28 results for tag: Summer

Blueberry Buckle

Bursting with flavor, Blueberry Buckle is one of my favorite sweets. We usually make it in the summer when fresh blueberries are in abundance, but it can also be made with frozen blueberries any time of the year. The first time we made a Blueberry Buckle was many years ago. We had just picked an enormous amount of blueberries ... More

Virgin Piña Colada (Vegan)

Cool, delicious, and a breeze to make, this Virgin Piña Colada is an absolute favorite in our house.  Kaija, my sister, is joining me for this week’s video.  We always have a lot of fun when we cook together. Ingredients: 1 cup coconut milk 1 cup frozen pineapple chunks 1/2 cup crushed pineapple 1 tablespoon maple ... More

Energy Power Bombs

Do you ever feel like you need some extra energy or nutritional value?  If so, these power bombs are perfect for you.  I take these nutritionally packed power balls with me when I travel, and should I run low on energy, these do the job.  They are such a great little snack.  Did I mention that they also taste delicious. ... More

Zucchini Boats

Zucchini boats are so much fun to serve in the summer.  They look and taste wonderful, delivering lots of nutrients with very few calories.  This is a family favorite. Ingredients: 2 fresh zucchinis 2 fresh ears of corn 2 garlic gloves, minced 1/2 teaspoon dried dill 1/4 fresh red chili pepper, finely minced (optional... More

One-Pot Pasta with Eggplant & Mushrooms

Looking for something wonderful to serve your family this summer?  This is one of my favorites.  I really like this "one pot” eggplant and mushroom pasta dish, and it is so easy to make.  The pasta cooks in the sauce, which gives it a wonderful burst of flavor.  Serve it with some arugula or a simple salad.    It is a ... More

Hasselback Potatoes with Herbs

I love this unique way of baking potatoes.  It must be my Scandinavian heritage as this method originated in Sweden, but I think these are so fun and oh so delicious.  Originally Hasselback potatoes were topped with butter, nuts, and breadcrumbs, but I like mine topped with olive oil, herbs, and vegan parmesan cheese.  Give ... More

Portobello Mushroom Burgers

My sister’s absolutely favorite vegan burger is the Portobello Mushroom burger.  It is basically a large Portobello Mushroom, seasoned, and grilled.   The result is a tasty burger that has a great consistency and looks fantastic. Ingredients: 2-4 large Portobello Mushrooms Olive oil Salt Instructions: Clean and ... More

Amazing Quinoa Tabouli

Tabouli is a wonderful, “out-of-this-world” salad.  I especially like it on hot summer days.  There is something about it that just tastes so refreshing.  It also delivers quite a nutritional punch.  I sometimes serve it with pita bread, sometimes as a side dish, but most frequently just by itself.  Enjoy! Ingredien... More