Spicy Watermelon & Jicama Salad

July 3, 2017

Happy long holiday weekend to my U.S. folks (and Canadians too, eh?). I thought I would pop in for a short post this week to share a colorful and fun watermelon salad I made recently for any of you looking for another (easy) side dish to prepare for your holiday barbecues tomorrow. I was wary of the spicy watermelon combo, but am now sold and cannot imagine enjoying watermelon without a kick this summer. The flavor seems to completely change,…

Pistachio Mint Ice Cream Pops for #PopsicleWeek

June 27, 2017

Happy summer to you! I hope the first week of the new season has been sunshine-y for everyone. We enjoyed the solstice by having friends over that evening for dinner on our back patio. This was special for us because for one, we really love our friends, and two – we are terrible at nesting and being domestic twenty-something-year-olds (whoops sorry Scott, you’re officially thirty, ya-old-man). So when we accumulated a set of simple patio furniture a few weeks ago it…

Strawberry Hot Fudge Sundae

June 14, 2017

I just finished eating a big bowl of veggie slaw I created for my afternoon snack today, and it was pretty delicious, but seeing these photos makes me wish I had another sundae instead *wink wink*. Ever since my birthday passed, and my tummy troubles kept me from enjoying a celebratory dessert, I’ve had major hot fudge sundae cravings. As of recently ice cream has been a big time tummy-calmer for me, that and roasted sweet potatoes (not together, don’t…