Shishito peppers are sold in Denver, Colorado in mainstream supermarkets. I used to find them in Asian markets but now they are getting popular and more people are wanting to savour these chiles or pimientos, so exciting! In Spain, they have a very similar pepper known as Padrón peppers- pimientos de Padrón. Both of these peppers are the bomb.Read more
I love kale in a variety of dishes. Kale in soups stays strong and it gives it a hearty flavor. Kale in chips, so toasty and crispy. Kale in smoothies, it gives it a kick stronger than spinach. Kale as a wrap stays well all day long. Here is a kale salad with leftover lentils.Read more
In the fall you can find these small pumpkins in the United States. These are known as pumpkin pie squash. Read more
Butternut squash soup with quinoa is ideal for a light dinner. This soup is vegetarian but if you prefer add cooked shrimp on top when ready to serve. Butternut squash is a great source of many vitamins, including vitamin A and beta-carotene. Read more
Let’s get some peaches and when they are a little on the soft side, and ripened, bake them with a mixture of oats, cinnamon and milk. It is gluten free and easy to prepare. It can easily serve two people, but I have served it four people without a problem in my family. Sometimes all we need is a small dessert after dinner, don’t we? Read more
Chicken tacos made in the Instant Pot are simple to make. I have the instant pot ‘ultra’ which has more buttons to explore and play around. Start gathering your spices and mix them in a bowl together. Read more
It is hot and in the summer we tend to be in the 90 degrees F! Prepare an iced tea with the help of the sun, easy and refreshing. Read more
If you enjoy rice pudding, you’ll love the quinoa pudding with almond milk. For this recipe I used the Almond Breeze Vanilla almondmilk. This post has been sponsored by Almond Breeze. The vanilla-flavored almondmilk helps to use less sugar in this recipe. The taste of this almond milk with the slivered almonds and quinoa covered with ground cinnamon is a dessert that will fill you up at any time of the day. Read more
Prepare a pumpkin flan for Thanksgiving. Use one can of pumpkin puré and the usual ingredients to make flan. It is a gluten free dessert that I made for a friend who can’t eat pumpkin pie.
Making the caramel is not an easy step if this is your first time. You will place the melted sugar on the bottom of a glass baking dish 9.5 inches x 1.6 inches (24cm x 4cm). I use a non-stick pot to melt the sugar. This step took me several times to get it right when I was learning. Now it’s super easy to do. If you are a beginner, check some online videos on how to melt sugar. Read more
This is a fabulous creamy black bean dip for a party!
[Disclosure: Sesame King sent me samples of the tahini paste. But I was not paid for this recipe, I just used the product. Opinions are always mine. #sample.]
Start with a can of black beans or with fresh cooked black beans. First add some flavor to the black beans by heating them in a pan with some spices. Chop tomato, garlic cloves, and onions and add to the black beans. Season with salt and black pepper. Add fresh herbs such as cilantro or parsley. Read more