Everything about summer must be cool & easy… Think how easy to go out in a summer night, just a dress and that’s it! Recipes should be as simple as that. Our motto is “To enjoy summer spend less time on kitchen and more on table”
<br />We’re a kind of family who eat ice cream all seasons. During winter we prefer tahini or bitter flavors but summer is time for fruit flavored ice creams! “Granita” is the easiest, simplest way to do it; you won’t even need an ice cream machine.
Abuelito's super-special punch
My grandfather was a healthy man--an eater of "mostly plants" way before it was de moda to do so. Still, my cousins and I could count on one thing every Christmas that broke this rule: a punch made specially for us. Out came my Abuelita's 1970's-style punch bowl, replete with ladle and frosted red cups, which only added to the festivity of the occasion. His punch is fruity and bright, and gets an extra splash of color from a winning ingredient--rainbow sherbet. I promise, this punch will make you very popular with kids of all ages. For an adult version, try adding a hint of rum.
Super antioxidant smoothie bowl
This recipe is amazing for all the right reasons: so nutritious, so quick and easy, so delicious!
Feel free to experiment with different frozen fruit varieties or juices.
Super bean pie
A blend of Great Northern beans, garbanzo beans, navy beans, black beans, black-eyed peas, lentils, pinto beans, and kidney beans fill this legume lover's treat.
A muffin recipe has to be really good to get my endorsement. When it comes to baked goods, I have an exacting palate, and I am very particular about my muffins. Too many so-called muffins
Caramilk brownie bites
My sister and her husband came to visit a while ago, and very thoughtfully brought me a post-gestational-diabetes present - a large box of Cadbury's chocolate bars. I believe the box held 50 assorted bars,
Chocolate cherry breakfast bars (original recipe)
The dreaded school lunch. I don't quite know why this is, but making children's lunches for school is about as rewarding as making a beautiful gourmet dinner and then flushing it all down the toilet
Candy cane joe joe ice cream
"What the heck is a Candy Cane Joe Joe?", some of you may be asking. Ah, 'tis a sad business that not everyone in the world can know the pleasures of the Candy Cane Joe