A fluffy baked frittata with filled with salty feta and fresh herbs.
I opened my fridge, stomach rumbling. The temptation to just grab the first thing I saw was strong but I didn’t want just anything; I wanted something filling that would hit the spot. That’s when I spotted the small garden of fresh herbs I had yet to use. My demanding stomach was getting impatient so I opted for an easy fix – an herb frittata. Frittatas are virtually effortless; there’s no fussing involved which is essential when dealing with impatient stomachs. click to continue reading
A refreshing slushy made with pomegranate, blueberries and matcha tea that boasts a plethora of antioxidants.
These past few months have gone by in such a blur. It’s almost summertime and the promise of picnics on beaches, warm evenings, and crisp glasses of wine enjoyed outdoors fills my mind.
You can’t help but be happy when thinking of summer; the anticipation of it alone has me daydreaming of it all already. The world opens up in the summer; windows and back doors are swung open in hopes of a cool breeze finding its way inside. Everyone seems more relaxed and life slows down. Not to mention the food! Peaches, berries and watermelon will be finding their way to my table shortly. click to continue reading
It’s time to hit the books and the booze to reinvigorate your cocktail recipes for warmer weather. Escape the heat with a breezy, homegrown summer drink, alcohol infused meal, or a fresh and fun frozen treat. These three new cocktail themed cookbooks will help you do just that. The right drink instantly elevates the occasion, whether you are celebrating or just unwinding, so let’s bring back cocktail time this summer!
How do you put the essence of spring on a plate?
Tucked away in their bright green pods, English peas arrive each spring with a sense of urgency. Their quality largely depends on how quickly you can get them from vine to plate. The sweet sugars start breaking down into starch as soon as they’re picked. click to continue reading
The best diets consist of an abundance of high-nutrient, low stress foods, and the first principle of a well-balanced diet is to eat a wide variety of those foods. Eating variety is important because different foods have different nutritional qualities.
Ideally we should try to get our vitamins and minerals from foods, not from supplements. While useful, supplements can’t fully substitute for a healthy diet, which supplies the many co-factors that nutrients require to be used efficiently by the body. Eating a variety of vitamin and mineral rich foods is good for our health, and no single food supplies all we need.
Le Creuset enameled cast-iron cookware has been a favorite in kitchens around the world for decades. Best known for their signature colorful French Ovens, did you know that the French company also produces an impressive line of stoneware that lives up to their well-respected name?
The stoneware collection consists of a variety of versatile pieces that offer all the beauty and benefits of Le Creuset craftsmanship along with a host of other benefits. Each dish features grooved handles for a good grip, and a glazed interior that protects against stains, odor absorption and resists chips and cracks.