All posts tagged: summer

orzo with zucchini, cherry tomato, beets in creamy avocado sauce

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avocado / beets / meals / noodles + pasta / salad / salads / tomato / zucchini

SUMMER SUMMER SUMMER TASTY FRESH FRESH PASTA. i must admit that this was a throw together thing i made so i had something to eat while i was making something else that i actually planned. i was really surprised by HOW good this was. eat it! COMPONENTS 1 cup orzo, uncooked 10 cherry tomatoes, quartered 2 scallions, sliced 1 beet, diced 1/2 zucchini, ribboned AVOCADO SAUCE 1 ripe avocado zest and juice of 1 lemon […]

cabbage tacos with mushroom walnut filling, crispy onion, cauliflower + corn salsa

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cabbage / cauliflower / meals / more / mushrooms / nuts

I decided to jump on this cabbage/greens as a taco-shell craze, and it’s delicious! also i made my new favourite filling ever, ohhh man if you like mushrooms i recommend you make this filling. i’ve had it bouncing around in my head for a while now and boy am i glad i made it. MUSHROOM WALNUT FILLING oil 10 crimini mushrooms, chopped fine (pulse in a food processor) 1/3 c. walnuts 2 tsp chili powder […]

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. […]

mango coconut mousse

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coconut / desserts / mango / more

if you want a lazy, summery, fresh tasting dessert that doesn’t involve turning on the oven then i suggest you make this. 1 can good full fat organic coconut milk 2 small mangoes, peeled and cut in pieces a heaped 1/8 c. sugar zest of 1 lime Place all ingredients in a blender and blend until very smooth. divide between 4 glasses or bowls and refrigerate for atleast an hour. all done.

summer salad rolls

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appetizer / avocado / cabbage / mango / meals / quick / one-pot / snacks / tofu

salad rolls are a really good versatile summer snack (or meal, or side). think of this recipe as a guide and use whatever vegetables and fillings sound good to you, cut thin or shredded. also these travel well for a picnic or the beach if you can get the sand off your hands. DELICIOUS SALAD ROLLS rice paper wrappers fresh basil (and cilantro! i only omit this because i was cooking for a cilantro hater) […]