Thai Cucumber Salad

EASY EASY EASY One of the easiest and quickest recipes on my blog. It pairs amazingly well with any asian inspired dish. Palette cleansing. INGREDIENTS DRESSING 1/3 cup rice vinegar 2 Tbsp granulated sugar 1/2 tsp toasted sesame oil 1/4 to 1/2 tsp red pepper flakes 1/2 tsp salt SALAD 2 large cucumbers 3 green onions 1/4 cup chopped peanuts INSTRUCTIONS In a small bowl, combine the rice [...]

Jalapeno Parsley Pesto

It comes a time where your fresh herbs need to be eaten ASAP. There is no better solution than making a quick and easy pesto sauce. I am totally addicted to my new Kitchen Aid food processor  that I got from my mom for Christmas. ___________________ Ingredients 1 bunch of parsley1 jalapeno, diced finely (seeds [...]

Chocolate , Blueberry and Banana Smoothie

Start your day off with this easy and flavourful smoothie. This smoothie is filled with nutrients that are ideal to kickstart your morning.    ____________________________________________   Ingredients 1 banana, ripe 1 tsp of honey 1 tsp of cinnamon 1/8 cup of chia and flax seeds 2 cups of chocolate almond milk 1 1/2 cup of [...]

How To Quick Pickle Veggies

Cool, briny pickles straight from the fridge are one of the simplest pleasures of summer. Quick pickling is also a brilliant solution for preserving a plethora of vegetables from the market or your garden. What Is a Quick Pickle? Quick pickles are also known as refrigerator pickles. They are simply vegetables that are pickled in [...]