Tag: Foodie

Foodie Friday: Pineapple Radish Salsa

Hot summers require lighter dishes and I decided to try something different. Last year I made a mango radish salsa that was fantastic but I wanted to change things up a bit. Ingredients: 1 full pineapple – diced 1 bunch radish – thin sliced 1/4 bunch cilantro – roughly chopped 1 – 2 jalapenos –

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Belize: Chocolate Boutique

Yes, a chocolate boutique, you read that right. Visiting the Belize Chocolate Company was kind of impromptu. We were exhausted but didn’t want to waste a minute of our time on the island. Our adventure with the Belize Chocolate Company actually started two days before at Blue Water Grill. After we were stuffed instead of

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Foodie Friday: Dill Pickle Experiment

Keltin loves pickles and especially dill pickles. We recently ended up with some pickling cucumber and I thought that I’d try my hand at turning them into actual pickles. I don’t have the equipment to properly “can” these, so these are refrigerator pickles only. I have a ton of fresh dill leaves from my areo-garden

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Foodie Friday: Lemon Balm-Blackberry Meringue

Last weekend I had enough people over to cook some recipes that make more than Keltin and I should each normally. For dinner I made Coq Au Vin Blanc (from this post) and it turned out fantastic but for dessert I wanted something lighter. Thus I decided to try my hand at a meringue based

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Green Tea Honeysuckle Cake

As Easter is this weekend I thought i would share what I am making for our family lunch: Matcha Honeysuckle Bundt Cake. I’ve made this recipe once before – at the wrong time of year – and I’m excited to share this bright and delicious cake with my family! See the recipe here: https://mcgeetraveltales.com/2017/12/15/foodie-friday-green-tea-honeysuckle-bundt-cake/

Foodie Friday: Rice Bowl Recipes

In the interest of eating better without sacrificing flavor I’ve started making more rice/power/poke bowl meals. Besides tasting good they are normally fairly easy to make and can be geared towards omnivores, vegetarians, or vegans depending on your dietary preferences. This dish doesn’t have a set list of ingredients, put in them what you like

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