pasta salad

Pasta Salad with Warm Asparagus

This warm pasta salad is perfect for summer! Roasted asparagus, my creamy balsamic dressing, fresh mozzarella, tomatoes, and herbs will make this pasta salad a repeat dish all summer!

savory pies

Savory Pies with Potato and Asparagus

These mini pies are the perfect spring/summer dish! Filled with creamy potatoes, asparagus, cream cheese, cheddar, and chives, these mini pies are an elegant appetizer or meal.

Cover Girl (1944) at Old Town Music Hall

[…] it, and drove out a little early so we could explore a new restaurant before the show.  We decided on Nick’s Manhattan Beach.  Have you been? The asparagus fries and grilled artichoke at Nick’s Manhattan Beach are AMAZING! You can see MJ’s little hand is about to dig in! Nick’s was PHENOMINAL!  We started […]

grilled cheese

Double Grilled Cheese with Roasted Veggies

[…] refreshing complement to both the cream cheese and the cheddar. The finishing touch to these double grilled cheese sandwiches is the roasted veggies.  I’ve been waaaaay into asparagus lately, and decided that grilled cheese would be another delicious way to use enjoy this gorgeous vegetable.  Add some caramelized red onion and tomatoes, and you’ll […]

quinoa salad

Quinoa Salad with Croutons & Champagne Vinaigrette

[…] Crouton Salad with Champagne Vinaigrette is proof that a salad can actually have lots of delicious toppings and still be healthy.   Loaded with quinoa, chickpeas, roasted asparagus and tomatoes, homemade croutons, and my champagne vinaigrette, this salad feels like the ultimate indulgence, but it’s also incredibly filling and healthy.  I’ve already made this […]