Israeli Couscous and Grilled Tomato Salad

Israeli Couscous and Grilled Tomato Salad

Sometimes there is nothing better on a warm summer night than firing up the grill to cook some fresh summer veggies.  Unfortunately, I live in a small Manhattan apartment with no outdoor space, so a grill is a luxury I don’t always have access to.  So whenever I’m on vacation and there is a grill on premises, I try to take advantage of it as much as possible. I’ll stock up on fresh local corn, summer squash, and fresh local tomatoes right off the vine.  Toss them with a little olive oil, salt and pepper, throw them on the grill and within 10 minutes you have the perfect, healthy side dish. Continue reading

Fusilli Pasta with Grilled Vegetables and Lemon


There’s nothing worse than a rainy day during your beach vacation. Unfortunately, we’ve had a few dreary days here on the Cape, and the monotony of spending your entire day indoors when all you want to do is bask in the sun was getting to me.  To escape the boredom that was ensuing, my mom and I decided to head to the Falmouth Harbor to walk amongst the yachts and sailboats that dock there.  We never quite made it though, as we were distracted by the Falmouth Farmer’s Market that was conveniently positioned on our route to the harbor.  We stopped in to check it out, and immediately found inspiration for a quick, delicious, and healthy dinner.   Continue reading