Tag Archives: mint

Greek “Nachos” with Feta Drizzle

As many of you know, I participate in the Food Matters Project. Here’s how it works. “Each week, one member of the group chooses a recipe from the book. This member is the “host” for the week. The group cooks the … Continue reading

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Minty Watermelon Popsicles

Summertime brings memories of sitting on the front porch slurping homemade popsicles. It’s time to make them for another generation now so they can create their own summer memories. Here’s a way to use up that leftover watermelon. Just blend … Continue reading

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A Pair of Pear Desserts

I’m trying really hard to not let fruit and vegetables go slimy in my frig. It’s wasteful. It’s expensive. It’s unpleasant to deal with. Yesterday I found a still-fresh bunch of fresh mint leaves in my crisper and some perfect … Continue reading

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Quinoa Cucumber Mint Salad

Serves 4-6 1 1/2 cups water 3/4 cup quinoa 1 long English cucumber, diced 1/2 cup finely chopped red onion 1/4 cup chopped fresh mint 1 clove minced fresh garlic 3 tbsp fresh squeezed lemon juice 1/4 cup olive oil … Continue reading

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Raspberry Mint Parfait Shot Glass Dessert

This is a quick and easy dessert that looks impressive. Make this Raspberry Mint Sauce with Balsamic Vinegar, pop it in the freezer and have it on hand for unexpected guests or for a quick dessert. I can think of … Continue reading

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Mohito: Cowichan Style

Is there anything more refreshing than mint? No wonder toothpaste manufacturers rely on it! Try this Mohito recipe on a sunny day. I found this recipe on the Venturi-Schulze website, and knew it would be a hit. It is made … Continue reading

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