Green Smoothie Pops

These are legit Smoothie Pops, as compared to the other ones I made, which were basically just yogurt and fruit Popsicles, meaning that I made a serious smoothie, and then decided to freeze… Continue reading

Fried Chickpeas with Spinach and Chorizo

So chorizo is amazing – I’m constantly craving it, and also constantly looking for new recipes that incorporate it. I’d also bought spinach, so googling the two led to this recipe from the… Continue reading

Strawberry Gazpacho with Scallion Ribbons

I stopped by a cafe that had on its menu a chilled strawberry soup. I wasn’t hungry at the time, but was inspired to make it on my own. Here goes: There were… Continue reading

S’more Tacos

Part of our July 4th Beach Weekend Extravaganza involved making s’mores on the grill. First of all, grilled s’mores are amazing: make the sandwiches with graham crackers, chocolate, and those fancy flat s’more-specific… Continue reading

Chocolate Swirl Cake

A friend of mine was turning 30 and we wanted to make a special cake for her – something a little different and fun! After searching for unique birthday cakes on google, I… Continue reading

Pollock Pops

Originally these were supposed to be Pinstripe Pops – how cool would that be??! I had this vision of thin stripes of pastel creating these Popsicles, but alas, that ended up being more… Continue reading

Avocado, Radish, and Fresh Corn Salad

So named because, of all the ingredients I included, I think those are the essentials. Other ingredients I put in: – Arugula (or any green) – Tomato (or maybe a citrus?) – Sunflower… Continue reading

Cranberry Orange Compote

Wow, lots of lessons this week. This one: if you’re making something as a gift for someone, make sure they won’t confiscate it in the airport security line!! Ok, so that didn’t actually… Continue reading

Mushroom Eggplant Dip

A couple things about this one: First, I realize my photography skills could use a little work, as this brown pile of goo doesn’t look that appetizing, but it was actually quite good!… Continue reading

Garlic Chicken Soup

I was worried that I was coming down with something at a rather inopportune time (although when is an opportune time?) so I decided to load up on garlic and other healthy stuff.… Continue reading