Tag: tasty treat

A Bright Dinner in February

I so much love the colors of this meal that I almost don’t want to write anything here. Just let the photos speak for themselves. The beauty and brightness of so many super fresh veggies from the winter market bring such warmth and comfort to a frigid month. Purple, magenta,

Chocolate-Avocado Mousse

My friend Lexie has always told me about this amazing, dairy-free chocolate mousse she makes. For the past couple of years, I’ve been dying to try it, but I still hadn’t tried it until NOW. As we firmed up our dinner plans for tonight — I’m having a vegetarian, gluten-

Decadent Homemade Sundaes

Salted-bourbon caramel sauce Rich dark chocolate sauce Maple-bourbon whipped cream Candied pecans & almonds …need I say more? These toppings – and the inevitable sundaes – are so insanely good, yet easy. I’ve been reading through The Art of Simple Food by Alice Waters to help inform me for my

Garlic-Scape Stuffed Burger with Tsaziki Sauce

I’m on a bit of a home-cooked burger kick right now. I love me a good burger, and buy my meat in bulk from a farm store that has great deals on bulk chicken and grass-fed beef. So, here’s another Sunday night burger, perfect for summer. This is a super

Father’s Day Grass-Fed Burgers with Green Garlic Aioli

Happy Father’s Day Dad! Thank you for all you’ve done for me, and for instilling your love of food in me. Not sure if I’d be doing this without you! If you continue to help taste test, I’ll continue to experiment. We had a fairly low-key Father’s Day, since we

Dark Chocolate Chip, Coconut, Date and Flax Cookies

This is an awesome recipe for (secretly) healthy cookies! It’s adapted from the blog Eat Good 4 Life, found here: http://eatgood4life.blogspot.com/2011/03/chocolate-chip-cranberry-flax-cookies.html.  She has a ton of healthy recipes on there, from dinner entrees to desserts. Check it out! So I’ve never been that big on baking, mostly because I try

Homemade Egg Nog

Unbelievably good with honey whiskey or bourbon. If I had known that egg nog was so easy to make, I would’ve done this years ago and skipped the store-bought stuff. The recipe is from The Beekman 1802 Heirloom Cookbook – just purchased for $13 – woohoo! It has some really

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