Caprese Salad Love

Here are a few great ways to savor all the fresh tomatoes that are just now ripening on the vines.  Nothing like summer tomatoes.  Seldom do we eat store bought tomatoes but when the fresh ones start to come in we gorge ourselves everyday. 

A nice cold caprese salad is one of my favorites and here is a spin on the traditional one.  What could be better than a caprese salad atop a huge grilled mushroom?  The other recipe is a tradition in our house.  Click on the recipe and learn how to do a balsamic reduction.  Taking the time to do a balsamic reduction is worth every second. 

Happy Tomato Season!!

Grilled Portabellos with Caprese Salad

Grilled Portabello Mushrooms with Caprese Salad by

Grilled Portabello Mushrooms with Caprese Salad by


Simples ingredients and you are set to go.  The portabellos are juicy full of protein.  Its like eating a steak with a side salad.  Head over to www.littlebroken for the full recipe.

Portabello Mushrooms


Olive Oil

Fresh Tomatoes

Fresh Basil



Tomato Mozzarella Salad with Balsamic Reduction

Another Great Recipe from

Another Great Recipe from

So simple yet extremely delicious!  Head over to for a few easy steps.  Yum!


Vegetarian, Gluten free.  Serves 8-10

1 generous bunch Basil, fresh leaves
 4 Hothouse tomatoes

2 cups Balsamic vinegar

1 Sea salt and fresh ground black pepper, coarse

1 Olive oil, extra-virgin

2 (16 oz.) logs of fresh mozzarella cheese