July 2019 - Chef Abbie Gellman MS, RD, CDN

Southwest Quinoa Black Bean Salad

When it comes to meals, we often only think about the main component, but let’s not forget about the side dishes! My quinoa bean salad is a hearty side dish that is sure to please everyone. Its southwest flare adds a nice smoky kick to any meal. This salad pairs well with sandwiches, my instant

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Plum Fruit Avocado Salad

avocado plum salad

In the heat of the summer, we are always looking for that refreshing meal, and do I have one for you! My fruit and avocado salad is the perfect lunch to whip up on those days when turning on the oven seems unbearable. In this recipe the stars are black plums with a ruby red

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Peach Salsa

So long boring tomato salsa and hello peach salsa (ok, maybe we’re not kicking tomato salsa to the curb, but it’s fun to change it up sometimes). I have created a peach salsa recipe that’ll blow you away! Both sweet and spicy, it’s perfect accompaniment to tacos, tortilla chips, salads, burritos, you name it. In

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Mandarin Orange Salad with Black Beans

black bean salad mandarin oranges

There’s no shame in the canned food game! In fact, I love making meals out of those pantry staples. So I present to you, my mandarin orange salad! This flavorful salad uses pantry items like mandarin oranges, canned black beans, spices, olive oil and red wine vinegar, with some added freshness from red onion and

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