Have you ever had peach ice cream that didn’t have much peach flavor? Maybe I should rephrase that: have you ever had peach ice cream that had enough peach flavor? I haven’t until now, although this isn’t exactly ice cream. It’s nonfat Greek frozen yogurt, sweet with a little tang, blended with two whole . . . → read on: Roasted Peach Frozen Greek Yogurt – $.67 per serving
To get the most flavor out of peaches, roast them! Roasting takes the tart edge off and intensifies their flavor, and makes them soft, juicy and perfect for adding to baked goods, dessert recipes or just eating on their own. Here’s how in a few easy steps:
1. Heat the oven to 450.
. . . → read on: How to Roast Peaches
This gorgeous power salsa has lots of authentic flavor and extra kick from roasted poblano peppers. . . . → read on: Black Bean, Sweet Corn and Roasted Poblano Salsa – $.77 per serving
The next time I’m craving cheesecake, or even before that, I’m whipping up some Raspberry Almond Cheesecake Bowls. They’re easy, budget friendly and about 250 hard-working calories each, which is hard to believe when you taste them. They’re beyond luscious, a real “I’m worth it!” dessert experience. You could pull off eating these in . . . → read on: Raspberry Almond Cheesecake Bowls – $.99 per serving
Remember when you were a kid in school and the teacher only had to say those two magic words – pizza party – and everyone went wild? Get ready to shriek and run around the room like it’s a 4th grader mosh pit (if you’re at work this’ll be especially awesome) because . . . → read on: Personal Portobello and Pepper Pita Pizzas – $2.13 per pizza
I’m going to make a bold statement here: this may be the only tomato sauce you ever need. I say that because it’s the only tomato sauce I ever need. Thick, rich, loaded with savory roasted garlic flavor plus easy and a steal to make. A total go-to recipe. . . . → read on: All Purpose Semi-Homemade Roasted Garlic Tomato Sauce – $.38 per serving
A day after I made this I saw a Buzzfeed post about 19 Signs You’re In A Relationship With Humus. Prophetic! It’s only been a few days since hummus has been back into my life and I’m ready to change my relationship status to “it’s complicated.”
It’s been a long time since . . . → read on: Roasted Garlic Hummus – $.21 per serving
This is a perfect mid-day salad: light and refreshing, filling and satisfying, full of gorgeously complex flavors, totally fun to look at and easy to tote around in your container of choice. It’s got plenty of fiber, vitamins and a little bit of protein to get revved up and ready for whatever’s . . . → read on: Tangy Cabbage Salad with Apples and Smoky Pecans – $1.80 per serving
Here are some pics Graeme and I took one evening in July when we took Fi and Zoe for a walk. What an awesome time! For the record, wrangling a Boston terrier and a camera at the same time is pretty hilarious.
Zoe looks like she’s partially submerged in water, which she is. . . . → read on: July Derg Walk
I know the way to make any food into an instant party: put it in a wonton cup! They’re easy to make, low in calories and fat and incredibly cute. I filled this batch with fresh strawberries tossed with a hint of sweet agave and zingy orange and lemon zest, and they’re so . . . → read on: Fresh Strawberry Wonton Tarts – $.43 per tart