Tag: lemon

CHIA LEMONADE

CHIA LEMONADE

Chia lemonade, also known as chia fresca, is lemonade with chia seeds for added benefits. Refreshing, full of fiber and perfect for hot summer days. So how is mine different from your average lemonade? I use stevia for sweetness which makes this sugar-free. Most lemonades […]

CUCUMBER & SALMON BITES

CUCUMBER & SALMON BITES

Anyone who knows me knows I hate cucumbers. You will rarely find a recipe of mine that includes it. I won’t even try to make something with cucumbers. So how did this come about? My friends and I had a ladies luncheon and one of […]

PASTA VONGOLE

PASTA VONGOLE

One of my fondest food memories is from my travels to the Amalfi Coast. The one dish everyone was telling me I had to try was pasta vongle – pasta with clams. I had it a few times when I was there and at one […]

ROSEMARY LIMONCELLO SPRITZER

ROSEMARY LIMONCELLO SPRITZER

One of my favourite things to do is add herbal infusions into my cocktails. Last summer I went to Capri and they have this drink you can get all over the island. It was limoncello and soda water over ice. It was a nice refreshing […]

CHIMICHURRI

CHIMICHURRI

In the summer I like to grill and this is my favourite accompaniment to whatever I’m grilling.  I make a big batch of it and keep it in the fridge almost every week during the summer. My favourite is to spoon it over grilled beef […]

APPLE JUICE

APPLE JUICE

The first cold-press juice I ever had was at Urban Herbivore. I was doing these classes across the street from them and after one sip of their apple-lemon juice I was hooked. I swapped out my coffee for this sweet concoction every morning.  I jazzed […]

LIMONCELLO CREAM WITH RASPBERRIES

LIMONCELLO CREAM WITH RASPBERRIES

This soup like dessert is perfect for a summer’s night. It’s creamy and boozy with undertones of lemon. The tart raspberries balance the sweetness and make the perfect bite.

MARINATED ARTICHOKE HEARTS

MARINATED ARTICHOKE HEARTS

I was at a party and they had an antipasto platter with marinated artichoke hearts. I loved them and started using them in salads and pastas. They are so versatile and can be used in so many ways. But I noticed a few things when […]

GREEN JUICE

GREEN JUICE

I recently started juicing and this is my favourite. I hate cucumbers and it seems every green juice on the market has this gag-worthy vegetable in it. Yes, I know my repulsion to cucumbers is bordering crazy since I tell everyone I’m allergic to them. […]

CHICKEN SOUP

CHICKEN SOUP

One evening my friend called me. She had the flu and couldn’t move. She asked me if I could bring her some soup. I showed up with chicken, pasta, veggies, and stock. She said she thought I’d pick up some instant soup for her. I […]