Tag: basil

Pad Thai Hummus

 I have to admit that Thai food is one of my many food weaknesses. It has such a delightful play on flavors. Spicy. Tangy. Savory. I decided to try the flavors of Pad Thai in a hummus; crazy I know, but it works! It’s immediately addicting and it’s healthy. You […]

Vegan Laksa Soup

 It’s near the end of August and Autumn has set in. Leaves are falling and there’s a chill in the air which means soup season is upon us. I love the flavors in Laksa as it feels like a hug! This soup is definitely not low calorie so I don’t […]

Ratatouille

 I decided to make Ratatouille for the first time. It is fairly simple to make and it’s visually appealing. The addition of herbs de Provence makes this dish in my opinion.   As you can see, the vegetables are colorful and beautiful. Mix together the sauce and line the dish […]

Gazpacho

 There is something about a Gazpacho that says summer, don’t you think? The fragrance of the basil with the tomato is mouthwatering. Gather all the ingredients as this is very fast to make. I use tomatoes that are overripe as they have a lot of juice and flavor. After cooking […]

Creamy Avocado Pesto

 There’s nothing like the taste of Pesto in my opinion! The herbal earthiness of it is tantalizing. I made this one with only a touch of added oil. The avocado makes it very creamy. Put everything into the blender and start pulsing it as you slowly add the water. The […]