Mint Frozen Lemonade

When life gives you lemons, you make a frozen mint lemonade. This isn't your classic lemonade stand recipe - this minty drink is called Limonana in the Middle East, but we like to call it “delicious”! Ingredients Servings: 4 small glasses ½ cup...

Tabouli Salad with Quinoa

Perhaps the world’s most famous Mediterranean salad, and fresh herbs make all the difference here. Also go easy on the bulgur - it’s much easier to add more than take it out, and you don’t want it overpowering all the other delicious flavors.  ...

Thyme Recipe For Vegans: Braised Brussel Sprouts

A hearty winter side dish that if cooked properly, tastes not just delicious but can be border line addictive. The secret is in getting the consistency right and adding just the right amount of crunch.  Ingredients 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive...
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Lemon Balm Bundt Cake

Lemon Balm Bundt Cake

Lemon Balm Bundt Cake is moist with a delicate herbal citrus flavor. Best made when you have some helpers to assist with eating. You’ve been warned.  Ingredients Servings: 8 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1 1/4 tsp baking soda 1/4 tsp salt 1/2 cup unsalted butter at...

Basil Chocolate Cake

Basil Chocolate Cake

Warning. Best prepared when you have company. It’s just safer that way... Ingredients Servings: 24 squares 7 ounces, weight (7oz) Dark (good Quality, Couverture) Chocolate ½ pounds, ⅞ ounces, weight 1 Cup Butter 1 cup Fresh Basil Leaves, Packed 1-⅓ cup Plain Flour ¼...

Lemon Dill Compound Butter

Lemon Dill Compound Butter

We’ve used dill below, but truthfully this simple recipe is a great way to use up most leftover herbs - especially parsley and rosemary! Keep it in the fridge, then slice off a piece as needed for your cooking.  Ingredients Servings: 6 1 stick unsalted butter,...

Cilantro Coconut Cupcakes

Cilantro Coconut Cupcakes

Sweet mellow coconut pairs well with zesty cilantro in this playful treat. And if you don’t have cilantro, this would also work well with lemon balm.  Ingredients Servings: 12 1 box Pound Cake Mix (I used Betty Crocker) 3/4 cup Milk 2 eggs 1/4 tsp ground Cinnamon 1...

How COVID-19 Is Changing The Way We Eat

How COVID-19 Is Changing The Way We Eat

 Urban Agriculture and the Benefits of Growing Your Own Food If the Coronavirus has taught us anything, it may be that as a society we are grossly under-prepared to deal with a crisis of this magnitude. In the US at least, Government policy and subsidies have for...

Apple Parsley Grilled Cheese Sandwich

Apple Parsley Grilled Cheese Sandwich

What’s not to love about grilled cheese? Make it vegan if you wish. The addition of apple and pecans add a delicious sweetness and texture to this timeless classic.  Ingredients Servings: 1 2 slices wheat bread 1/4 cup (35 gram) mozzarella 1 tablespoon (4 gram)...

Mint and Sweet Potato Curry

Mint and Sweet Potato Curry

Fresh mint helps keep this delicious curry light and fresh. Add in some peppers or cherry tomatoes too, if you have some to spare. Ingredients Servings: 4 small bowls ½ tsp mustard seeds ½ tsp fennel seeds 1 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil 3 cloves garlic, chopped 1 ½ tsp...

Lime Basil Dessert Pie

Lime Basil Dessert Pie

A slightly unusual combination of two summer favorites come together in this crowd pleasure. Not sure about adding the basil? Neither were we. But give it a shot - we think you’ll be impressed 😉  Ingredients Servings: 8 1 package (8 ounces) reduced-fat cream cheese 1...

Social Distancing and It’s Impact on our Planet

Social Distancing and It’s Impact on our Planet

The global pandemic that has recently turned our world upside down, has had a profound effect on our economy, our mental health, our lives and...perhaps the environment. While the coronavirus is clearly not something to celebrate, there is a curious and perhaps...

Whole Wheat Shells With Globe Basil

Whole Wheat Shells With Globe Basil

Best enjoyed in summer, when tomatoes are at their peak, but if you’ve got some fresh Globe Basil growing on your window sill we say use it! Sun dried tomatoes would also work well, if fresh is out of season.  Ingredients Servings: 2 Shell pasta for 2 2 tbsp extra...