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Cumin and Lime Coleslaw

Cumin and Lime Coleslaw

Cumin and lime coleslaw is a fresh and flavorful way to make coleslaw that doesn’t taste heavy and makes a great topping to tacos, rice bowls or on its own.  The addition of cilantro, lime and cumin make it a perfect fresh flavor to add 

Easy Dijon Steak Skewers

Easy Dijon Steak Skewers

These easy dijon steak skewers are my favorite way to make steak. Because they are steak tips, they cook up quickly and the easy steak marinade made with dijon mustard is so delicious. I have cooked this on the grill, in the oven and on 

Three Delicious Zucchini Recipes for Summer

Three Delicious Zucchini Recipes for Summer

Zucchini is such a delicious and versatile vegetable that is readily available at the grocery stores and farmers markets in the summer. When zucchini is in abundance in the summer having a arsenal of recipes is important in making sure you don’t get sick of 

Italian Basil Mayonnaise

Italian Basil Mayonnaise

Italian basil mayonnaise is a fresh basil and garlic mayonnaise that tastes great on everything. It is like an aioli without all the work. Italian basil mayonnaise is a really simple and delicious way to enjoy mayonnaise on your favorite sandwiches. This mayonnaise recipe starts 

Zucchini Pancakes

Zucchini Pancakes

Zucchini pancakes is such a delicious summertime recipe when zucchini is abundant. This recipe is a super easy one to make and it is big on flavor.  My family is not a big fan of zucchini but they love this dish!  What is not to 

Grapefruit Lemon and Basil Popsicles

Grapefruit Lemon and Basil Popsicles

Grapefruit and basil popsicles are one of my favorite homemade popsicles that I make. I really love any combination of basil and citrus and maybe that is why I love these popsicles so much. The sweet basil flavor is present in each lick of the 

Basil Simple Syrup

Basil Simple Syrup

Basil Simple syrup is a wonderful addition of flavor to sweeten your iced tea, lemonade, cocktails and popsicles.  The fragrant basil adds a wonderful floral note to the simple syrup and makes a normally boring drink amazing! Making a simple syrup is very easy. It 

Amazing Homemade Pesto

Amazing Homemade Pesto

Homemade pesto is an amazing fresh and vibrant Italian type sauce that can be added to pasta, meat or used as a dip.  There are many types of pesto recipes which utilize many different types of ingredients but this pesto is the more traditional basil