Citrus Grilled Shrimp
Aug23

Citrus Grilled Shrimp

    Shrimp is beautiful, simple, and can be an elegant entree or appetizer.  It is in season in the summer and that tends to be when we crave it most.  Shrimp is a light versatile nosh and pairs well with various fruits, veggies, rice, quinoa or atop a lovely green salad.  Citrus Grilled Shrimp is very flavorful and has a surprising zing from the orange juice and allspice and a tiny bit of warmth from the red pepper flakes.  It can be...

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Italian Almond Cheeze
Aug17

Italian Almond Cheeze

Italian Almond Cheeze (Dairy free, Soy free, Gluten free Veggie Dip and Vegan Ricotta cheese alternative) Almond Cheeze is a great substitute for the real thing, especially if you are dairy, soy, and gluten free.  You can make it fresh at home in your blender or food processor, depending on the consistency you desire.  See Note at the bottom of this post.  With the addition of an Italian seasoning blend and lemon juice, it really...

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Grilled Italian Beets
Aug12

Grilled Italian Beets

            Grilled Italian Seasoned Beets A simple recipe with just a few ingredients, but by adding an Italian Seasoning Blend these beets gain a little more depth.  Most importantly, a good Italian blend compliments the earthy, ruby ringed root quite well.  No need to marinate for hours or any extra preparation.  Beets are one of those root vegetables that people seem to think is either a love or hate...

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