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Spring Cooking Challenge 2016 Day -30/31 Carrot Diakon, Popsicle

It really is that crazy time of year! The restaurant is going full steam right now especially with the Best of sea contest!  I’m sorry for the delay! Thirty days hath September,April, June, and November;All the rest have thirty-one,Save February, with twenty-eight days clear,And twenty-nine each leap year. Its been 31 days!  Thank you for joining […]

Spring Cooking Challenge 2016 Day -29 Sweet Vegetable Drink

Sweet Vegetable Drink ½ Cup onions ½ Cup carrot ½ Cup round, green cabbage ½ Cup sweet winter squash 4-6 Cups spring or filtered  water Dice all the vegetables Add vegetables to  boiling water, leave the pot uncovered until it returns to a boil.Cover the pot, reduce the heat to low and simmer 20 minutes. Strain […]

Spring Cooking Challenge 2016 Day- 28 Apple Mint

A little mint or mint tea.. some organic apple juice or apple cider…. oh yah! Great for hot summer days! 1 peppermint tea bag 2 cups of water 2 cups apple juice a lemon wedge   Steep peppermint tea in 2 cups of boiling water until water cools. Remove tea bag and mix with apple […]

Spring Cooking Challenge 2016 Day -26 Oma’s Elderberry Juice

Oma’s Elderberry Juice Ingrid loved cooking with her Oma. Oma made elderberry juice and jam. Opa made elderberry wine 🙂 3 pounds elderberries juice of 1 lemon 4  cups sugar In a large pot heat the berries, lemon juice and sugar on low until the juice starts to flow and then simmer the fruit for […]

Spring Challenge 2016 Day 25- Soycaccino

I came up with this name a few years ago for a soy cappuccino. But this gang knows what I’m talking about! I dont drink a lot of coffee but when I do I like to get a Soycaccino at the Charlottetown farmers market. I think they can make an almond milk one one too […]

Spring Cooking Challenge 2016 Day 24- Almond Milk

      There are so many new nut milks and grain milks out there to choose from. When I was a kid there were two. Rice and soy. Both of which my mom made at home. Eventually Rice Dream came along and that made life easier. Now there are over 15 brands at our […]

Spring Cooking Challenge 2016 Day 23- “Pop”

I didn’t grow up drinking pop. Tried it a couple of times as a teenager but found it to be way too sweet! When my kids were little we came up with our own “pop” or as they said in CT -Soda.   All you need is 2 things Sparkling mineral water Juice   Mix […]

Spring Challenge 2016 Day 21- Shiitake Tea

Shiitake Tea- by Christina pirello Shiitake Tea Dark circles under the eyes seem to be the plague of humanity, with concealer sales in the billions. In truth, this is a sign that your kidneys need a boost. Dark circles mean that they are becoming constricted and dry (you probably have lower back pain, too…), the […]

Spring Challenge 2016 Day 20- Coconut Water

Felix’s favorite beverage right now-Coconut Water! Coconut water is the clear liquid found inside young green coconuts. Its delicious and thirst quenching, a little goes a long way. “I like it plain with no ice just cool” “I like to pour it on my oatmeal” “I like to blend it with fruit, like apples or […]

Spring Challenge 2016 Day 17- Banana Punch

Having just recently been down to the Caribbean I was reminded of this simple tasty treat! Banana Punch 4 ripe bananas 11/2 cups water 1/2 cup soy milk 1/4 tsp nutmeg honey or rice syrup to taste Blend all ingredients in a blender until smooth and frothy. Chill before serving