What to Eat This Summer

Seasonal food inspiration for breakfast, lunch, dinner, snacks, and dessert... all on one page. My hope is that you'll be able to scroll to a category, close your eyes, and point... Effectively making this a delicious decision maker for when you are melting under the summer sun and just can't muster any meal time creativity. [...]

Elotes Salad

Elotes Salad

Once you've had this salad you will crave it again and again! Consider yourself warned. It also happens to be a great way to use up leftover grilled corn during the summer. And no, there are not measurements for any of the ingredients. It's a salad! I'm sure you'll figure it out. Ingredients: greens grilled [...]

Watermelon Salad

Watermelon Salad

This is a slight variation on a salad in one of my all-time favorite cookbooks, The Love and Lemons Cookbook. If you don't have it, get it. In the meantime, make this... Ingredients: 1 tablespoon tamari 1 clove garlic, minced 1 teaspoon minced ginger 2 teaspoons lime juice 2 teaspoons rice vinegar 3 cups cubed watermelon 1 cup cucumber, [...]

Lemon Poppy Pancake Bites

I hesitate to even call this a recipe. More accurately, it is a variation of pancake mix and method. Ingredients: Your favorite pancake mix (and any necessary add-ins) 1 tsp. lemon zest 1/4 tsp. poppy seeds 6-8 drops of lemon essential oil (ONLY if you use a food safe brand like DoTerra or Young Living, [...]

Miso-Butter Rattlesnake Beans

It isn't often that a side dish pulls me through a restaurant door (though plenty of entrees, desserts, and cocktails have). But years ago I was so infatuated with a certain restaurant's miso green beans that I would duck in alone on my way to or from work for a "snack". Had I known then [...]

Love Bites

The treat I accidentally made and forever fell in love with... Ingredients: 4 tablespoons grass fed ghee or real butter 2 tablespoons organic coconut sugar 4 tablespoons organic brown sugar 1 cup organic rolled oats 1/3 cup organic peanut butter 2 tablespoons crushed pretzel 1/4 cup shredded coconut 1/4 cup fair trade dark chocolate bar, [...]

Quick Summer Corn Soup

I always end up with an abundance of tomatoes and peppers during the summer. And despite the heat, the afternoon rainstorms that we receive on a nearly daily basis, make me crave chilis and soups- so this is ideal! It's quick to put together and combines the bright flavors of summer with smoky heat. It's [...]