It’s here! It’s here! It’s here! Summer that is. Wonderful, glorious, sunny, warm (ish) summer is finally here. Ryan and I decided to celebrate our first 75 degree day of the year by eating dinner outside on our patio. Our meal of choice? This grilled steak salad with mushrooms, caramelized onions and a tangy dijon vinaigrette. Hello summer. Where have you been?
Is it just me or are there more and more lettuces and other greens at the grocery store lately? There are so many to choose from and at my grocery store they have a wide variety of organic pre-washed and ready to eat lettuce which cuts down on prep time for me. For this salad I went with simple baby spinach (always a favorite) and baby romaine. You could choose which ever greens that you like. I bet that peppery arugula would be wonderful.
A cool refreshing drink with green tea, mint, fresh blackberries and homemade lemonade.
A perfectly grilled pork chop topped with a spicy hatch chile pico de gallo.
Earthy cremini mushrooms stuffed with mozzarella, tomatoes and basil and then grilled to perfection.
Grilled chicken with a sticky, sweet hoisin glaze.
Chicken fingers marinated in Parmesan ranch dressing, dredged in Parmesan bread crumbs and baked until golden. Perfect for weeknight meals!
A sweet and salty snack loaded with popcorn, peanut butter cups, marshmallows and graham cereal.
My name is Des. I’m a Mom to Kellan and Preston. Wife to Ryan. Dog mom to Pumpkin and lover of all things food. Whether it is cooking it, eating it, shopping for it or watching TV about it, food is one of my favorite things. Read more »
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