Tag: basil

Watermelon cooler

Watermelon cooler

Creating healthier alternatives is one of my mottos. I believe that part of the motivation of a “diet” is in finding happiness in what you do. I refer to “diet” in quotes, as I want to refer to the lifestyle choice one undergoes when it…

Homemade Vegan Pesto

Homemade Vegan Pesto

I love basil. It gives an interesting meaning to summer recipes. At this time of the year I usually make pesto as a means of storing this wonderful herb for longer times. At the end of summer, basil leaves will start to die, thus while…

Pesto Zucchini Spagetti

Pesto Zucchini Spagetti

This is one of the primary reasons I have bought the vegetable spiralizer. To make vegetable spaghetti for my favorite pasta sauces. These spaghetti are very easy to make and require minimal or no cooking (if you like eating zucchini raw). I have always cooked…

Preserving Fresh Herbs

Preserving Fresh Herbs

This is the best time to preserve basil or any other herb which will die out by winter. Below is a nice way of preserving fresh herbs for the colder days. You could just toss these ice cubes on your salad and allow them to…

Lentil Pesto Pasta

Lentil Pesto Pasta

I must admit that this is the best pesto pasta I’ve ever eaten. I was drooling over every bite!