Jul 272012
 
Herbed Ricotta and Heirloom Tomato Crostini

Nothing says summer to me like good tomatoes.  My mom grows the BEST tomatoes every summer and growing up I would eat them straight off the vine because they were that sweet.  Since I can’t be at home to enjoy them this year, I found a close second to mom’s…baby heirlooms at the farmers market. [read more…]

Jul 212012
 
Blueberry-Lemon Yogurt Bread

Food has many purposes–to give us fuel, keep us healthy, make us happy, and the one I will focus on today, make people like you.  You might be saying…wait, you make friends by being kind and outgoing and friendly.  Wrong.  You make friends by feeding them delicious things.  Evidenced by this blueberry-lemon yogurt bread that [read more…]

Jul 042012
 
Red, White, and Booze Jello Shots!

Happy 4th of July!! I’m celebrating with these festive jello shots.  No packaged jello here…just fresh fruit, juice, gelatin (and of course a hefty portion of vodka).   I love jello shots for a party, but don’t love the regular jello options–either you have the one thats packed with sugar or the sugar-free one that [read more…]

Jun 132012
 
Sesame Crusted Tuna with Avocado-Wasabi Sauce

I can’t believe that less than five years ago I wouldn’t even go near seafood or fish of any kind (except for maybe those little orange crackers) and now it’s basically the only thing I order when I eat out.  The only problem is that it can get pretty expensive at restaurants so I decided [read more…]