Banana Blood Orange Smoothie

I'm a big fan of blood oranges, they have a beautiful color, they're a little bit sweet and a little bit tart. They're fun to work with. The other day I was at the grocery store and I bought a bag of blood oranges. I've been slowly working through that bag by adding them to different recipes.

Grilled Banana and Blackberry Parfait

It's grilling season and I'm a big fan of being outdoors and cooking over a fire. Whether it's grilling veggies, veggie burgers and sausages, or fruit. I love grilled fruit! It carmelizes the natural sugars in the fruit and gives it a smoky new flavor that adds to the depth and joy of your food.... Continue Reading →

Penne Pesto Pasta with Harissa Chickpeas

There's something so earthy and delicious about an herbaceous pesto. As I was looking in the fridge and cupboards yesterday to figure out what to make for dinner, I saw that I had all the ingredients for a pesto. However, I didn't just want pesto and pasta. I wanted to amp it up a little so I cooked up some chickpeas in harissa sauce. I also had some radish sprouts hanging out in the fridge that I put on top as a garnish/topping. This meal tastes of springtime!

Tropical Tango Green Smoothie

Spring has sprung! Flowers are starting to pop their sleepy heads up from the ground and things are looking greener. In the spirit of things turning green and waking up from a long winter's sleep I made a green smoothie. Green smoothies are a great way to start your day. It's also a great way to cram in a bunch of good for you tasty ingredients into one delicious concoction.

Shishito Peppers

I have an obsession with peppers; hot peppers, sweet peppers, floral tasting peppers, pick a peck of pickled peppers and give them to me! I recently have jumped on the shishito pepper train. The shishito is a more floral pepper, but one in every ten peppers or so surprises you with a wake up call... Continue Reading →

Olive Tapenade

I feel there are two types of people in the world. Those who love olives and those who dislike olives. I love them, always have, give me all the olives and the pickled foods too. There are so many fantastic varieties that you can use to enhance your food. I love olives ala carte, olive... Continue Reading →

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