I first had this salad at a conference that was catered. I have to tell you that I'm not a fan of arugula, but I could not stop scarfing down my lunch! I knew I had to recreate this sweet pot arugula quinoa salad and serve it to as many people as possible.Expose the world to this delicious combination. How to make sweet potato arugula quinoa salad Lets talk about this salad in sections. It's a few different, but all equally imporant parts, together to make it incredible! The quinoa I . . .
If you follow us on instagram you'll know I'm completely addicted to these crispy sweet potatoes & dipping sauce. A good friend made them for us at dinner a few months ago and I can't stop (wont stop) eating them. It's a healthy, seriously tasty snack, side or any meal. I've been making these in the oven- until recently I received an air fryer oven and tried them out in there. SOLD! It cooks them in half the time to a crispy tender perfection. What is an Air Fryer? If you really . . .
One of the new hot products out there now is the Electric Air Fryer. We have received so many questions and comments about this new appliance that knew it was something we needed to review! After owning an air fryer for a while we're ready to tell you everything you need to know about an air fryer. WHAT IS AN AIR FRYER? An air fryer is basically a mini convection oven. Because it is such a small space the air is able to get HOT VERY FAST, it circulates around the food and cooks it quickly, . . .
Strawberry Basil Lemonade. Does that sound a little unusual to you? It is kind of different. When you first drink a sip of the lemonade you're hit with a sweet strawberry lemonade sensation, then comes the bubbles (if you used sparkling water) and then the minty fresh basil. then you die inside of amazingness from this drink. I served this at a few different parties, ALL of parties my friends have devoured this drink! Let me show you how easy it is to make. Best part is you a can make it . . .
Homemade strawberry lemonade screams summer time. BBQ's, potato salad, swimming, and easy strawberry lemonade recipe. Homemade Strawberry Lemonade I first became a huge fan when we were in moscow and the women there always had a fresh batch of lemonade. I had had fresh lemonade, but not much- bot enough to really appreciate it. That's when I gain a love for real homemade lemonade, especially real, homemade strawberry lemonade. How to make this easy strawberry lemonade recipe You'll . . .
A legit lemoncello drink is a lemon syrup + alcohol + lemon peel left to marinate in the syrup and served very very cold-like, you store it in the freezer until serving time. This is a twist on that- its a delicious twist on the drink. My kids love to drink it all year round, especially on hot summer days. We call it limoncello lemonade icee. It's made very similar to the real limoncello BUT sans the alcohol. How to make limoncello lemonade icee Step 1: Make your limoncello syrup. It's so . . .
This is my go to way of cooking Instant Pot quinoa. I love quinoa and its health benefits! I especially love adding quinoa to all my salads. It's light, fluffy can be basically flavorless- but adds a ton of protein to your meal to make it a little more filling with our making it less healthy. I'm showing you how to make instant pot quinoa - the PERFECT quinoa you'll ever make. It's easy and fast! After its cooked toss it with your favorite salads! (like the quinoa caprese salad pictured . . .
This spring I taught an instant pot class for Pinner's conference in San Diego. It was so much fun and had so much information and recipes I thought- why don't I have all this written down somewhere for others to access? I'm finally, now, getting around to writing everything you need to know about an Instant Pot / Pressure Cooker. Feel free to leave some of your own tips in the comments! Here is a link to all our instant pot / pressure cooker recipes. Instant Pot brand worth it? We get . . .
If I could name these babies without it being over the top I would name them... Lemon-Pepper-Garlic-Dill Smashed Potatoes. That's a little too much though right? These ingredients are crazy good together-especially on potatoes! These have been on repeat on our weekly menu. I recently read this book, Bread and Wine by Shauna Niequest. When I started to write this post this one particular quote came into mind...“the difference between restaurant cooking and home cooking—and often, too, the . . .
No one can deny that a cold class of freshly squeezed lemonade is not the one of the most refreshing drinks! Our family is 100% addicted lately. It seems so be our Sunday treat of choice with dinner. I few years ago I had this lemonade recipe at a get together. It taste so delicious- not overly tart, not overly sweet and with all the right ingredients. I was surprised to find it had a secret ingredient to help balance all the flavors! Lemonade Secret Ingredients Of course, FRESH . . .
This lemon cookies recipe are on loan from a friend. At their house they call them call them crack cookies. is that too harsh of a thing to say here? They call them this because they are so good they are severely addicting. Just the glaze itself you could bathe in. no joke. How to make healthy lemon cookies If you want to make a little healthier option with these cookies try substituting the oil for greek yogurt! I've noted the measurements down in the recipe card. You honestly can't taste . . .
Caprese salad is one of the most popular, craved and loved salad out there! How can you not love it. Garden tomatoes, fresh mozzarella and fresh basil. Add some sea salt and any other additional salts you desire and its perfecto. We have restaurant here in southern California that is rather popular, Roma Cucina. Even on a Tuesday night the line to get in was out the door. One of my favorite things to order there is their cypress salad. It's so simple, but so delicious and bursting with . . .