Make Ghee at Home

A great way to start this New Year is to make a jar of heart healthy ghee. It’s not difficult to make, it takes a teeny bit of your time and a wee bit of patience. The hardest part is not to walk away from the saucepan towards the end of the cooking time. Your patience will be rewarded with delicious wafts of warm butter swirling around your kitchen and the end product of a gleaming jar of pure ghee. Now, isn’t that a great way to start the year….

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Leek, Parsnip and Sweet Potato Soup with Crunchy Almond Topping

Chilly days call for a warm bowl of soup that warms the heart and hugs the soul. This leek, sweet potato and parsnip soup meets that demand. But wait… it’s adorned with a warm crunchy almond, garlic and sage topping that will be hard to resist.

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Moist and Decadent Carrot Cake

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Moist carrot cake, jam packed with crunchy nuts and succulent pineapple. Adorned with a not so sweet and tangy creamy frosting. I made this a few times already. And believe you me, it gets swiped every single time… No kidding! Try it and let me know…

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Crunchy Apple and Pecan Salad

I could literally ‘Fall’ into this salad, it’s so good. It’s packed with crunchy apples, toasted pecans, dried cherries and not so fall strawberries. All this crunchy goodness is tossed with a yogurt and maple dressing. It’s super refreshing and oh so tasty! Don’t blame me if you can’t stop eating this addictive salad….

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Tender Garlic Scapes and Millet Flour Crumble

farmers market finds

 

Summer is in full swing, the farmers markets are buzzing and garlic scapes are plenty!  An overdose of garlic scapes seemed possible in my realm of things but alas I warn you it was not.  Even after two weeks of continuous garlic escapades, I can’t seem to get enough of these very fragrant and pungent  herbs.  Wait a minute, did I say herb.  Is it a herb or is it a vegetable I ask?

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