menu ideas

Salads to go with Grills

Salad of Green Beans with Freekeh and Tahini Dressing

I had only intended to take a short break, but somehow along the way it seems to have gotten extended. Travel, visitors, the garden, life, busy with bees, frozen shoulder and some procrastination are a few of the culprits. And while I haven’t gotten into posting new recipes, thought I would add some favorite salads from this blog to menu ideas, hopefully giving you a little food for thought. Continue reading

Three Summer Quenchers

Lavender Lemonade-0165When it’s so hot and so very humid… just like our weather, summer quenchers are always very welcoming. Of course, water is always the healthier option but sometimes you want to sip on something a little sweeter. Continue reading

Winter Warming Soups

Collection of Soups and Soda BreadAs the weather is getting cooler, winter warming soups are always very welcoming. Soups can easily be put together and perfect for serving as a lunch or dinner. You could also pour hot soup into a thermos flask and take to your work place ( your office is probably freezing cold anyway) and enjoy with a lovely thick slice of home-made bread. Also, a good idea is to double up the recipe and make a big pot and freeze portions of soup for future meals. This should cut down on stress of weeknight cooking. This collection of soups will hopefully give you some warming food for thought and I have added them to the  Menu Ideas on this blog. Continue reading

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