Watermelon, Spinach and Zucchini Noodle Salad

A fresh, cooling summer dish featuring watermelon’s savory side.

Watermelon, Spinach and Zucchini Noodle Salad

Wonderfully cool and crunchy, watermelon is truly the perfect summer food.

Refreshingly delicious, it keeps you hydrated while offering a good dose of potassium and lycopene.  And while biting into a freshly cut slice on a hot day is one of those simple summer pleasures, it’s also equally tasty paired with more savory flavors, making it a multitasking kind of fruit.

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Balsamic Roasted Strawberry Italian Cream Soda

A pretty pink sparkling drink made with balsamic roasted strawberries.

Balsamic Roasted Strawberry Italian Cream Soda

I’ve learned over the years that I simply have no impulse control when it comes to farmer’s markets.  The number of bags I bring and my ability to carry it all back seem to be the only deterrents to my need to snatch up everything in sight.

That holds particularly true for berry season so of course I’m swimming in strawberries at the moment, and raspberries and blackberries are next on my list.

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Mediterranean Style Nachos with Grain-Free Pita Chips

Grain-Free Pita Chips and Mediterranean Style Nachos

Homemade grain-free pita triangles are topped with a chunky mix of tomatoes, olives and feta for a Mediterranean twist on nachos. When it comes to snacking, chips… 

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Apricot Seed Bars

Apricot Seed Bars

These energy bars filled with nutty seeds and chewy apricots make the perfect afternoon pick-me-up. Whether I’ve been out all day and didn’t have time… 

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Daikon Noodles with Red Cabbage, Spinach Slaw and Sesame Mustard Dressing

Daikon Noodles with Red Cabbage, Spinach Slaw and Sesame Mustard Dressing

Fresh, crisp and tangy, these daikon noodles with red cabbage and spinach slaw are irresistibly crunchy. This noodle salad is all about the crisp and… 

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Sunchoke (Jerusalem Artichoke) and Mushroom Sauté Persillade

Sunchoke (Jerusalem Artichoke) and Mushroom Sauté Persillade on gourmandeinthekitchen.com (60 of 104)

Sunchokes are sautéed with mushrooms and finished with a shower of parsley, garlic and lemon.   With a sweet nutty taste and a tender creamy… 

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Coconut Flour Brownies with Chocolate Ganache from Everyday Grain-Free Baking by Kelly Smith.

Everyday Grain-Free Baking

A recipe for coconut flour brownies with chocolate ganache and an interview with the author of Everyday Grain-Free Baking by Kelly Smith. Making wholesome grain-free baked… 

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Almond Praline Chocolate Rochers

Praline Chocolate Rochers

With their rich, creamy, nutty interiors and their smooth, crackly, crunchy exteriors, these almond praline chocolate rochers are pure bites of deliciousness.    I find… 

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Grain-Free Crêpes with Honey Citrus Compote

Grain-Free Crêpes with Honey Citrus Compote

These grain-free crêpes with honey citrus compote are as tasty hot off the pan as they are from the fridge the next day.   I… 

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Quick Spicy Tomato Vegetable Soup

Quick Spicy Tomato Vegetable Soup

A quick and spicy tomato soup inspired by the flavors of Puttanesca sauce filled with vegetables. There have been many bowls of soup on the menu recently… 

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Warm Cauliflower Carrot Salad with Citrus Miso Dressing

Warm Cauliflower Carrot Salad with Citrus Miso Dressing

A warm winter salad of roasted cauliflower and carrots with a bright citrus dressing. Even in the dead of winter I often find myself craving… 

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Ravishingly Red Juice | Pomegranate, Beet, Red Cabbage Juice

Pomegranate, Beet, Red Cabbage Juice on gourmandeinthekitchen.com

A sweet-tart combination of pomegranate, beets, red cabbage and ginger that will energize and invigorate you. It seems inevitable that come January we’re all struck… 

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