The premise behind this workshop was baking, but I didn’t want to bombard our sweet tooth to heavily so we started off with a Buckwheat and Whole Wheat Couscous Salad with Salmon. After preparing the entree salad we moved onto two different varieties of cookies, shocasing two different techniques. One was a drop cookie, a gluten-free […]
Eating healthy doesn’t have to be difficult or expensive. Getting creative in the kitchen, utilizing everyday, easy-to-find vegetables, and making food in bulk can help detour fast food, on-the-go convenience store binges when our schedules are just too tight for meal prep. This salad can be made in advance and kept 3-4 days in the […]
A healthy salad that packs tons of flavor. I love the combination of sweet and savory. The peppery greens and robust taste offered by the bleu cheese is contrasted by the sweet apple. Not to mention, the dressing is homemade, incorporating the healing powers of turmeric, make this starter a mainstay in your diet. The […]
This salad could not be any simpler, carrots, shallot and parsley with a lovely honey, lemon, Dijon vinaigrette. This salad reminds me of the variety of delicious summery dishes my Polish mother-in-law Teresa makes on Sundays when the entire family gathers around the table or any night of the week really. Poland had topped my bucket list for many years, […]
Last week I prepared an Italian Chickpea Salad and this “Greek inspired” salad runs along the same lines. It is quick, using simple, fresh ingredients that are not hard to find and rather inexpensive. A great accompliament to burgers or steaks on the barbeque or thrown together for your next family pot luck. My philosophy […]
I am a Mexican food junkie. After living in Europe for a little over three years, where coming by good Mexican food is like trying to spot a purple cow, it is nearly impossible if not for in your dreams. My love for all things “South of the Border” has turned into a border line […]
HELLO! MY NAME IS
EMILY DAWN SZAJDA
I am a professional chef, writer, yoga & meditation instructor, sports nutritionist and adventurous traveler.Discover more
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