All posts tagged: espresso

espresso granitas with coconut cream

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coconut / desserts / drinks

for when you want coffee, and dessert, and an icy thing. you can have it all. this if from a recipe i found over at smitten kitchen, and changed to suit my needs ever so slightly. here’s how i made it: 1 c. espresso (i used stovetop) 1/ t4sp good vanilla (optional) 2 tbsp sugar dissolve sugar in hot espresso, then put in the fridge to cool. once cooled, put in a shallow freezer-safe dish. […]

anniversary treats!

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whoa! it’s been NICE OUT. sunny! hot! sunny! not raining! luckily my anniversary happened to be during this sunny spell. we ate tasty treats all day. breakfast! coconut almond yogurt with blueberries, sourdough toast, coffee with chocolate. what to snack? oh! why not an artichoke! …the remains also HEY IS IT HOT OUT? WANT A COFFEE? too hot? granita with coconut cream! not pictured, homemade gnocchi. great day, real recipes to come!

secret dinner photo times

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news / secret brunch/dinner

BACKYARD DINNER SET-UP it went well! it’s done! it tasted good! THE FOOD THE MENU -arugula salad with carrot ribbons and toasted almonds -butternut squash risotto -asparagus, green bean sautee with basil and radish -roasted cherry tomatoes -chocolate ice cream with strawberries and cointreau -boozy iced coffees EVERYONE LOOKIN REAL SERIOUS THOR he did nothing to help all night, and didn’t even dry dishes. dishing up the dessert recipes to come! next up is a crazy brunch […]

summer treat smoothie

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banana / chocolate / drinks / drinks / smoothies / tasty trash

i make this at work so i have no pictures. DO YOU HAVE A BLENDER? THEN YOU WILL LIKE THIS. OH MAN ITS SO GOOD. 1 banana, sliced and frozen 2 shots espresso 1 glurg chocolate syrup (i use a weird elephant kind because it’s made out of garbage and therefor totally vegan) 1/4 c- 1/2 c soy milk or almond milk or coconut milk a few ice cubes Once your banana is frozen, put […]