{ Chipotle Lime Butter }

I know I don’t need to tell anyone how awesome grilled sweet corn is, or even how to make a compound butter (even though I already have here..ooops). Just take this post as a bit of inspiration for your weekend BBQ. Pick up some sweet corn at your local farmers market, smoother it with this…

{ Chilled Cucumber Poblano Soup }

I am soup obsessed, and that doesn’t stop in the summer when it is 90+ degrees out. I had this recipe, and a TON of cucumber from my parents’ garden. Here is a super easy recipe for chilled cucumber and poblano soup.  { ingredients } 5 large cucumbers, chopped and seeded 2-3 large poblano peppers,…

{ Watermelon & Arugula Salad }

Just another yummy summer salad to add to my Fourth of July Favorites! We make this every year. Here’s a recipe for a simple watermelon and arugula salad with a champagne vinegar vinaigrette.  { ingredients } 1 seedless watermelon, cubed (cut as much as fits in your desired serving bowl) 1 cup blueberries 2 cups…

{ Chipotle Bean Burgers & Mango Habanero Yougurt }

I have shared countless veggie burger recipes like Mushroom, Kale & Lentil Burgers, Simple Black Bean Burgers,  Cheesy Black Bean Burgers and more…but every time I try a new recipe or cooking process, I want to share it with you all. Here is a quick recipe for Chipotle Black Bean & Sweet Potato Burgers topped with Mango…

{ Fourth of July Favorites }

The Fourth of July is my favorite holiday! To me, it is always filled with friends, family, festivities & traditions! The town that I grew up in has a parade in the morning. Since I can remember, I have walked down to the parade with my parents. After the parade, my parent’s host a garden…

{ Summer Gazpacho }

Anyone who knows me knows that I have an OBSESSION with soup! From blended soups to bean soups to chilled soups…can’t get enough! I haven’t shared a gazpacho recipe in a few years. We made this one the other day for my father (who could live on gazpacho alone) and received his seal of approval….

{ Brazilian Limeade }

Cheers to the weekend! The hubs found this recipe and could not wait to try it. He waited for a perfect warm evening to try this concoction. This recipe called it Brazilian Lemonade, but after making it and tasting it, I am labeling Limeade (and adding rum). Here is a recipe for a crisp refreshing…

{ Vegan Sloppy Joes }

Ok, I admit it, this is a bit of a cheater recipe, but it is one of my favorites! I’ve been making these vegan sloppy joes for years. This add-in recipe used to be on the box, but I don’t see it anymore. Just so we all have it typed up for years (and years)…

{ Roasted Beets & Sweets with Orange, Mint & Feta }

Is there anything better than roasted vegetables? What about roasted beets and sweet potatoes? No! There is NOTHING better! Here is a recipe for a roasted beet and sweet potatoes salad with oranges, mint and feta! So yummy!  { ingredients } 2 large sweet potatoes, skinned and cut into 1-inch cubes 2 large sweet beets,…

{ Roasted Radish & Asparagus Polenta } 

I am seeing roasted radishes everywhere lately! When I saw this post, I knew I HAD to try them! What better way to welcome Spring and celebrate than make a big bowl of YUM! Happy Spring! Happy Meatless Monday! Happy Meatless March! Here’s a recipe for polenta topped with roasted radishes and asparagus in a…

{ Zucchini, Tomato & Caramelized Onion Galette }

I made my favorite savory tart crust anticipating making this roasted beet and chèvre tart this week. I ended up with some awesome looking zucchini from Door to Door Organics, and (inspired by this recipe) I decided to make a zucchini tart instead. Here is a recipe for a yummy zucchini, tomato, feta and caramelized onion galette!…

{ Snap Peas, Cucumber & Mint }

It’s sugar snap pea season! Is there anything better than snap peas fresh from the garden? Snap peas are yummy raw and pair perfectly with my Green Goddess Dip. Here is a recipe for for a Spring salad with snap peas, cucumbers and mint, in a lemon vinaigrette. This is an awesome light side dish to…