Salads and Sides

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As a foodie, one of my favorite things about the summer months is preparing meals with the freshest fare found at my local farmer’s market or grown from my daughter’s garden. In my opinion, there is no better way to savor the flavors of the season than by eating food that makes me feel as […]

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Growing up, my family ate corned beef, cabbage, and homemade french fries every St. Paddy’s Day to honor my mother’s Irish heritage. I’ll be honest – it wasn’t my favorite meal as a kid and I was grateful I only had to eat it once a year. It wasn’t until I was pregnant with my […]

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This is a Fox family staple! I make this “house” dressing nearly every week – it is quick, easy, and great tossed with a simple salad or drizzled upon grilled chicken breast.  Herb Vinaigrette  Prep Time: <5 min Makes: about 8oz Ingredients: 2/3 cup EVOO 1/3 red wine vinegar 2-3 fat cloves of garlic 1 […]

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Fresh ears of corn are one of my (many) favorite farmers’ market finds during the summer and fall months. Another one of my favorite things during this time of the year is to attend picnics and outdoor concerts.  This recipe was inspired by a Whole Foods’ salad* I would bring to summer picnics, outdoor concerts […]

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This salad is a healthy side dish to bring to any gathering but can also be made into an entrée when adding grilled chicken, cooked chickpeas, or seasoned tofu (try drizzling your protein of choice with balsamic reduction, too!*). I personally look forward to eating this salad alongside a picnic dinner while attending outdoor concerts […]

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This super simple salad is a staple in my family’s fridge each week. I eat it for lunch most days or serve it as an easy side for dinner when I’m crunched for time. I often find my husband stealing bites of it throughout the day and even my 1 year old can’t get enough […]

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