Refreshing Strawberry + Basil Ice Pops

Refreshing Strawberry + Basil Ice Pops

Pin It by Taesha Butler Makes 6 ice pops Ingredients: 2 cups sliced strawberries 7 large basil leaves 1/4 cup water Read more at thenaturalnurturer.com  

Cold Cucumber Basil Soup w/ Peach & Tomato Salsa

Cold Cucumber Basil Soup w Peach & Tomato Salsa

Pin It Serves: 3-4 portions Ingredients: For the soup: Knob coconut oil or ghee 1 medium onion, chopped 2 garlic cloves, minced 1½ large cucumber, cut into large chunks ½ cup cashews (soaked for at least 4 hours) 1½ cup… Continue Reading

Italian Turkey and Tomato Basil Eggplant Roll Pasta Bake

Italian Turkey and Tomato Basil Eggplant Roll Pasta Bake

Pin It Ingredients: 3/4 pound angel hair pasta 1/4 cup basil pesto 2 large eggplants, cut lengthwise into 8 slices 4 tablespoons olive oil salt + pepper, to taste 1 pound lean ground turkey or ground chicken 2 cloves garlic,… Continue Reading

Sun-dried Tomato and Basil Pinwheels

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Pin It Author: Minimalist Baker Serves: 20 Ingredients: 8 ounces (227 g) vegan cream cheese (I love Trader Joe’s brand) 1/2 cup lightly packed (50 g) sun-dried tomatoes (dry, not in oil), chopped (plus more for topping) 1/4 cup lightly… Continue Reading

Pancetta and Gruyere Breakfast Pizza

Pancetta and Gruyere Breakfast Pizza

Pin It Ingredients: ⅓ pizza dough from this recipe 1½ cups Gruyere cheese, shredded 4 eggs 8 slices Pancetta 4 cocktail tomatoes, cut in quarters 2 basil leaves, chopped freshly ground black pepper See more at jocooks.com  

Blueberry & Mango Quinoa Salad with Lemony Basil Vinaigrette

Blueberry & Mango Quinoa Salad with Lemony Basil Vinaigrette-h

Pin It This salad is so light and delicious. Change up fruits and veggies as you like. Author: Veggie Belly Ingredients: 2 cups quinoa 4 cups water 1 cup fresh blueberries 1 cup cubed ripe mango 1 cup cubed cucumbers… Continue Reading

Balsamic Grilled Veggies

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Pin It Ingredients: 1/2 cup balsamic vinegar 1/4 cup olive oil 1 clove garlic, minced 1/2 teaspoon dried basil (or use 2 tsp fresh) 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme (or use 2 tsp fresh) 1/2 teaspoon Florida Seasoned Pepper (or you… Continue Reading

Pasta Tossed with Brie, Tomatoes and Basil

Pasta Tossed with Brie, Tomatoes and Basil

Pin It serves 4-6 as an entree, 6-8 as a first course Ingredients: 4 ripe tomatoes, cut into 1/2 inch cubes 1 pound Brie cheese, rind removed, torn into irregular pieces 1 cup cleaned fresh basil leaves, cut into strips… Continue Reading

Mozzarella, tomato, and basil salad

Mozzarella, tomato, and basil salad

Pin It Serves: 4 to 6 as a first course Ingredients: 3 tablespoons aged balsamic vinegar 1/4 teaspoon sea salt, plus more for sprinkling 1/3 cup extra-virgin olive oil 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground pepper 1 pound fresh mozzarella, cut into… Continue Reading

Cheeseburger Soup perfect for cold & snowy days

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Pin It Ingredients: 1/2 pound ground beef (use 1 pound) 3/4 cup chopped onion 3/4 cup shredded carrots 3/4 cup diced celery 1 teaspoon dried basil 1 teaspoon dried parsley flakes 4 tablespoons butter, divided 3 cups chicken broth 4… Continue Reading

Strawberry Basil Sangria tastes like Spring

Strawberry Basil Sangria tastes like Spring-h

Pin It 1/2 lb of fresh strawberries 1 apple 1 ounce of fresh whole basil leaves 1 bottle of Cline Cellar’s Cool Climate Chardonnay 1/2 cup organic sugar 1 cup of club soda 1 cup of white grape juice 1.… Continue Reading