Watermelon Gazpacho - Cold fruit and vegetable soup made easily in a blender, perfect for hot summer days. gluten free and paleo options
Soup, Vegetables and Salads

Watermelon Gazpacho with Goat Cheese – Crazy Ingredient Challenge

This month's Crazy Ingredient Challenge ingredient's had me stumped at first: Watermelon and Goat Cheese. Then I had a vision in the middle of the night. I love it when that happens, don't you. Watermelon Gazpacho served with goat cheese crumbles. PERFECT, especially in this summer heat.   The Crazy Ingredient Challenge is similar to… Continue reading Watermelon Gazpacho with Goat Cheese – Crazy Ingredient Challenge

Mutant Muffins: Lemon Blueberry Muffins with Spinach - A low fat lemon blueberry muffin colored with spinach puree for your TMNT fan.
Breads, Breakfast, Desserts

Mutant Muffins: Lemon Blueberry Muffins with Spinach #CIC

Every¬† month the Crazy Ingredient Challenge Bloggers choose two ingredients that may not normally be paired together and make a recipe from them. This month we chose Spinach and Blueberries. I could have gone with a salad or a smoothie, but I like to push the envelope a bit with the CIC. So, I came… Continue reading Mutant Muffins: Lemon Blueberry Muffins with Spinach #CIC

Tea Smoked Pork Chops - flavorful pork chops smoked with black tea and simple kitchen equipment.
Main Courses - meat, Pork, Poultry, Seafood

Tea Smoked Pork Chops – Crazy Ingredient Challenge

Do you want the taste of smoked meat but don't have one of those fancy smokers? Well, I have a recipe for you using simple equipment and ingredients you already have in your home: Tea Smoked Pork Chops.   I made this for our monthly Crazy Ingredient Challenge post. Each month the bloggers in the… Continue reading Tea Smoked Pork Chops – Crazy Ingredient Challenge

Thyme Infused Limoncello - homemade lemon liqueur with thyme or other herb (rosemary, basil, etc.)
Beverages

Herb Infused Limoncello – Crazy Ingredient Challenge

It is time for another Crazy Ingredient Challenge, when our intrepid bloggers choose two ingredients not normally paired together and try to make a dish with them. This month we chose thyme and lemons as our two ingredients. Not exactly a strange combination. These two ingredients pair together nicely in so many different ways. But,… Continue reading Herb Infused Limoncello – Crazy Ingredient Challenge

Tomato and Herb Scones - a buttery and flaky savory scone studded with sun dried tomatoes and fresh herbs.
Breads

Tomato and Herb Scones – Crazy Ingredient Challenge

I have a treat for you today. Buttery, flaky scones studded with sun dried tomatoes and fresh herbs. These Tomato and Herb Scones are amazing! I made this recipe as part of the Crazy Ingredient Challenge, a bloggers version of Chopped. We choose two ingredients not normally paired together and try to come up with… Continue reading Tomato and Herb Scones – Crazy Ingredient Challenge

Barbecue Lentil Mushroom Burgers - vegan burgers made with lentils and mushrooms topped with a simple homemade barbecue sauce.
Main Courses - meatless

Barbecue Lentil Mushroom Burgers – Crazy Ingredient Challenge

If you are looking for a tasty meatless meal I have a quick and flavorful idea for you: Barbecue Lentil Mushroom Burgers. Today is the 20th of the month so it's time for the Crazy Ingredient Challenge. A group of bloggers pick two ingredients not normally paired together and create a dish with them. The… Continue reading Barbecue Lentil Mushroom Burgers – Crazy Ingredient Challenge