Watermelon, Feta and Mint Salad

It’s now officially summer. Hooray! And nothing says summer quite like watermelon. Even better if it’s paired with fresh mint and feta cheese. Watermelon sounds especially refreshing, since it’s extremely hot here – and just about everywhere else right now! I’m not sure what it is about these three distinct flavors, but they just seem … Continue reading

Israeli Couscous Salad

I think that if couscous and pasta ever had a love child, it would look like Israeli couscous, which isn’t really a couscous at all but is really a pasta in the shape of large couscous. Are you confused yet? Hopefully not. Anyways, I love making this Israeli couscous salad. It’s a great side dish, … Continue reading

Melon Grape and Mint Salad

Melon, grape, and mint – what’s more refreshing than that? This salad is superbly sweet, healthy and nutritious, and extremely simple to prepare. It only requires these three main ingredients plus a little honey and lime juice. Easy peasy! Great as a side dish for lunch or to serve alongside brunch. I used a juicy … Continue reading

Roasted Butternut Squash

Butternut squash is a delicious fall essential, and it makes for an easy weekday side dish. I cubed half of a leftover butternut squash, roasted it, and mixed it with some feta cheese and fresh chopped mint. You could leave it plain (just salt and pepper), or toss the roasted squash with any favorite herbs, … Continue reading