Category Archive: Fruit

Watermelon Salad

Chef Aj's Watermelon Salad
Nutmeg Notebook

Happy Fourth of July! It’s been crazy busy around here for the past week but I wanted to share this delicious watermelon salad that Chef AJ created. It’s so refreshing and perfect for your backyard BBQ and pot lucks all summer long. It might seem like an unlikely combination but trust me – you are …

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South Of The Border Give-A-Way!

All Star Tostados
Nutmeg Notebook

As many of you know I am a huge fan of Chef AJ who is a Culinary Queen in the plant based world. Her recipes have been on my favorites list for a long time. So it’s very exciting for me to have been given a sneak preview of the recipes coming out in her …

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Apple Cranberry Crisp & CorningWare Giveaway

Apple Cranberry Crisp

Happy Monday! This Apple Cranberry Crisp has been made twice now and served to guests who raved about how good it was! I love combining sweet apples with tart cranberries plus the contrast in color is lovely. Oats, oat flour, maple syrup, cinnamon, nutmeg, walnuts and a couple surprise ingredients brings the crisp topping together …

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Peach Berry Cobbler

Peach Berry Cobbler

Fresh peaches are in abundance right now all juicy sweet and dripping in goodness. When buying fresh fruit I sometimes forget that I am only feeding the two of us. It seems as though all my fruit gets ripe at once and suddenly I am faced with 6 ripe peaches and a basket of berries …

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Caribbean Rice,Black Beans & Baked Plantains

Caribbean Rice Black Beans & Baked Plantains

A couple of years ago I had my first taste of plantains at a local Mexican restaurant that served ┬áplantains with black beans and sour cream. It was love at first bite and I was hooked! Since then I have made a healthy version of baked plantains at home. When I saw this menu on …

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