Posts Tagged ‘summer’

Tomato Eggplant Galette

Even though it’s September, and everyone else seems to be settling into fall, it’s still hot in our long Southern California summers.  We’re nowhere near ready to plant fall crops, and tomatoes and eggplants are still coming out of our ears.  I say this a little tongue in cheek.  I love that we have a long…

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Build Your Own Layered Ice Cream “Cake”

chocolate mocha ice cream cake

I’ve become a little addicted to these awesome layered ice cream cakes.  They’re not really cakes.  They just look like cakes.  What they really are is layers of ice cream and other delicious elements.  The problem is not that I want to eat them all, it’s that the possibilities are endless.   Seriously.  So endless…

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Frozen Mocha with Greens

While I’m loving that it’s fall…I have to face reality.  The calendar season does not dictate the weather here.  It’s heading back into the 90s this week and I’m wanting a cold drink.  A fun one.  But I’m trying to be healthy.  What’s a girl to do?  The struggle is real.     This is…

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Iced Tea Showdown

It’s been in the triple digits here for several weeks.  It’s supposed to cool down to a mere 93 degrees today, but that’s still hot enough to crave some iced tea.  I’ve been drinking a lot of it lately and decided it was time to change it up a bit. Do you ever get that…

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Lemon Pepper Salami Bites – The Perfect Summer Appetizer

lemon pepper salami bites dailyration.net

You might be asking why these are the ‘perfect’ summer appetizer.  Two reasons: 1-  They involve no heating the house.  You don’t need an oven, stove, toaster…no heat source at all. 2-  They use up bell peppers.  If you garden like I do, you’ve got them coming out your ears.  If you don’t garden, this…

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