Tagged with Seasonal

The Best Thirst Quencher In The World!

The Best Thirst Quencher In The World!

During my recent visit to India, to the southern beach city of Chennai, I resorted to one of my first loves to keep me cool and hydrated. Chennai is one of the most humid cities ever, and with all the perspiration and potential for dehydration, the best medicine and a wonderful treat is fresh coconut … Continue reading

Garlicscapes Caprese!

Garlicscapes Caprese!

What do you do when you have some fabulous vine ripe tomatoes, wonderful vegetarian Mozzarella, and a big bunch of garlicscapes? Those of you who are farmers market groupies like me, probably already know what garlicscapes are. For those of you who don’t here goes — The scapes are the flower stems that garlic plants … Continue reading

Barbecue Like A Vegetarian, Will Ya?!

Barbecue Like A Vegetarian, Will Ya?!

Barbecues Are For Everyone! Photo Credit: freedesignlife.com Even 10 years ago, I would feel embarrassed to go to a barbecue and say thatĀ I am a vegetarian. I used to cringe to say thisĀ to the host. Not only would I feel uncomfortable, so would the hosts, because they did not know what to serve me, besides … Continue reading

Mango Nirvana!

Mango Nirvana!

My kids love mangoes… and so do we! During mango season, there are no issues with getting them to eat fruits. One of their favorite, wholesome dessert/after school snack choices is Mango Nirvana. I basically start with a scoop of fresh cut mangoes, layer it with full fat organic french vanilla yoghurt, then a layer … Continue reading

Parsnip Slaw Par Excellence!

Parsnip Slaw Par Excellence!

Carrot Slaws are very common in our diet. so I figured, why not try out a parsnip slaw, after all they are cousins right, carrots and parsnips… Parsnips are a bit more waxy in texture and tougher to grate that crunchy carrots, but a little hard work does everyone good. And of course there are … Continue reading

Summer Arugula and Mango Salad

Summer Arugula and Mango Salad

This is a salad that I threw together with ingredients on hand and it turned out looking lovely and tasting delicious! On a bed of Arugula, about 2 cups, chop up an avocado, throw in a handful of red and yellow cherry tomatoes, and one cup of mango cubed about 1/2 inch pieces. Then drizzle … Continue reading