Tag: simple

  • 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 Spinach, Summer Squash, and Stone Fruit Sauté

    Watery Spinach, Summer Squash, and Stone Fruit Sauté

    Gentle and calming, with bright green plums, serious-sweet prunes, and summery-warm peaches offering pleasantly sweet notes to a watery-prime meal. A nice way to start a quieter, slower summer morning when you may want a pensive and reflective time. Ingredients: Prep time: 15 minutesYields: 2 servings (up to 4 servings if you want this meal…

  • 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…

  • Red Lettuce and Roast Beef Wrap

    Red Lettuce and Roast Beef Wrap

    Light, fresh, quick, and calming in a watery way– simple, and yet so crisp. Perfect for when you just need to make something easy while you’re out on the go in warmer times. Ingredients: Prep time: 5 minutesYields: 1 serving Preparation:Layer the roast beef, tomatoes (whole or sliced into smaller pieces, your choice), and red…

  • Fresh Herbed Wood Ear ‘Pasta’

    Fresh Herbed Wood Ear ‘Pasta’

    Try wood ear mushrooms for yourself in this way and see how they FIT as a pasta replacement. The textures, the tastes… the delightful, deep quirky colors! Ingredients: Prep time: 15 minutesYields: 1 serving Preparation: Yasmine’s Notes:(For your visual reference!) These are dried wood ear mushrooms, if you haven’t seen them before! I was first…