Chicken & Broccoli Salad with Lemon Poppyseed Dressing

This Chicken & Broccoli Salad with Lemon Poppyseed Dressing is a great salad to serve on a hot summer's night. I've always loved things you can made ahead.

By Leslie Blythe

  • Prep: 20 mins
  • Yields: 4 - 6 Servings

Marinated Tri-Tip

Marinated Tri-Tip is the ultimate summer meal on the grill. This marinade is tangy, spicy and full of flavor. By bringing the leftover marinade to a rolling boil you can use it as a finishing or basting sauce for the meat.

By Leslie Blythe

  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 40 mins
  • Yields: 6 Servings

Mango Coconut Chicken

Mangoes may very well be the king of all fruits. They fight cancer, alkalize the body, aid in weight loss, regulate diabetes, help digestion and help clear acne. The list goes on..... I happen to have lots of mangoes at the moment and came up with this Mango Coconut Chicken. I served it with basmati rice and chopped fresh basil.

By Leslie Blythe

  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 20 mins
  • Yields: 4 Servings

Gin & Tonic Jelly Shots

My daughter Grace made this Gin & Tonic Jelly Shots. I just stood back and watched. They are quite tangy and delicious. A great way to get the party started!

By Leslie Blythe

  • Prep: 20 mins
  • Cook: 10 mins
  • Yields: Makes 8 shots

Israeli Couscous with Chopped Vegetables, Chickpeas, and Artichokes

Israeli couscous" is actually pasta, it's also called pearl couscous. This Israeli Couscous with Chopped Vegetables, Chickpeas, and Artichokes is a perfect dish to bring on a picnic or outdoor concert. I used Trader Joe's Harvest Blend Israeli Couscous.

By Leslie Blythe

  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Cook: 10 mins
  • Yields: 4 - 6 Servings

Avocado Basil Hummus

This Avocado Basil Hummus is so absolutely delicious. The avocado and fresh basil really takes your ordinary hummus to a whole new level. Warning - it's addictive!

By Leslie Blythe

  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Yields: Makes about 2¼ cups

Burger Upgrade

You can upgrade your burger by buying both ground beef and turkey and mixing in cheese, bacon, onions, etc. These are custom, made-to-order burgers that will sure to please everyone.

By Leslie Blythe

  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 10 mins

Arugula and Peach Salad with Pistachio Goat’s Cheese Balls

This Arugula and Peach Salad with Pistachio Goat's Cheese Balls is a delicious salad, which could almost pass as a dessert.

By Leslie Blythe

  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 10 mins
  • Yields: 4 Servings

One Pot Italian Sausage, Mushrooms and Rice

This One Pot Italian Sausage, Mushrooms and Rice is really fast to make and you only have to wash one pot! It's great for a busy week night meal.

By Leslie Blythe

  • Prep: 5 mins
  • Cook: 30 mins
  • Yields: 4 Servings

Basil Cream Sauce

This Basil Cream Sauce is very versatile. You can use it for a sauce for chicken, shrimp, salmon, and fish. It would also be good as a dip for fresh vegetables.

By Leslie Blythe

  • Prep: 5 mins
  • Yields: Makes ½ cup