July 2012

lemon orzo with sautéed zucchini + tomatoes

by amy 30 July 2012

today, i’m participating in a fun blogger event — the secret recipe club. how does it work? every blogger is secretly assigned another blog + chooses a recipe from that blog to make. on reveal day (today!), all of our posts go up at the same time, + everyone gets to see who was assigned to [...]

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cantaloupe-basil agua fresca

by amy 24 July 2012

in the warm weather, i’m all about fresh fruits + veggies. the other day, during a quick trip to the grocery store, the fresh melons were calling to me. the cantaloupe looked especially inviting, so i got one, hoping i’d find something interesting to do with it. sure enough, when i started looking up recipes, [...]

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no-bake peanut butter energy bites

by amy 19 July 2012

every day, around 3 PM, i get hungry. i rummage through the cupboards + fridge, + more often than not, i opt for something like potato chips or m&ms. i ain’t proud, but it’s the truth. much of the time, i actually prefer healthier snacks over junk food-type snacks, but unless something healthy is already [...]

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cucumber, tomato + feta salad

by amy 12 July 2012

now that summer is officially here + it’s hot hot hot, it’s hard to get motivated to cook. i mean, i love cooking + baking, but when it’s a zillion degrees out, turning on the oven is not the first thing that i want to do. what i do love when it’s toasty out? easy [...]

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piña colada sorbet

by amy 3 July 2012

if you’re anything like me, the moment the weather gets warm, you’re all, HEY, GUESS WHAT? IT’S ICE CREAM TIME! seeing as the temps have been well above 100 here, it’s absolutely, positively ice cream + sorbet weather. despite not owning an ice cream maker, i really wanted to make some sorbet this past weekend, [...]

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