Tag Archive: summer

Spiralized Zucchini Noodles with Tomato and Pesto

I have a new toy!! And I’m so excited about it. It’s not like I have a ton of space for appliances, but spiralizing is one of the few things that you really… Continue reading

Kefir Smoothie with Avocado, Banana, Cinnamon, and Honey

I have already sung kefir’s praises, and if you don’t hear about it again it’s because I plan to use my kefir to make this smoothie every day forever. A friend gave me… Continue reading

Cucumber Avocado Banana Smoothie with Kumquats and Ginger

My lovely neighbors gave me some kumquats yesterday with which I have limited experience, but now certainly hope to have more!! And I was looking up cucumber banana smoothie recipes (since that’s pretty… Continue reading

S’mores Pie

We wanted to make s’mores but it was the middle of the day and we didn’t have a fire going, so our first thought was to make a bunch of them in the… Continue reading

“Green” Bean and Tomato Salad

First, a note: if you start with beautiful three-colored beans, do not do anything that involves blanching them (like this recipe from Ligonier Country Market) because the purple beans will lose their color!… Continue reading

Ginger-Lime Kombucha with Green Tea Ice Cream Float

Well the name really says it all. The premise was: – People make floats with all kinds of soda – Kombucha is bubbly like soda We had homemade kombucha flavored with ginger and… Continue reading

Frozen Chocolate-covered Banana Bites

I don’t know if this happens to anyone else, but I made way too much frosting to go with my zucchini cupcakes. What to do with the excess (that will also help to… Continue reading

Breakfast Fruit Salad with Quinoa

Ok so I’m getting a little sick of smoothies (or really I’ve promised myself I wouldn’t use my broken immersion blender, and have been too lazy to get a new one) So how… Continue reading

Instant Softserve

This is the only way I’ve found to make anything ice cream-like without an ice cream maker: blend together 100% frozen fruit (or other frozen things) without adding any liquid or ice. And… Continue reading

Layered Salad

Another Food and Wine salad, this one totally bastardized and potentially not as good as the original, but a fun one to play with. Basic concept is layering a bunch of stuff, including… Continue reading