Mint

Honey Roasted Tamarillos with Coconut Yogurt

I just discovered tamarillos this summer and they’re a pretty interesting fruit — almost like a cross between passion fruit and tomatoes.  They’re delicious raw, if you remove the skins (they can be bitter) but even better when roasted or gently sauteed.  Add them to your morning yogurt, granola or toast! Honey Roasted Tamarillos with […]

Butternut Squash and Persimmon Galette with Fresh Mint and Salted Pepitas

For me, fall always signals tart, galette and pie season.  Although there are so many recipes that can be enjoyed year-round, I’m usually only heavy into the pastry game from September to December. What I love about galettes is that they’re faster and much more informal than traditional pies; perfect if you want to test […]

Blackened Sustainable Wild Halibut with Cucumber Mint Slaw

This is a perfect weeknight meal, it’s quick, refreshing and light.  I had this dish on my table in under 30 minutes and there are numerous variations with respect to fish and additions to the slaw…so you may want to bookmark this one! Cucumber Mint Slaw 1 cup chopped cucumber 1/4 cup chopped mango (optional) 1 cup non-fat […]

Homemade Pink Lemonade Spritzer with Fresh Mint

It’s Friday and it’s summer, this calls for a white wine spritzer!  …with homemade lemonade of course. Homemade Pink Lemonade Spritzer with Fresh Mint (adapted from Martha Stewart) 1 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice 1/2 cup freshly squeezed grapefruit juice 1 cup sugar 2 cups club soda 1/4 cup cranberry juice 1 bottle dry white wine […]