Much ado about matcha in Los Angeles
In Greek mythology, Persephone ate six pomegranate seeds and was stuck in Hades every winter. Perhaps if she’d known how to prepare the fruit herself, she could have avoided that whole mess.
This mandarin orange marmalade is made from leftover oranges.
Your morning coffee and your afternoon tea time are calling for these grain-free citrus pistachio scones.
Light and refreshing, this Kiwi Pear Green Smoothie is a delicious way to eat more fruit! Only four ingredients stand between you and a great morning.
A well-seasoned snack of Fried Mint and Cayenne Chickpeas.
Dark spotted, fragrant bananas are ideal for baking, adding bold flavor to banana muffins, banana bread, and banana cake.
Onion Rava dosa (Indian Pancake variety) is a popular South Indian breakfast which is very easy to prepare.
A wintery spice cake with persimmons is flourless and dairy free. Have with a cup of tea and enjoy.
Humble, hearty, and nourishing, these Blueberry Oatmeal Muffins are more than just a sweet way to start your day–they’re an offering of love.
Labneh is a strained yogurt, or yogurt cheese with a thicker consistency. Add stewed kumquats and you have a flavorful snack.
So you start out with a really simple base recipe that then can be made into any of these flavors, isn’t that great? Yeah, and there are only 5 main ingredients! Plus, this recipe shows you how to make healthy cookie dough.
Muffins are a breakfast food, even if they are double chunky chocolate chip muffins, right?
Get creative with the fried risotto balls to incorporate unique sauces or vegetables and a delicious appetizer.
Biryani arancini is a fantastic fusion recipe that is perfect for any kind of of leftover Indian rice preparation.
Biscotti – the cookie that feels so wrong as you make it: it goes against every typical cookie recipe, because you bake it, slice it and then bake it again, to the point where it’s a cookie rock. But that’s what coffee is for. To tenderize that cookie rock so that you can savor the sweet delicate flavor of it.
Ground almonds and a rich meringue make for delicious gluten-free cookies along side a cappuccino.
Green smoothies are incredibly healthy and an easy and quick way to get your daily intake of vitamins!
What is great about energy bites is that they do not require any baking, they pack a bunch of protein and other good stuff to keep you going throughout the day, and they can be eaten for breakfast, snack, or dessert. This simple recipe calls for dates, coconut, and almond butter.
Kuchen is a German cake. This Kuchen is made with apples, honey, and ginger and is the perfect dessert, tea time snack, or with morning coffee.
This heart-healthy juice doesn’t need any added sugar to taste sweet and you won’t even notice all the veggies you’re drinking.
To celebrate National Nut Day, try these 10 nutty recipes that are great for breakfast, lunch, dinner, dessert, or snack!
P.S. If you’re interested in the details of how I plan my grilled cheese parties, including the set up, you can check out my How To Plan an Epic Grilled Cheese Party list.
Summer is still going on strong in some parts! Try to stay cool in these final warm summer days with this bowl frozen blend of strawberries, bananas, ginger, and peaches.
Radishes are delicious as an addition to a salad. A little peppery and crispy. Delicious because this vegetable can just put that extra accent. And what I also think is a great way to enjoy them is to dip them in salt. Then it becomes a delicious snack. Nice for Sunday and healthy too.
This Chocolate Zucchini Coconut Oil Bread is made healthy with plenty of zucchini, whole wheat, and coconut oil instead of butter. It’s decadent, moist, and utterly satisfying for breakfast or dessert.
Basic Homemade Granola. Made with Old-Fashioned oats, brown sugar, maple syrup, oil, vanilla extract and pinch of salt. Great for breakfast or snack!
Soft and slightly-sweet double chocolate roll-out cookies made with buckwheat for a nutty flavor and extra texture. Can also be made in slice-and-bake form!
Give Summer one last hurrah with Ricotta Stuffed Squash Blossoms. These edible flowers turn into the perfect antipasto when stuffed and fried!
Rustic Polenta Pizza isn’t your traditional pizza. It’s a unique twist that offers new flavors and textures by a crust out of the polenta itself!
A drinkable pumpkin pie made with almond milk and sweetened with just a hint of maple syrup. It’s filling, full of protein, fiber and is perfectly spiced.
For those of us who bake bread at home are constantly looking for ways to utilize the excess bread starter, try this sourdough cracker recipe.
Make these energy bites in a jiffy and keep yourself powered through the entire day.
Easy 4-ingredient chocolate covered peanut butter bites make the perfect afternoon treat or mini dessert for any time of day.
Granola is very popular breakfast and snack food which is also super easy to make. In fact, making homemade granola is healthier and tastier than store-bought version. In addition to a healthy breakfast and snack option, granola is very popular food choice to carry on treks/trails and camping since it’s so lightweight yet nutritious and filling.
This Carrot Pineapple Muffins that are topped with macadamia nuts and a pineapple glaze is inspired by the tropical flavors of the Hawaiian island of Kauai.
This recipe is easy and comes together fairly quickly with minimal sweat effort. It even tastes better the next day when the fruit works its way into the crust for a softer, more buttery bite.
Taralli are a typical southern Italian snack that play host to many flavors. They’re “breadsticks” that are a blank canvas for anything you can imagine.
Mix up a batch of these cocoa peanut butter energy bites and celebrate the fact that you now have a nutritious and delicious snack on hand.
It’s easy to scale this recipe. It would be the perfect dessert for a potluck or a snack to keep in the fridge over a week. It’s best to add the mint right before you eat the fruit salad (otherwise it wilts).
Need a new snack in your life? Make a batch of these Sriracha roasted nuts and have on hand a perfectly salty, spicy protein-packed snack with a hint of lime.
The days are longer, the nights are warmer, and there’s always an excuse to be outside. Yours is being on the grill. Think you’ve got some serious BBQ’ing skills? Here is the challenge! Whether your bronzed guests are laying out by the pool, hitting the waves, playing at the park, or you are hosting an al fresco soiree, keep them having fun in the sun all day long with these morning till sunset grilled meals!
Taking a great thing and making a new great thing.
While many mark spring by the first blossoms of crocuses and daffodils, for me it has always been the season of weird, wild, green things. From sorrel to green garlic, lambs quarters to fava beans, indulge in spring’s catwalk of here-then-gone harvests.
Quick make-ahead breakfasts, like these Peach Almond Oatmeal Muffins, nourish you and get you on the road fast.
For breakfast or a refreshing snack, this bright chia pudding is loaded with lime an mango for a burst of flavor and color.
Have a few ripe avocados on your hands? Make this. In minutes you could be snacking on this avocado dip loaded with lime juice and protein from the white beans.
Smoky cumin and garlic seasoned baked beet chips are accompanied by a lemon labneh dip for a refreshing snack that will cure your cravings without weighing you down.
These are pretty ridiculous. Simple ingredients, easy to follow, you can even get artsy with the white and milk chocolate drizzle on top. Think of an edible Jackson Pollock painting.
Navratri, meaning “nine nights” is a Hindu holiday that celebrates the feminine form of the Devi, or godess. In honor of this nine day celebration where one must fast, this is a sweet potato recipe to have in small amounts throughout the celebration.
Made with creamy avocados these rich chocolate truffles are a perfect snack or sweet for your Valentine.
Traditional dutch apple fritters are perfect for an afternoon snack or a way to end dinner on a refreshing but sweet note.
Of course matcha can be a wonderful addition to chia pudding. Coconut whipped cream to top it off? Yes please. Why didn’t we think of these sooner?!
Have as a decadent breakfast or a high tea time treat. Scones are the quintessential English indulgence.
A great snack if roasted until crispy or a perfect winter salad topping, these spicy chickpeas loaded with protein will keep you fueled.
Dates are nature’s candy. Easy to prepare as a snack or small treat after a meal, these bites are not only rich but nutritious too.
Fried cauliflower is dusted in ras el hanout spice and is served with bright lemon juice and a creamy hummus dip whipped with yogurt and feta. A perfect game day snack.
Packed with fresh figs, chia seeds, and gluten free oats, these fig newton bars are a delicious blast from the past and a nutritious snack, too.
Sweet, cinnamon-y, and with a great nutty crunch, these date bites are a perfect snack to have on hand in your freezer for when hunger strikes.
Filled with healthful oats, whole wheat flour, peanut and honey, this granola forms into perfect crunchy chunks that tastes like a peanut butter cookie. Serve at breakfast with Greek yogurt for a sweet start to the day.