18 posts tagged lemon

Honey Lemon + Chili Roasted Squash

While simple roasted squash wedges with olive oil, salt, and pepper are delicious on their own, the addition of lemon, honey, chili, and the aromatic spices really turns up the flavor. The combination of sweet, spicy and tangy will really make your taste buds happy. You could serve them for a healthy snack or a luxurious side with grilled meat, poultry or fish. The cutups are excellent in salads or pasta dishes. Continue Reading

Lemon Blueberry Tart

This blueberry tart is made with a homemade gluten free pastry crust. The ingredients are pretty basic. I replaced half of the rice flour with millet flour giving it a nutritional boost and buttery flavor. It has a thick crumbly, cookie-like crust, on the outer edges, and the bottom crust under the filling is slightly cake like. The buttery millet crust is filled with slightly sweetened, creamy lemon custard and fresh BC Blueberries. The perfect summer dessert! Continue Reading

Cabbage Stirfry

Aren't we all love quick and easy recipes that aren't boring, so today I am sharing a quick and easy cabbage recipe. It is made with minimal ingredients and tastes fabulous! It has a tempering made with mustard seeds and Bengal gram lentils which greatly adds to its taste and texture. I often add paneer which makes it more delicious and nutritionally adequate. This dish can be enjoyed as a main with roti or as a side with rice and curry or as a filling for wraps and sandwiches. Continue Reading

Minty Fruit Salad

Now, that spring is in full swing I welcome the warm weather with this beautiful fruit salad. It is so simple to prepare that I didn't even intend for this to become a blog recipe, but it's so delicious that I knew I had to share it with you guys! This is no ordinary fruit salad. It goes from simple to sublime when tossed with mint, lemon and fresh grape dressing. When you put a spoonful into your mouth, you can taste a combination of different flavors. This makes the salad feel fancy enough to serve to guests for a potluck, picnic, or party. I actually took this fruit salad to a picnic last week and people loved it. Continue Reading

Naturally Sweetened Beet Lemonade

You've heard the saying: when life hands you lemons make lemonade. I recommend taking it a step further and making Beet lemonade. Not only does this beet lemonade tastes great, it is refreshing, adds nutrition and looks pretty! Plus it is refined sugar free. Yes, you read that right! With my daughter off sugar from a month and not eaten her own birthday cake, I could not think of adding sugar to the lemonade. Continue Reading