Watermelon Fruit Salad with Mango, Blackberries and Basil

Here’s a salad perfect for the Fourth. It’s my contribution to this month’s Food ‘n Flix round featuring Dirty Dancing. . . . → Read More: Watermelon Fruit Salad with Mango, Blackberries and Basil

Mango Lime Jam with Ginger

Here is an unexpected taste explosion—Mangos and Limes and Ginger—all in a tiny little jar. . . . → Read More: Mango Lime Jam with Ginger

Strawberry-Mango FroYo

This recipe is so versatile. I can’t imagine any fruity combination that wouldn’t be delicious. . . . → Read More: Strawberry-Mango FroYo

Pomegranate-Ginger Vinaigrette for #FreshTastyValentines

Welcome to #FreshTastyValentines with a wonderful vinaigrette (along with a tasty salad). DON’T FORGET TO ENTER THE GIVEAWAY!!!! . . . → Read More: Pomegranate-Ginger Vinaigrette for #FreshTastyValentines

Coconut Mango and Mint Margaritas

Summertime and the livin’ is easy.

Amen, brother!

It is time for patio sitting and sipping.

Especially on a rainy day.

 

Coconut Mango and Mint Margaritas

2 c. frozen mango cubes 1 c. coconut water with pulp 2-3 oz. blanco tequila 4 large mint leaves 1 oz. lime juice

Place all ingredients in . . . → Read More: Coconut Mango and Mint Margaritas

Mango-Chai Yogurt Pops

The Food ‘n Flix feature this month is Monsoon Wedding. I created a Chai popsicle to celebrate. . . . → Read More: Mango-Chai Yogurt Pops

Tropical Oatmeal Cookies (Made with Coconut Oil)

I was making granola yesterday and wanted to try a cookie based on my favorite granola as well. Here is a healthier (I hope) and tasty oatmeal cookie. . . . → Read More: Tropical Oatmeal Cookies (Made with Coconut Oil)

One leftover mango equals a new margarita!

This is a perfect recipe for patio sitting! . . . → Read More: One leftover mango equals a new margarita!

From one impressionable age to another…

A recipe for a light refreshing salad inspired from “An Embarrassment of Mangoes” by Anne Vanderhoof. . . . → Read More: From one impressionable age to another…

My Favorite Reads

Eat, Pray, Love
Running with Scissors
SantaLand Diaries
Me Talk Pretty One Day
Angela's Ashes
Naked
Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim
Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly
My Life in France
Julie and Julia: 365 Days, 524 Recipes, 1 Tiny Apartment Kitchen: How One Girl Risked Her Marriage, Her Job, and Her Sanity to Master the Art of Living
Garlic and Sapphires: The Secret Life of a Critic in Disguise
A Homemade Life: Stories and Recipes from My Kitchen Table
Tender at the Bone: Growing Up at the Table
The Liars' Club
Code Name Verity
The Paris Wife
The Shoemaker's Wife
The Secret Book of Frida Kahlo: A Novel
Brother of the More Famous Jack
Burying the Honeysuckle Girls


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