond your favorite take-out dish!  This vegan Indian stir fry is irresistible, and elevates tofu to gourmet status.…

  • Green Cauliflower Soup with Fried Shallots

    It’s hard to resist rainbow colored cauliflower.  If I have the choice between bland white and electric green, orange, or purple, I’m going for the colors every time.  This green cauliflower…

  • 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…

  • Homemade Crème Fraîche

    Homemade Crème Fraîche ~ with just 2 ingredients you can make your own thick and creamy crème fraîche ~ no more last minute trips to the supermarket to buy one of…

  • Roasted Corn and Saffron Risotto

    Roasted Corn and Saffron Risotto ~ if you love fabulous fresh corn you’re going to love this easy vegetarian meal ~ roasting the corn brings out a depth of flavor that…

  • Spicy Pad Thai

    As the weather gets hotter, our meals get lighter, and  I can’t think of a better summer meal than pad thai.  It’s healthy, fresh, and full of texture and flavor.  It’s…

  • 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…

  • Thai Coconut Lime Soup

    Thai coconut lime soups are some of the easiest to make, this one comes together almost instantly in the time it takes for the shrimp to saute. The broth isn’t dependent…

  • The Trinidad Sour Cocktail ~ theviewfromgreatisland.com

    The Trinidad Sour Cocktail

    The Trinidad Sour Cocktail  ~ this romantic cocktail has love potion written all over it ~ with a deep crimson color and seductive flavor, this is definitely one you’ll want to…

  • Mixed Citrus Salad with Lemon Vinaigrette

    Mixed Citrus Salad with Lemon Vinaigrette ~ the perfect salad to throw together when life gives you lemons…and oranges, and tangerines, and grapefruit……

  • Pad Thai Recipe

    Pad Thai is a fragrant noodle dish that is versatile and incredibly delicious.  When you learn to make it at home you can customize it with tofu, chicken, shrimp, or meat,…

  • Chimichurri Sauce

    Chimichurri Sauce is a glorious, garlicky herb sauce meant for slathering over grilled meats.  It’s the Argentinian version of a pesto, and it’s fabulous!  Use it with chicken, fish, tacos, and…

  • Beer Battered Mushrooms with Herbed Ranch Dip

    These Beer Battered Mushrooms with Herbed Ranch Dip are crispy on the outside, and insanely juicy on the inside…they’re in my top ten appetizers of all time!…

  • Chicken Pakora with Plum Chutney

    Chicken Pakora with Plum Chutney — an authentic Indian recipe that’s been one of our favorite take out dishes.  The crispy chickpea battered chicken and vibrant plum chutney is irresistible!…

  • Coconut Chicken with Sweet Chili Dipping Sauce

    Coconut Chicken with Sweet Chili Dipping Sauce ~ this 30-minute family meal is guaranteed to be a huge success.  Serve it as an appetizer, too! Ever since my ALMOND JOY BARS…

  • Spaghetti with Roasted Garlic and Oil

    Spaghetti with Roasted Garlic and Oil is a classic Italian 30 minute meal that is healthy, full of flavor, and so satisfying.  Roasting the garlic reduces its bite, so you can…

  • Fettuccine with Mushroom Marsala

    Fettuccine with Mushroom Marsala is a simple, elegant, restaurant style pasta that’s ready in no time, so you can enjoy a gourmet meal any day of the week.…

  • New England Fish Pie

    New England Fish Pie ~ this is a classic comfort food recipe from the New England coast!…

  • Salmon and Corn Chowder

    Salmon and Corn Chowder ~ file this one under fresh, healthy, hearty, beautiful, elegant, comforting, make-ahead, family, fireside, cozy, dinner-in-a-bowl. …