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Paleo Pumpkin Spice Latte

This is my healthier version of the popular Starbucks drink, which, while delicious, is absolutely loaded with sugar.  You can make the recipe hot or iced, but since we are still dealing with weather in the 90′s here I went with iced.  Lots of ice.  I am not really much of a coffee drinker, but […]

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Shrimp and Coconut Fritters

This combines two of my personal food favorites: Gulf shrimp and fritters.  How can anyone resist a hand-held disc of fried food?  In most cases fritters are made with a flour-based batter, but for these I made a sort of shrimp mousseline with half of the shrimp, some unsweetened, shredded coconut, and some egg, and […]

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Chile-lime Grilled Corn (and a giveaway)

The flavors of chile and lime are used to enliven a lot of popular street snacks, including elote, or Mexican corn on the cob.  Slathered with a crema-based sauce and showered with cotija cheese, ground chiles, and lime, this is not your typical corn on the cob.  There are many variations served as street food, […]

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Chile and Herb Infused Lemonade

I like to think of this as a duel-purpose beverage, because it is both an unusual and delicious addition to a barbeque or party, as well as a sort of healing tonic if you are recovering from a virus or some sort of physical trauma.  Since I am currently doing all of those things (recovering, […]

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Grilled Flat Iron Tacos with Sweet Pickled Onions

Grilled Flat Iron Tacos with Sweet Pickled Onions

Those of you have have been reading along for a while know that I rarely post recipes for beef.  The reason for this is simple: we only eat meat if we feel confident about the way the animals have been raised, and that rules out the vast majority of meat produced in this country.  That’s […]

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Grilled Vegetable and Black Bean Tacos

Grilled Vegetable and Black Bean Tacos

This is the perfect time of year to make these easy grilled tacos–just grab what looks good from your garden or Farmers’ Market, grill it up, toss it together, and fill your tortillas.  I promise no one will miss the meat. For this batch I grilled zucchini, sweet corn, and Anaheim chiles, then sliced them […]

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