Welcome to the world’s most amped up tomato juice cocktail–the Bloody Mary. It’s the ultimate weekend brunch drink. It’s also a famous hangover cure, though the benefits are due mostly to electrolyte replenishment coming from the liquid, salt, and natural sugar in the main ingredients—tomato juice, lemon juice, Worcestershire sauce. The vodka? My guess is drinking more […]
Pot roast is such a comforting, all-American dish; you almost don’t want to mess with it. Almost. When you add North African ingredients such as turmeric, ginger, cumin and coriander, along with pomegranate juice (for a little sweetness), you end up with something new, a bit exotic, and altogether fantastic! Continue reading “Moroccan Pot Roast” […]
Deck the halls, it’s time to get Merry Merry with a Pomegranate Paloma cocktail! A “paloma” if you are unfamiliar with it, is a grapefruit version of a margarita, with lime juice, tequila, and a salt-rimmed glass. (It’s also Spanish for “dove”, which is neither here nor there when it comes to the drink.) And […]
One of the best reason to keep a few cans of garbanzo beans in the pantry? To make hummus! It’s so easy to make in a food processor, takes all of 5 minutes. You’ll need some canned (or already cooked) chickpeas, tahini, garlic, olive oil, lemon juice, and salt. Purée everything, top with a few lightly […]
Yield: serves 2 Ingredients 1 cup tomato juice (we used V8 low-sodium) 1 tbsp. fresh-squeezed lemon juice 2 oz. chilled vodka 4-6 shakes worcestershire sauce 4 shakes hot sauce fresh cracked black pepper pinch Kosher salt 2 sprigs rosemary Instructions Click Here to see the rest of the instructions
Yield: Yields 4, 6-ounce servings Ingredients 2 cups champagne or sparkling white wine 1 cup blood orange juice (fresh-squeezed if you can get the whole fruit) 4 large basil leaves Instructions Click Here to see the rest of the instructions
Yield: Serves 6 Ingredients 3/4 cup all-purpose flour 3/4 cup whole wheat flour 1/2 cup old fashioned oats 1 tsp baking soda 2 tsp baking powder 3 Tbsp honey 1 egg 1/4 cup natural applesauce 2 Tbsp lemon juice zest of 1 lemon 1 tsp vanilla extract 6 oz. vanilla Greek yogurt 1 cup fresh […]
This homemade version of a popular Chipotle restaurant menu item livens up plain white rice with lime juice and tons of cilantro. Serve it as a side dish or top with cooked vegetables and salsa to make a quick burrito bowl.
Mixing lemon and lime juice, as well as a shot of apple cider vinegar, makes for a much more dynamic dressing than just one type of acid could ever achieve.
I love dessert recipes that are quick and easy, and they get serious bonus points if I don’t have to turn on my oven. These light and delicious No-Bake Strawberry Cheesecake Parfaits are perfect for a crowd-pleasing, easy to prepare dessert that takes just minutes to throw together. The best part is that these flavorful […]