Summer Surprise Strawberry Salad

OK a few things: This isn’t just for summer. I mean you could make it any time. But summer strawberries are much better. This is the only recipe I have created MYSELF, thus far. So this is an Emily Original Culinary Creation. Like most good things, this was created sort of by accident. My friends … Continue reading

Greens with avocado and tuna

This is another Ballet Beautiful recipe, and it’s a wonderful, filing, fresh lunch! If you’re allergic to fish you could leave it out and replace it with shredded or cubed chicken, for the protein. Salad greens for 1-2 1 can (4 oz.) tuna in olive oil 1 avocado, halved and diced 1 cucumber, chopped Freshly … Continue reading

Prima Ballerina Salad

This recipe-the bones of it, anyway–came from Mary Helen Bower’s book Ballet Beautiful. She was a dancer with New York City Ballet (Balanchine’s company), and the dancer who trained Natalie Portman for her role in Black Swan. Ballet Beautiful is the name of her company, which provides ballet workouts and tips for transforming your body into … Continue reading

Crab and Avocado Salad with Japanese dressing

From Nigella Express Note on ingredients: If you have a grocery store with a well-stocked International section (like Giant Eagle), or have access to a Japanese market, these are easy to find ingredients. You can also search the web for substitutions. This is such a perfect summer salad and it’s really more “assembly” thank cooking, since no … Continue reading