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Apple Blueberry Cornmeal Griddle Cakes 

Apple Blueberry Cornmeal Griddle Cakes 

What is a griddle cake, you ask? It’s the same idea as a pancake with the added element of cornmeal and it’s typically cooked on a flat griddle. I kicked these babies up with apples and blueberries and, gosh dang, they were good! I think I ate my weight in griddle cakes this morning. You […]

Watermelon Caprese Salad

Watermelon Caprese Salad

Who doesn’t love a caprese salad? It’s got ripe tomatoes, mozzarella, and fresh basil—topped off with a drizzle of balsamic vinegar. It’s summer in a salad. I was having friends over for a BBQ and thought the kids might be more into a watermelon salad than a tomato salad, so I changed my usual caprese into […]

Cucumber Gin Rickey

Cucumber Gin Rickey

Editor’s note: Summer is just coming upon us—with daily graduations, summer camps locked in, and vacation plans being cemented. Our hot weather has yet to descend upon us, thankfully, but we figure it’s never too early to consider what cocktails should be concocted for summer parties, outdoor barbecues, July 4th celebrations, and for when temperatures climb into the high […]

Summertime Guacamole

Summertime Guacamole

All barbecues require guacamole. And cheese. Oh, and maybe French onion dip. Actually that’s pretty much what I serve as appetizers for all occasions—solely because I love them all. Guacamole is a dip that I feel people are more apt to buy ready-made. Why, people?! It’s so simple and much better homemade. Trust me! This […]

Tom Kha Kai aka Coconut Chicken Soup

Tom Kha Kai aka Coconut Chicken Soup

Tom kha kai (also spelled tom kha gai) is a Thai soup traditionally made with lime juice, coconut milk, mushrooms, and chicken. It’s one of those soups that seems complicated, but once you make it and realize how simple it is, you’ll make it all the time. All the delicious ingredients have such a complex […]

Coconut & Chia Seed Granola

Coconut & Chia Seed Granola

Breakfast is by far my favorite meal of the day. You can get away with having sweet things like buttermilk pancakes and cinnamon rolls or something savory like eggs Benedict or corned beef hash. It satsifies all my cravings. Lately, I’ve had a hankering for granola and sadly I’ve been sort of too lazy to […]

Raw Vegan Everything-But-the-Kitchen-Sink Energy Balls

Raw Vegan Everything-But-the-Kitchen-Sink Energy Balls

Editor’s note: Have you been feeling as rundown as we have? Where days feels like weeks and weeks feel like months? So much is happening so quickly that it’s hard to remember what happened 48 hours ago, let alone last week. We’re hoping Jamieson’s energy balls may be part of a desperately needed answer… I have […]

Strawberry Rhubarb Basil Galette

Strawberry Rhubarb Basil Galette

The best part of not having a green thumb is all the lovely people who actually do and their excess of produce during the summer months. We were given a ton of rhubarb and it has gone into two berry crumbles and this gorgeous galette. My favorite thing about this dessert is how simple it […]

Lemon Ricotta Flaxseed Pancakes

Lemon Ricotta Flaxseed Pancakes

Sundays are meant for pancakes. And crossword puzzles and Netflix. But more importantly, pancakes. These lemon ricotta flaxseed pancakes are delicious and a nice change to the bisquik-style pancakes. They are creamy with a subtle lemon flavor. I made a double batch so I could have extra batter for the next day. They’re so good. […]

Chocolate Bourbon Pecan Pie

Chocolate Bourbon Pecan Pie

Enjoy this pie—it’s so easy. Especially if you cheat and use Trader Joe’s pie crust (my fave since they use real butter in it).   Fridge: 3 eggs 5 Tbs butter, melted Freezer: Pie crust of your choice- I use Trader Joe’s Pantry: 1 1/4 cup chopped pecans 1 1/4 cup semi sweet chocolate chips […]

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