grilling

Lightened-Up Esquites {Mexican Street Corn Salad}

Take traditional Esquites Mexican street corn salad for a healthier spin with this lightened up version made with low-fat Greek yogurt. The perfect party food paired with tortilla chips or side dish for your next Taco Tuesday! I was compensated for writing the original article, “Sweet Summer Corn,” and developing the recipe found in the August 2016 issue of Today’s Dietitian. I was not compensated for sharing the column or magazine with readers on my blog. All opinions are my own. C… read more »

Summer Steak Salad with Champagne-Shallot Vinaigrette {Recipe}

Umami-rich grilled flank steak tops a bed of baby spinach, crisp green beans, and sweet strawberries in this light summer salad drizzled with a sparkling, tangy Champagne shallot vinaigrette. I was compensated for writing the original article, “Beef Days of Summer,” and developing the recipe found in the July 2016 issue of Today’s Dietitian. I was not compensated for sharing the column or magazine with readers on my blog. All opinions are my own. The past few weeks have been brutally ho… read more »

Grilled Stone Fruit with Honey Lemon Yogurt Sauce {Recipe}

Sweet and juicy stone fruits get caramelized on the grill, making for a naturally delicious, low-calorie, and gluten-free end to your summer BBQ. Serve with a creamy sweet and tangy Greek yogurt sauce. I was compensated for writing the original article, “Summer Stone Fruit,” and developing the recipe found in the June 2016 issue of Today’s Dietitian. I was not compensated for sharing the column or magazine with readers on my blog. All opinions are my own. There’s a lot I love about… read more »

Grilled Fresh Salmon Burgers {Recipe}

Quick and easy grilled fresh salmon burgers are full of flavor and nutrition. A great alternative to classic beef burgers for your summer barbecue! Five years ago I joined a new recipe challenge group called The Recipe ReDux and shared my salmon burger recipe in my inaugural post. Five years later The Recipe ReDux is bigger than ever and my involvement in the group has led me to work harder on improving my recipes and my food photography, meet amazing colleagues and healthy food bloggers, and grow my br… read more »

Grilled Avocados Stuffed with Corn & Black Bean Salsa {Recipe ReDux}

Grilled avocados are stuffed with a light and fresh mixture of corn, black beans, and tomatoes in this elegant yet simple appetizer, side dish, or vegan entrée. I am so happy that grilling season is here! It took quite some time for spring to join us here in New York, but the season has arrived and with it all the delicious spring produce, beautiful spring flowers, and the lovely sunny days that aren’t too hot and are just right to be outside if you want to grill yourself some lunch. Ok, it’s not… read more »