Tag Archives: Dressings and Sauces

  • Cranberry Sauce

    Posted on November 20 by Joy in Food.

    Pretty basic I know, but delicious nonetheless and even better…quick, easy, and my favorite part… you can make 3 days ahead! The orange zest gives the sauce a really nice flavor and we all know that what is a Thanksgiving dinner without cranberry sauce! Do not throw out the leftovers!!! This sauce is a great […]

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  • Mamma Agata’s Salsa di Pomodoro (Tomato Sauce)

    Posted on October 11 by Joy in Food.

    For those of you who follow me on Instagram, you know Larry and I recently returned from the most amazing trip to Italy. It was truly the most magical vacation and we were so fortunate to be able to take this wonderful trip to celebrate our 25th. We stayed in Capri and Ravello and visited Sorrento, […]

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  • Arugula Pesto

    Posted on August 24 by Joy in Food.

      This is a very versatile pesto and if you are a fan of arugula, then you will thoroughly enjoy this delicious pesto! Works beautifully on my Grilled Shrimp with Zucchini Spaghetti & Arugula Pesto or grilled chicken, pasta or veggies! Ingredients: 2 cups fresh arugula, packed 1/4 cup walnuts 1 clove garlic, minced 1 lemon, […]

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  • Sherry Wine Vinaigrette Dressing

    Posted on August 3 by Joy in Food.

    The perfect dressing for any salad! Light and flavorful. Try my Berry Nut Salad with this delicious dressing! Ingredients: 3 tablespoons sherry vinegar 6 tablespoons vegetable oil (olive, avocado or grapeseed oil work too) 1/4 cup honey or agave 1/2 teaspoon Dijon mustard 2 tablespoons finely minced shallots, from one shallot 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/8 […]

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  • Red Wine Vinaigrette

    Posted on July 30 by Joy in Food.

    Simply add these ingredients to a jar, shake and use over your favorite salad…goes perfectly over my Chopped Vegetable Salad! place all ingredients in jar…and shake… Ingredients: 1/2 cup red wine vinegar 2 tablespoons water 3/4 cup grape-seed oil (or vegetable oil) 1/2 teaspoon pepper 1/4 teaspoon sea salt or kosher salt   Directions: Place […]

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  • Champagne Vinaigrette

    Posted on July 13 by Joy in Food.

    I love this dressing! It’s so light and has a nice little kick to it. What’s great is it works well on so many salads or veggies. For dinner I made Sriracha Lime Shrimp Tacos for everyone but I felt like a salad so I made a yummy green salad with kale, arugula and avocado […]

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  • Chimichurri Sauce

    Posted on June 26 by Joy in Food.

    Sometimes you just need a little something to spice up your steak, grilled chicken, shrimp, fish, veggies, even rice or pasta! This Chimichurri will surely do the trick! So delicious and a guaranteed great addition to many dishes…. Ingredients: 1 cup Italian Parsley (flat leaf) 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon fresh […]

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  • Shallot Vinaigrette

    Posted on June 6 by Joy in Food.

    I can’t explain why this dressing is so good, but it just is! So creamy and smooth with the perfect combination of savory flavors with a hint of sweetness from the agave. There is no dairy in this recipe.  It’s just the emulsification that gives it its wonderful consistency! Works very well on many salads as […]

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  • Spinach Pesto

    Posted on May 27 by Joy in Food.

    This is the easiest pesto! Wonderful, light, delicious and fresh and oh so versatile!  It’s not heavy at all like some pesto sauces can be! Enjoy it on chicken, fish, pasta and veggies! I swear I can eat it with a spoon…yikes! It can be stored in the fridge for up to 5 days in an […]

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