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Poptails

Poptails

Have you ever been to a party that goes a little bit past it’s expiration date? Over the 4th of July I had this experience and I knew it was time to head home when people started mixing whatever liquors were leftover on the counter to take shots. As someone who detests shots, this was [...]

Shake Up Your Summer

Shake Up Your Summer

Raise your hand if you don’t like a real homemade milkshake—nobody’s hand should be up! I love cold delicious shakes, but am always looking for recipe alternatives that cut the calories without cutting the flavor. I like to add fresh fruit because it’s healthy, available, and can “bulk up” the drink in a nutritious snap. [...]

Corn & Kale Quiche

Corn & Kale Quiche

I am not a fan of waste. I try to use whatever produce I have in the fridge before going out to buy more. So this morning I had an old(er) onion, kale, a few grape tomatoes and a corn on the cob. I also had a bunch of eggs and a frozen pie crust [...]

Ulla’s Hummus

Ulla’s Hummus

I put more tahini in my hummus than you’ll find in store bought, and enough garlic to keep the vampires away, and lemon juice and a bit of cumin and cayenne. And, of course, olive oil. Usually there’s paprika on top to make it pretty, but I seem to have run out. You can of [...]

Lemon Curd Berry Tart

Lemon Curd Berry Tart

This tart has come to be my ultimate summer night dessert. I’ve probably made it every week for the past 2 months for whoever is around and willing to taste it. I just think the contrast between the bright yellow lemon curd and the little circles that form around the berries when the tart is [...]

Peach, Burrata, Proscuitto & Hazelnut Salad

Peach, Burrata, Proscuitto & Hazelnut Salad

Thank you to Prospect Park Books for sharing a recipe from their new release, The Auntie Em’s Cookbook by Theresa Wahl, owner and chef of Auntie Em’s Kitchen in Eagle Rock. ~~~ This salad is a great alternative to a caprese. Peaches instead of the more common tomatoes sweeten things up a bit. The dressing makes [...]

Summer Quinoa with Watermelon & Lime

Summer Quinoa with Watermelon & Lime

Today seems like the perfect time for a recipe that uses distinctly summery, fresh, seasonal ingredients. Watermelon, peppers, corn on the cob. All nutritious fruits and veggies that are coming into the peak of ripeness in the next month or two (depending on where you are in the country). This salad celebrates heat and lazy [...]

Michelle’s Hearty Summer Salad

Michelle’s Hearty Summer Salad

Lazy days of summer… not! My kiddos are keeping me busy this summer. Apparently it takes some serious fuel to keep three kids chugging along under the the So Cal sun (who knew?) because all I hear between swimming lessons, bike riding, and friends, friends, friends is “We’re hungry!” This salad is a good staple [...]

French Toast – Isa Style

French Toast – Isa Style

Ingredients: 2 eggs ½ cup 2% milk A pinch of cinnamon 1 teaspoon raw sugar 2 teaspoons vanilla 3 little melon ball scoops of butter, plus extra 3 slices of sourdough bread Powdered sugar Pure maple syrup Fragrant early summer ripe peach Directions: Put milk into mixing bowl. Crack in eggs and whisk. Add cinnamon, [...]

Beet Cabbage Slaw with Lime Dressing

Beet Cabbage Slaw with Lime Dressing

Ingredients: ½ large head of your favorite cabbage 1 large beet 3 large carrots The juice of one lime 1 tablespoon honey 2 tablespoons rice vinegar 2 tablespoons soy sauce   Directions: Finely chop your cabbage into small strips. Place in a large bowl. Wash your beet and peel if it’s not organic (but try [...]

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