Tag: lemon

Lemon ricotta zucchini pasta

This just might be my favorite quick summer dinner. And with a mix of flavors that take me all the way to Italy. This lemon ricotta zucchini pasta comes together very quickly. It is made with a 30-second ricotta sauce,…

Honey apricot chamomile iced tea

Are you a coffee or tea drinker? I admit I never really ask people this, but I do always get the impression that it’s an important question as well as the answer that follows. Coffee drinkers and tea drinkers can be friends, right? We don’t hate each other? One can be both?

honey apricot chamomile iced tea

I admit I’m more of a coffee drinker. I want to get into the habit of drinking more tea, especially in the evenings but I haven’t done that yet. I’ve been trying for a while and just cannot commit to it. It’s funny because I love trying new tea varieties and I stock up on a lot of tea, especially during the colder months, but then I never finish drinking the whole box. Which is why I have a shelf in the kitchen packed with tea, but that’s a story for another day.

Refreshing red quinoa salad with peas, beans and herbs

After that lasagna recipe, I thought it was time to share something lighter and more refreshing. It’s gotten really warm around here and so I’ve been thinking of salads a lot more and enjoying them a lot more too. And with the modest garden I’ve planted, I really want to make more recipes that call for a lot of herbs.

refreshing red quinoa salad
Thinking of what to make I turned to Yotam for inspiration. I am a big fan of his work and his cookbooks will make your mouth water more than any other out there, in my humble opinion. My eyes got stuck on a red quinoa salad from Plenty More, the mention of parsley and lemon was enough for me to give it a try.