Posts made in June, 2019

Summertime Watermelon Gazpacho

Posted by on Jun 21, 2019 in blog | Comments Off on Summertime Watermelon Gazpacho

The other night I decided to get a little ambitious and try a first-time recipe. I studied abroad in Spain in college and when it got muy caliente outside, Gazpacho was the preferred lunchtime dish. At first, I was apprehensive about the idea of cold tomato soup, but since I was such a fan of hot tomato soup, how bad could this be? Well, I got a sweet surprise when I took a sip (they drink it like a smoothie there!) because there was watermelon mixed in! The tanginess of the vinegar with the sweetness of the watermelon and just a touch of tomato kept me coming back for more. I did my best to replicate the recipe and I am proud to say, taking a sip took me straight back...

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Cheesy Pigs in a Blanket

Posted by on Jun 13, 2019 in blog | Comments Off on Cheesy Pigs in a Blanket

Since the Fourth of July is around the corner, how about a lovely appetizer that requires little prep, less clean up, and feeds a lot? I love a good puff pastry recipe, and these cheesy pigs in a blanket just scream summer! Also, they just happen to taste best when dipped in Mama Jess Organic Ketchup! Heres how to make them: First things first, unroll a tube of croissant dough (I used this instead of puff pastry this time, just a bit easier to work with!) and slice each of the croissant triangles in half lengthwise. Lay them out on a flat surface. Oh yeah, don’t forget to pre-heat your oven to 375 degrees F. Next, let’s cheese ’em. I cut slices of...

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Shrimp Fried Cauliflower Rice

Posted by on Jun 7, 2019 in blog | Comments Off on Shrimp Fried Cauliflower Rice

Back at it again with the cauliflower rice! I pride myself in finding new ways to pack in several servings of veggies each day and lately, cauliflower rice has been the answer. No guilt, no bloating, and it’s so darn healthy. Today’s recipe was actually borrowed from Mason Woodruff, who was brilliant with this sweet and spicy combination. You can find his original recipe here: There are a couple of different multitasking steps that occur so read carefully. First, if you are using frozen veggies, steam them according to the package instructions (mine were microwavable and they worked like a charm)....

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