No Bake Chocolate Almond Butter Oat Bars

When your friends invite you to their summer home on the Cape, you cannot show up empty-handed. Of course you should bring some summer rosΓ©, but a homemade dessert really says ‘thank you’. These no-bake bars are the perfect summer dessert with their saltiness from the almond butter, the sweetness of the chocolate, and of…

Caprese Quinoa Salad

The days are getting longer, the sun is getting warmer, and families are gathering for summer weekends on the water. Embrace the fresh summer flavors with this healthy dish that can be made in advance. Playing with the classic flavors of a Caprese Salad – tomatoes, basil, & mozzarella,Β  this dish is enhanced with the…

Lemon Zest Garden Pasta

Summer time is here and what better way to celebrate it in the kitchen than with garden vegetables and the fresh zest of lemons. We were just up in Northern Michigan, and were planning a boat picnic. As such, we wanted to pack an easy to transport and eat meal. This was perfect! We paired…

The Classic Potato Salad

Fourth of July is a time of family gatherings, fireworks, and delicious BBQ meals. Hot dogs, ribs, baked beans, and of course potato salad. This particular recipe belonged to my Nana, and my Mom has been making it every summer since I can remember. It is an absolute staple on our summer menus. Nothing quite…