Category: Desserts

  • Blushing Peach-Limeade

    Blushing Peach-Limeade

    It’s yummy, tart, peachy, limey, and so, so refreshing. Not a traditional limeade, the only sweetness to this drink comes from boiling fresh peach peels in water and allowing the water to cool— as a result, you get such a delicious, fresh, fiery-warm meets airy-electric, beautifully blush-pink hydration drink to enjoy on hot summer days…

  • Summery Nectarine and Mint Pancakes with Blueberry Compote

    Summery Nectarine and Mint Pancakes with Blueberry Compote

    Delicious, minty-sweet, and tastes just like summer has arrived. 🙂 Ingredients: Nectarine and Mint Pancakes Blueberries Compote Special Equipment: Prep Time: 30-45 minutes Yields: 4 servings Preparation: I. Make the Pancakes II. Make the Compote Yasmine’s notes: Unlike these pancakes’ Cilantro-Cantaloupe cousins, these Minty-Nectarine varieties are not so noticeably green in color despite their leafy…

  • Cilantro-Cantaloupe Pancakes with Rosemary-Cardamom Apricot Compote

    Cilantro-Cantaloupe Pancakes with Rosemary-Cardamom Apricot Compote

    Light, fluffy, with just enough subtle melon sweetness and cilantro freshness, yet equally with enough filling buttery warmth to satisfy your cake craving on a hotter summer day… all without being too heavy or too sweet. (Also while being a very cheery and pleasing green color to look at, if I do say so myself!)…

  • Jackberry Smoothie

    Jackberry Smoothie

    Dried jackfruit meets frozen blackberries— blending to make a softer, quieter, and very deep, mature sweetness in taste. Earthy-prime to its core! Ingredients: Special equipment: high-speed blender Prep time: 5 minutesYields: 1 serving Preparation: Using a high-speed blender, puree all ingredients together until smooth and serve! Yasmine’s notes: To make this into a green smoothie…

  • Watery Summer Fruit Snack Plate

    Watery Summer Fruit Snack Plate

    A visually stunning, harmoniously watery-prime, tasty, and refreshing fruit plate perfect for sharing! *** And in particular, this is a dish designed to use up any odds and ends, surplus, and/or just going bad fruits you may have in your warmer season— you can easily customize and substitute with any other dried or fresh fruit…

  • Blhubarb Smoothie

    Blhubarb Smoothie

    This tastes almost exactly like a green apple, except of course, it’s NOT a green apple: it’s blueberry-rhubarb… or blhubarb! In refreshing, tart, simple and unassuming smoothie mode. (And yes, I know ‘bluebarb’ looks nicer as that’s what others will call it… but I couldn’t resist, darn it.) Ingredients: Special equipment: high-speed blender Yields: 1…

  • Cherry ‘n Chard Smoothie

    Cherry ‘n Chard Smoothie

    Woody, creamy, fresh, buttery, sweet and dreaaaaamy, this is a great green-smoothie treat for just a cheerful, happy calmness. Ingredients: Special equipment: high-speed blender Yields: 1 servingPrep time: 10 minutes Preparation: Yasmine’s notes:This drink celebrates the chards and the cherries!!!!!! 😀 Seriously, I don’t think I’ve heard of this exact combination for a smoothie JUST…

  • Minty Melon-Berry Smoothie

    Minty Melon-Berry Smoothie

    Sweet, creamy, deep, watery, and dreamy. Ingredients: Special equipment: high-speed blender Yields: 1 servingPrep time: 5 minutes Preparation: Blend together all ingredients in a high-speed blender until smooth; pour into a cup and enjoy! Yasmine’s notes:Absolutely perfect for a hot summer’s day. You feel all kinds of calm and refreshed with this deliciously deep parsley-and-minty…

  • Spring’s Last Dance Fruit and Custard Pie

    Spring’s Last Dance Fruit and Custard Pie

    A pie that honors the changing of the seasons– using up the last of any lingering fresh strawberries and hardiest of apples, tart rhubarb, and deep grapefruit you may have, and slowly ushering in that of the incoming summer with one final, rose-scented spring dance. Ingredients: Spring Custard Filling Custard Pie Shell Special equipment: Prep…

  • Watery-Deep Blueberry Cookies

    Watery-Deep Blueberry Cookies

    With watery-mild prunes as the main sweetener to a black-sesame, almond, and sweet potato base– add fresh blueberries to this cookie mix and you get a very mild, watery-gentle, deeply rich soft and delicious cookie. Ingredients: Special equipment: Prep time: 25-30 minutesYields: 4-8 servings Preparation: Yasmine’s notes: With watery prunes (i.e. so watery that they…