My Grandmother’s Swedish Meatballs

My Grandmother’s Swedish Meatballs

My grandmother, or Mormor as we called her, was an industrious and happy woman. She took pride in her vegetable garden, baked an amazing variety of cakes and cookies, knitted sweaters, cross-stitched, wove mats and had all kinds of crafty hobbies. When I was a child,...
Zucchini Carpaccio

Zucchini Carpaccio

This is a very short post because this summer I am barely cooking. In hot weather I crave light, fresh, cold foods. Nothing could be simpler than slicing zucchini strips and marinating them. I saw a variation of this on Skinnytaste and made my own without...
Avocado Ice Cream (Vegan!)

Avocado Ice Cream (Vegan!)

I’m not a vegan, but I am always interested in new avocado recipes! This ice cream is creamy and smooth, I wouldn’t say it tastes strongly of avocados, but it is delicious and I love the colour too! Ingredients: 2 avocados (peeled and pitted) 1 banana 1...
Poke Bowl Lunch!

Poke Bowl Lunch!

Poke bowls are my quick and favourite go-to lunch when I can find fresh tuna! Since I was born in Hawaii, this meal brings back satisfying memories from my childhood. It’s been a long time since I lived in Hawaii, but childhood flavours are indelible. Bowls have...
Carrot Gazpacho with Coconut Milk

Carrot Gazpacho with Coconut Milk

As the weather warms up I start to transition from hot soups to cold ones…gazpacho is always a favourite, so when I saw this recipe on Love and Lemons, I had to try it! My soup turned out a bit chunkier than hers, but the red curry paste and lemongrass give it a...
Cilantro Pistachio Shrimp Pesto

Cilantro Pistachio Shrimp Pesto

Who doesn’t love pesto? I’m a big fan, but I love this new pesto recipe that I discovered at Ambitious Kitchen (https://bit.ly/2F56fNL) because the cilantro-lime twist is such a perfect combination with the shrimp. This was so good, I made it twice in one...