Mini Berry Pavlovas

You know summer really begins when the 4th of July festivities kick off! From the feasting to the fireworks to the family time, Independence Day is where the party is at. The weather is beautiful this time of the year so we usually have no problems taking the celebrations outdoors with a good old-fashioned cookout. […]

Papaya Banana Smoothie

June is National Papaya Month! With the summer kicking off soon, it’s no wonder this month is dedicated to celebrating all of the wonderful things this tropical fruit has to offer. Native to Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean, papaya is enjoyed all around the world for its health benefits, versatility and of course, delicious […]

Seafood Cioppino

Father’s Day is right around the corner and what better way to celebrate that other special man in your life than with a tasty home-cooked meal? When it comes to Dad, we have much to be grateful for and this summer holiday is all about celebrating all that he’s done for us over the years. […]

Celebrate National Fresh Fruits and Vegetables Month

Celebrate National Fresh Fruits and Vegetables Month June is National Fresh Fruits and Vegetables Month and we couldn’t be more excited to celebrate! From berries to melons to chile peppers, fresh produce is plentiful and happening during these summer months. This national food holiday was enacted to encourage everyone to¬†incorporate more fruits and vegetables into […]

Panzanella Salad

With the weather warming up and the produce in peak season, it’s no wonder the month of¬†May is National Salad Month. The sunshine-filled summer days allows a little more breathing room for lighter and refreshing meals with none as popular to dine on than salads. But when we say salad, we’re not thinking of your […]

White Wine Sangria

Memorial Day weekend is right around the corner which means the start of sangria season! This bubbly, boozy libation is a favorite for summer outdoor parties, picnics and gatherings. While delicious food is always a requirement, it’s not quite a rocking Memorial Day weekend shindig without tasty beverages to enjoy on the side. And since […]

Heirloom Tomato Orzo Salad

After a much needed vacation, can you believe that the kids will be going back to school soon? It seems only like yesterday when the summer solstice had began. It’s time to bid farewell to the days of trying to keep the kids busy and hello to a much busier, bustling time of making sure […]