Salsa-hummus tomatoe bites

Gather your favorite hummus, and your favorite salsa, mix in equal amounts in a small bowl. Slice some tomatoes (cherry, or small ones) in two, remove the watery seeds. Fill tomatoe halves with hummus/salsa mix, arrange on a serving dish, sprinkle some paprika, and DONE! With 33 seconds to spare. Yes! #5secondmeal  

Pretzel bites with sweet+spicy mustard dip

If you plan to make the mustard dip, soak the mustard seeds at least 24 hours, preferably 48 hours prior. A big thanks to Vegan Richa for this great recipe, and to nouveauraw for the mustard one. Great for use as an appetizer with a couple beers while working on the main course ūüôā I’m…

Healthy fries!

But there’s nothing healthy about fries you say, my nutrition-aware reader! Or, there is as long as they’re sprinkled with fresh parsley and lemon juice like those from that Greek restaurant (yes, Maureen, I’m talking about you!). Well, try those parsnip fries. And if it’s your husband doing the groceries, you need to write: parsnips,…

A twist on Momofuku rosemary nuts

There are all sorts of snacks recipes out there, probably as varied as the human taste can go, so yeah… Pretty varied. The original recipe was¬†featured in the New York Times ( February 2015, Momofuku Milk Bar Approved Snack);¬†¬†I modified itslightly, mostly to decrease the amount of sugar. Yields¬†4c of herbed nuts, with about 5…

Caulika muffins

I am very¬†excited to share¬†my first recipe! These little muffins come out in the funnest shade of green. They’re perfect Saint Patrick’s treats. Being French, I could not live my life without bread.¬†And I run a lot, so I¬†need my carbs. I also have read bunch about how evil gluten is, inflammatory and fattening and…