May 24, 2011 § Leave a comment
I bought these popsicle molds a year ago and finally decided to try them. I wasn’t a big fan of honeydew until I had the Korean melon pop. It’s a creamy honeydew flavored popsicle, refreshing and perfect on a hot day.
Yesterday my mom gave me some honeydew so I decided to make my version. When I took a bite, it felt like being sprinkled with cool water on a hot day.
It’s simple and delicious! The hardest thing was waiting for them to freeze.
I bought these from Bed, Bath and Beyond. They come with sipping straws attached to the base, which have been useless. These look cooler.
- 1/4 of a medium-sized honeydew melon
- 2 tsp of brown sugar
- 1 tbsp of honey
- 1/2 cup of non-fat greek yogurt
Step 1: blend honeydew and set aside
Step 2: in a bowl, mix sugar, honey and yogurt
Step 3: pour honeydew mixture covering 80% of the mold
Step 4: evenly divide the yogurt mixture into each mold covering remaining 20%
Step 5: with a knife or stick (I used chopstick) swirl yogurt inside mold
Step 6: freeze for 4-5 hours
May 19, 2011 § 1 Comment
There is a bottle of spicy olive oil in the cabinet that has been untouched for weeks. Every time I reach in for something I hear it screaming at me. This recipe is just for you. Though it’s not apparent in the photos, you’re what makes this dish so good.
Serving Size: ~3-4
- 8 oz. of whole wheat spaghetti
- 1 1/2-2 cups of cherry tomatoes
- 1/3 cup of pitted kalamata olives
- 2 tbsp of water
- ~1 tbsp of brown sugar
- 3 tbsp of dried herbs*
- 1 1/2 loose cups of fresh basil
- Olive oil for sauteing
- Spicy Extra Virgin Olive Oil
- salt and pepper to taste
* I used a mix of thyme, rosemary, sage & oregano. Use fresh herbs if available.
Step 1: in a large pot, boil spaghetti (follow package instructions), drain and set aside
Step 2: wash and slice tomatoes
Step 3: slice olives
Step 4: wash and cut basil (chiffonade if you wish)
Step 5: in a lightly oiled pan, saute tomatoes, olives and herbs on medium heat for 3-5 minutes
Step 6: sprinkle sugar, water and saute for 1-2 minutes
Step 7: in the same pan on low heat, mix in spaghetti, drizzle with spicy olive oil, add salt & pepper to taste
Step 8: turn off heat and mix in basil