2 posts from month 07/2015

Tomato Cucumber Avocado Salad with Creamy Pesto

This one is for all my cross fit, marathon running, barre tucking, super fit healthy, amazing friends out there.  You know who you are!  This salad is the epitome of clean eating without giving up any bit of flavor.  I used organic cherry tomatoes at the peak of the season, which really is the basis for the burst of flavor you'll experience in every bite.  The addition of garbanzo beans, which I happen to love, adds protein and makes this different ... Continue Reading

Crispy Prosciutto and Parmesan Pearl Couscous

"I didn't mean to eat the whole thing."  That might just be your guilty response when you taste this yummy couscous .   And the entire dish took no more than 20 minutes to make, including crisping the prosciutto. I love risotto, which is a short grain, starchy rice that is slowly cooked with wine and chicken stock and then loaded with parmesan and butter -  but this Pearl couscous (also known as Israeli couscous) is a great alternative for a ... Continue Reading