Category Archives: Appetizers

Crispy Salmon Cakes - you'll love this recipe adapted from Cook's Illustrated! Makes a fantastic dinner or impressive appetizer served with a Creamy Lemon-Herb Dipping Sauce. | @tasteLUVnourish on TasteLoveAndNourish.com

March 15, 2015 | 44 Comments
Crispy Salmon Cakes

I’ve always been drawn to food. From my early days of blissfully devouring jars of Gerber Peaches to watching my Mom, happily cooking in the kitchen, then fast-forward to now…living life as a foodie…I’ve always been enamored. The process of cooking, the science of food, the tastes and the memories they create…I love it all…. continue reading »

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Thai Cashew Chicken and Mango Salad - this salad is full of so many great flavors and textures. | @tasteLUVnourish on TasteLoveAndNourish.com

February 23, 2015 | 6 Comments
Thai Cashew Chicken and Mango Salad

Salads that pass as a complete meal make me more happy than I can tell you. Especially when things get busy and getting take-out becomes tempting. I love that I can make the dressing, chop a few things or even grill some chicken ahead of time, then just put it all together in the evening…. continue reading »

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Baked Artichoke and Spinach Dip | @tasteLUVnourish | #bakedartichokedip #light

November 11, 2014 | 4 Comments
Baked Artichoke and Spinach Dip

Last month, I asked my readers to tell me what guilty pleasure they’d love to see lightened up. Each month, I plan to pick one of you and give your recipe or idea a few tweaks to create something you’ll feel good about eating! This one, submitted by Nadine, caught my eye! Who doesn’t love… continue reading »

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Fig and Blue Cheese Phyllo Bites | @tasteLUVnourish | #appetizer #fig #bluecheese #phyllo #honey

September 3, 2014 | 8 Comments
Fig and Blue Cheese Phyllo Bites

It always seems like there’s this flash, about three winks, when fresh figs make their way into my market, making me squee a little! I adore them. Honestly, I’d have eaten every single one of them right out of the container without any fuss. But this is me we are talking about…I like to experiment…a… continue reading »

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Gazpacho | @tasteLUVnourish | #gazpacho #tomatoes #avocado #cucmber #healthy #vegan #vegetarian #soup

August 26, 2014 | 2 Comments
Gazpacho

While driving the other day, my daughter and I pulled into a roadside farm stand. There was the sweetest and most adorable older woman proudly arranging her tomatoes. For every basket my eyes landed on, she’d say, “Go ahead and try one!” That sweet lady knows exactly what she’s doing. I walked away with more… continue reading »

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Peach Prosciutto and Parmesan Salad | www.tasteloveandnourish.com | #peach #prosciutto #parmesan #salad #summer

August 2, 2014 | 10 Comments
Peach Prosciutto and Parmesan Salad

It’s been quiet around here lately, hasn’t it? Well, I’ve been taking some time to travel and spend it with family and friends that I don’t get to see very often. It has been a fantastic summer, and although it’s not over yet, I feel energized and inspired! While visiting my family last week, I… continue reading »

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Berry Salsa - sweet and citrusy with a hint of spiciness. Perfect with crisp, salty tortilla chips. | @tasteLUVnourish

June 25, 2014 | 3 Comments
Berry Salsa

Last summer, we celebrated the Fourth of July at our home with friends and family. I wanted something different, something fresh. This happened. I just love the balance of sweet, tangy, savory and spicy all in one. Let’s talk about how colorful this is! Perfect for summer parties! I wasn’t sure how a salsa like… continue reading »

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