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Yacht Club Chicken Salad

One of my favorite chicken salad recipes with grapes, apples, and pecans.  I stole this from a version the Erie Yacht Club served back in the early 90s.  Ah, memories!

Tomato Pie with Chia Seeds and Yogurt

A summer classic with a healthy twist: the savory and delicious tomato pie.  A slice of heaven with a serving of Omega 3 and probiotics. 

Garden Vegetable Potato Salad

This week's use-it-up recipe was born out of necessity and is a great use-it-up for your summer veggies.  Plus, it's a great mayo-free potato salad!

Eggplant Casserole with Zucchini & Spinach

Eggplant is sometimes, at least to me, a baffling summer vegetable. They arrive in my Washington's Green Grocer box looking shiny and purple and beautiful, and I stare at them, puzzled. So if you're like me and want to try something new, give this casserole a whirl. 

Sunshine Tomatoes

Every summer when it's so hot and humid that I start thinking about moving to Seattle, I make this and it makes everything better.


A cobbler without real flour? Yes, it's true...and tasty.

Grilled Pork Chops with Sweet Nectarine and Heirloom Tomato Salsa

This recipe marries the best of summer food: grilled meat and sweet fruit.  The result is a match made in heaven.  

Green Bell Pepper & Black Bean (or Garbanzo) Cucumber Toss

Oh hello green peppers!  It seems like every week there is yet another summer veggie with which I’m obsessed.  This time? Green bell of the gods!

Chia & Spelt Pizza Crust with Whole Wheat Flour

Don't let making healthy pizza dough intimidate you, this recipe is good...and good for you! Top off with kale, corn, and tomatoes for the ultimate use-it-up!

Green Bean & Carrot Toss with Tomatoes, Sweet Corn, & Onion

Talk about eating a rainbow: we've got red, orange, yellow, and green in this tasty dish!