Category Archives: By Season

Mediterranean Couscous

I think this might be the first recipe that I ever invented that turned out perfect on the first try. I will have to see if I can do it again. It’s hearty but still light, and doesn’t require the … Continue reading

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Tropicalia Teatini

I’m lucky to have some time off this summer, and some HOT weather to go with it. So what better to do than create delicious summer drinks? I bought a new tea called “Tropicalia” from David’s Tea, which is supposed … Continue reading

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Speedy Shaken Lemonade Iced Tea

Perfect for a hot summer day! Ingredients (Makes 2 servings) 2 orange pekoe tea bags Water (1/2 cup boiled, 1/2 cup cold) 1 cup lemonade 10 ice cubes Martini shaker 🙂 Procedure: Boil the hot water and brew the tea … Continue reading

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Strawberry Rhubarb Crisp with Shortbread Crumble Topping

Recipe stage: Trial stage Prep time: 15-20 minutes Cook time: 50 minutes Serves: 6 Ingredients: Fruit 1 lb strawberries (a normal package at the store), hulled and quartered  5-7 medium rhubarb stalks, diced 1 tsp tapioca (or other thickener, like … Continue reading

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Practically Healthy Cookies and Cream Yogourt

Here’s an incredibly simple way to make an all-natural, delicious, organic substitute for Cookies and Cream Ice Cream… Ingredients: 1 cup plain, 2% organic yogourt 2 tsps fair-trade organic cocoa powder (or to taste) 2 tablespoons organic honey (or to … Continue reading

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Summer “Pan-Asian” Pasta Salad

Another simple but pretty fancy-looking summer recipe. Ingredients: Small package of snow peas Half bag of julienned carrots (or julienne about 2-3 large carrots yourself) 1/4 package of linguine noodles (could be whole wheat…you could also use egg noodles) Pre-made … Continue reading

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Spicy “Sausage” Linguine

Prep time: NegligibleCook time: 20 minutes*Seasonal: You can make this year round using locally-sourced ingredientsServes: 2 Ingredients: 2 large cans diced tomatoes (with herbs is good) 1 tsp fresh garlic 2 tsp olive oil Black pepper Crushed red pepper flakes … Continue reading

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