Tag Archives: Caprese Alternative

Raw Green Bean Salad

This crunchy cousin to caprese has a refreshing feel that makes it the perfect classic-with-a-twist dish to bring to a summer holiday potluck. Enjoy!

Roasted Tomatoes with Boiled Mozzarella

This is my simple, early-season answer to caprese. It’s a delicious way to get your tomato fix with store-bought Romas while you wait for those perfect, juicy, summer fruits.


Costco and I have a…complicated relationship. I am usually totally committed to buying whatever I can from small, privately owned shops, but for certain everyday, family staples, the bulk sized, low priced allure of Costco is just too strong to pass up. Here is a great winter salad that uses fresh mozzarella, and is the perfect alternative to Caprese when tomatoes aren’t in season. I recently made it for the adults at my 5-year-old’s birthday party.